Brunswick City Schools

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2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration Information

The Board of Education has adopted revised board policy indicating a change to the Kindergarten birthday cut off date.   Effective beginning the 2017-2018 school year, the new policy states that your child must be 5 years old by August 1 of the year in which they apply for entrance.
 
ALL KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATIONS WILL BE DONE ON-LINE
(If you do not have access to a computer, computers will be available at the Brunswick Board of Education.)
Beginning February 1, 2017, Brunswick City Schools will begin accepting Kindergarten enrollment applications for the 2017-2018 school year. 
 
Kindergarten registration cannot proceed unless the registration application is submitted electronically, an appointment is scheduled, and all original documents are produced at the time of the registration appointment. Only a custodial parent/legal guardian can officially enroll a student.  Therefore, the custodial parent/legal guardian must be the individual present at the registration appointment.
 

To begin the Kindergarten Registration Process, please follow the steps below:

Step 1Complete the Student Registration Application Form
Click here to begin. If this is the first time  you are registering a student in our district, you will need to create a username and password to access the online Application form.  You will have an opportunity to schedule an In-Person Registration Appointment during the application process.  Please be sure to record that date and time of your appointment. Once you complete the on-line application, you will be directed to the Final Checklist page that confirms you have completed the first step in the registration process.  This Checklist page also lists the original documents you need to bring with you when you attend an in-person registration session.
 
Step 2: Attend an In-Person Registration Session
All In-Person Registration Appointments are held at the Brunswick Board of Education - 3643 Center Road. 
 
Please note: YOU MUST BRING ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS WITH YOU at the time of registration.  Original documents will be photocopied and returned to you immediately.  You will find a list of required documents in the Student Registration Application on the "Checklist" page.

IMPORTANT DATES
  • Wednesday, August 16, 2017:  Kindergarten Parent Orientation Day
  • Thursday, August 17, 2017:  All-Day Kindergarten 1st Day of School

Early Entrance Testing for Kindergarten - 2017/2018

Testing for Early Entrance to Brunswick City School District for the 2017-2018 school year will take place in April/May 2017. Only children who are both academically talented and of superior ability are admitted for Early Entrance. The placement criteria are set at a high level of difficulty so that the under-aged child will not be disadvantaged by his or her age difference. Children will have an individual evaluation by a school psychologist to determine whether they meet all of the following criteria: intelligence within the very superior range of ability as measured by a standardized intelligence test (i.e., children whose intelligence falls within the gifted range); visual motor maturity at a 6-year-old level (i.e., children whose paper/pencil skills equal a first-grade child); superior reading and math skill development; evidence of superior social/emotional adjustment as observed by the school psychologist.
 
Parents who feel their child may meet all of the above criteria need to write a letter which includes the following information:
 
Child's name
Birthdate; Address
Phone Number(s)
Name of parents or guardians
Elementary school child would attend
Describe why you feel your child meets the early entrance requirements
 
Mail this information to:
 
Taya Neuman
Director of Student Services
Brunswick City Schools
3643 Center Road
Brunswick, OH 44212

Elementary Schools

Applewood Elementary
330-273-0481

Crestview Elementary
330-273-0482
 
Hickory Ridge Elementary
330-273-0483
 
Huntington Elementary
330-273-0484
 
Kidder Elementary
330-273-0485
 
Memorial Elementary
330-273-0486
 
Towslee Elementary
330-273-0487

Safety Town Information

Safety Town will be held at Memorial Elementary School on the following dates and times:
 
June 5 - June 9, 2017
Session 1:  9:00 - 11:00 am
Session 2:  12:00 - 2:00 pm
Cost:  $50.00 for in-district students
Cost:  $60.00 for out-of-district students
 
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