Public Schools is an open enrollment district. If a student resides out
of the boundaries of a school, an open enrollment form must be
completed. Open enrollment applications for the 2017-2018 school year can be submitted to schools staring January 15, 2017.
Early Entrance Screening for 2017-2018
your child turns 5 (for kindergarten) or 6 (for first grade) between
September 1 and December 31 and you would like to have your child
screened for early entrance, contact your child's home campus.
Full Day and Half Day Kindergarten Programs
Public Schools provides half-day and full-day kindergarten programs.
Kindergarten registration is currently on-going. Please contact your
home school for specific times and half-day/full-day information.
kindergarten sites are determined on a year-to-year basis according to
parent enrollment by region and space availability.
Kindergarten Age Requirement
- To register for kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year, children must turn 5 prior to September 1.
- Please register your child at the school they will be attending.
Children who turn five between 1 September and 31 December will need to
pass a Gilbert district screening before being admitted to
- To have your child screened for early
entrance into kindergarten for 2017-2018, contact your home campus for
information. A $90.00 fee will be collected at the time the screening
registration form is submitted. Cash, money order, or cashier's check
will be accepted for payment.
First Grade Registration
For entrance into first grade for 2017-2018, children must be six years
old prior to 1 September. Children who turn six between 1 September and
31 December and who have successfully completed kindergarten may enroll
in grade one. Documentation must be provided at registration.
Children who turn six between 1 September and 31 December and have not
successfully passed a kindergarten program will need to pass a Gilbert
district screening before being admitted to first grade. To have your
child screened for early entrance into first grade, contact your home
campus for information. A $90.00 fee will be collected at the time the
screening registration form is submitted. Cash, money order, or
cashier's check will be accepted for payment.
SCHOOL REGISTRATION INFORMATION
To register a student in the Gilbert Public Schools, parents must bring to their neighborhood school:
This documentation is mandatory before your child may start school.
- Birth Certificate - This must be a state or county issued original or certified copy.
Proof of Residency - We must have a copy of proof on file in the form
of a current utility bill, house closing papers or rental contract.
- Current Immunizations - Please contact the school health office for information regarding immunizations.
- Parents driver's license
- Custody papers if divorced
If you are not sure what school your child should attend, you may contact any school for boundary information.