Florence School District Three kindergarten registration underway

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) - Florence County School District Three will hold a pre-registration and screening for kindergarten for four and five-year-olds on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

To be eligible the child must be four or five-years-old before September 1, 2013. The parent or guardian must bring the child to registration for screening. Registration is by appointment only. Call the school for which the child is zoned to make an appointment.

The following documentation is required for registration: legal birth certificate, child's Social Security card, Medicaid card (if applicable) or proof of income if the child does not receive Medicaid, state certificate of immunization or exemption card, three-to-four emergency contact names and telephone numbers (other than parents or guardians), proof of residency (utility bill), photo identification of parent or guardian (driver's license or other state issued identification) and legal documentation for anyone other than biological parents to show guardianship.

Certificate of immunization can be obtained from the local Health Department Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

To schedule an appointment for registration, call the school for which your child is zoned. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call Lake City Elementary - 374-2353; Main Street Elementary - 374-2221; J. C. Lynch Elementary - 389-3323; Scranton Elementary - 389-2531; Olanta Elementary - 396-4457. Parents interested in their children attending the center at Lake City High School should call the school for which they are zoned to make an appointment to be tested.

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