Kindergarten/Project Excel registration dates

Kindergarten registration for the 2021-22 school year will take place in May.  Registration will take place by appointment only at the school which the incoming kindergarten student will attend. Students who will attend the Emma C. Chase Elementary School will register at the Chase building and students who will attend the George L. Cooke Elementary School will register at the Cooke building. Project Excel registration will take place in April.

Kindergarten Registration Dates

Emma C. Chase Elementary School:

  • May 19
  • May 20

George L. Cooke Elementary School

  • May 5
  • May 11
  • May 12
  • May 13 

 Parents/guardians may call 845-794-0128, ext. 78905 now to schedule an appointment.

In order to qualify for kindergarten in September, your child must turn 5 years old on or before December 1 of the year they begin kindergarten.

As a reminder, please complete the online pre-registration, and bring your child’s birth certificate, immunization records and last physical, parent photo ID, proof of address and Project Excel application, if applicable. To learn more about the registration process: visit our registration page

Project Excel Registration 

Project Excel registration will take place in April. Parents may call 845-794-0128, ext. 78905 now to schedule an appointment.

Project Excel has a limited number of spaces for its UPK 3 program, which serves children who will be three years old by Dec. 1, 2021.  All registrants will be placed in a lottery and notified if they have received a spot. 

Project Excel’s UPK 4 program, which serves children who will be four years old by Dec. 1, 2021 is typically able to enroll all who register.