Admission Procedures

Admission Procedure for Pre-School

Pre-School Requirements:

  1. The child must be at least 3 years old on or before the first day of school for the 3 Year Old Pre-School program, or 4 years old on or before the first day of school for the 4 Year Old Pre-School program.
  2. The child must be potty trained.  No pull-ups.

Registration for Pre-School:

  1. Registration forms completed and registration fee paid.
  2. Furnish to Hillander along with the registration forms:
    1. Immunization record
    2. Birth certificate

Admission Procedure for Kindergarten

Kindergarten requirements:

  1. The child must be at least 5 years old on or before the first day of school.
  2. The child must be potty trained.

Registration for Kindergarten:

Children who have attended Four Year Old Pre-School for the entire year will be given priority to Kindergarten. Registration forms are processed in the order they are received in the office.

Any vacant positions will then be filled from the waiting list. Children who did attend Three Year Old Pre-School and Four Year Old Pre-School are guaranteed a position in First Grade. New students will be accepted in Kindergarten after school begins if they can successfully complete the work.

Admission Procedure for First through Sixth Grade

First through Sixth Grade Requirements:

  1. The child must be at least 6 years old on or before the first day of school.
  2. The child must have attended and successfully completed Kindergarten.

First through Sixth Grade Placement Policy:

All children in the Kindergarten program that attended Three Year Old Pre-School and Four Year Old Pre-School for the entire year at Hillander are given priority for registration in First Grade. Children who have attended Four Year Old Pre-School for the entire year at Hillander and have siblings currently enrolled will be given second priority for registration in First Grade. Third priority will be given to children who have attended Four Year Old Pre-School for the entire year at Hillander but have no siblings. After this registration is complete, any remaining vacancies will be offered to the remaining Kindergarten children that have attended Hillander for the entire year and have other siblings currently enrolled in Hillander. If there are any remaining vacancies after this process is complete, then the remaining children in Kindergarten are offered the vacancies according to the order they contacted the school for placement in Kindergarten. Each August a new waiting list begins. If a student did not make it into a class at Hillander the previous year, the parents MUST fill out a new waiting list application.