Kindergarten Enrollment

2021-22 Countdown to Kindergarten - POSTPONED DUE TO RESTRICTIONS. 
The tour and registration event that is normally held at each elementary school for incoming Kindergarten families has been postponed due to restrictions. We will update this announcement when additional information becomes available.

Completed registration materials can be either dropped off or mailed to your child's school.

Your child's elementary building is determined based on your home address and ISD 200 elementary attendance boundaries.  If you do not know which elementary school your child will attend, you can do one of the following: (1) Click here to locate your attendance area on one of our district maps OR (2) If you are unable to find your address on the map, contact (651) 480-7000.

To enroll, please provide the following to your child's school -

  • Copy of your Child's Birth Certificate - your child must be five years old on or before September 1 of the year he or she will begin school. If you need to order a birth certificate, please click HERE for more information.
  • Proof of Early Childhood Screening - please call (651) 480-7381 for more information or to schedule an appointment. If your child was screened in ISD 200, we will have the screening report on file.
  • Proof of Residency - for those already living in the district - valid driver’s license, utility bill, etc. and for families moving to the district - lease agreement or home closing paperwork.
  • Immunization Form - student's immunizations need to be up-to-date AND the information brought to your child's school before the start of the school year. 

Immunizations required for Kindergarten

Hepatitis B

3 doses



5 doses

5th shot not needed if 4th was after age 4, Final dose on or after age 4 years.


4 doses

4th polio not needed if 3rd was after age 4. Final dose on or after age 4 years.


2 doses



2 doses

If the child has had the chicken pox disease, Varicella shots are not required. Health care provider must sign a form stating the child has had the disease.

Exemptions: To go to school in Minnesota, students must show they’ve had these immunizations or file a legal exemption with the school. Parents may file a medical exemption signed by a health care provider or a conscientious objection signed by a parent/guardian and notarized.

  • IF APPLICABLE, Legal documentation of guardianship - if person enrolling the child is not the parent, the district may require legal documentation before the child is enrolled.

  • IF APPLICABLE, Daycare Transportation Form - due by June 5, 2020 (this is only for daycare transportation within your attendance area).

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Kennedy Elementary School
Mr. Kyle Latch, Principal
1175 Tyler St., Hastings MN 55033
Main Office (651) 480-7220 / Fax Number (651) 480-7222

McAuliffe Elementary School
Mr. Matt Esterby, Principal
1601 West 12th St., Hastings MN 55033
Main Office (651) 480-7390 / Fax Number (651) 480-7392

Pinecrest Elementary School
Mr. Paul Bakker, Principal
975 West 12th St., Hastings MN 55033
Main Office (651) 480-7280 / Fax Number (651) 480-7282

2021-22 Countdown to Kindergarten - POSTPONED DUE TO RESTRICTIONS
Tour and registration event held at each elementary school.

Enrollment Forms:
Student Registration Form
Minnesota Language Survey
Non-Household Emergency Contacts Form
Ethnic and Racial Demographic Designation Form

Immunization Form