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registration for the 2018-19 school year begins
April 30, and the
City School District of Albany has put in place additional options
to make registration easier for families.
If your child currently is enrolled in a
prekindergarten program in one of the district's 12 elementary schools,
he or she automatically
be registered for kindergarten in the district for next school year.
Students in pre-K at
Albany School of Humanities (ASH),
the Dual Language Program at Delaware Community School, Montessori Magnet School, and Thomas O’Brien Academy of Science and
Technology (TOAST) will continue to attend kindergarten at the same
Students who attend
pre-K in their neighborhood school also will be
automatically enrolled and continue in the same school.
Students who attend
pre-K outside their neighborhood school zone
automatically will be registered to attend kindergarten in their
neighborhood school based on the current home address on file.
Registration is not automatic
for students who attend pre-K in a program
outside of one of the district’s 12 elementary schools. If your
child is in one of these community-based pre-K programs not located
in one of our schools, you must register your child for
kindergarten at Central Registration,
located in Harriet Gibbons Student Services Center at 75 Watervliet Ave.
Be sure to
register if your child is
not currently enrolled in pre-K in one of our 12 elementary
schools. Screening for all new enrollees will take
place in June.
New families will be contacted to set up an appointment.
continue to be accepted at Central Registration from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday
through Friday on an ongoing basis.
Click the highlighted
text to find out
documents you need to
register your child.
Students who live more
than 1.5 miles from school can receive yellow bus transportation. This will not
Download a transportation request form here and
return it to the district's Transportation Office, located in Harriet
Gibbons Student Services Center at 75 Watervliet Ave. You also can call
If you have any questions
about kindergarten registration, please call Central
Registration at (518) 475-6125 or any of our
The district gives families the
option to enroll a child in a school other than their neighborhood zone
school. For more information about this
option, click the highlighted text or
call the district's Pupil Personnel Office at (518) 475-6130.
Those who wish to open enroll their child outside theiir neighborhood
school zone should complete a request. Please note that no decision
regarding open enrollment will be made until late summer at the