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    Welcome to the Rochester Area School District!

    The following information will help you prepare for registering your child for Kindergarten for the upcoming school year!


    Registration Requirements:

      • Children must be five years of age before September 1 to be eligible for entry into Kindergarten

      • Children must be residents of Rochester Borough, Rochester Township, or East Rochester



    Step 1: Complete all Registration Documents and Forms

    You may complete the required Kindergarten registration paperwork online by using the link below. 

    *Online Student Registration*

    Once you complete the initial registration form, additional documents will be emailed to you.  The additional documents are required to complete the registration process.

    *If you have children already attending our district, you may log into your Parent Portal account and click on the Register New Student tab from the welcome page upon sign in. 


    Step 2:  Document Verification

    At registration, parents/guardians must supply the following current documentation.  

     *You will have the opportunity to scan a copy of the birth certificate, proof of residency, and immunization documents. To upload forms, scan or take a clear photo of each document in a well-lit area. Make sure all four corners of the page are visible in the image.

      • Birth Certificate

      • Valid Photo ID of Parent/Guardian

      • Legal Custody/Guardianship Documentation (if applicable)

      • Proof of residency – please provide one of the following:

            -Current deed, lease, property tax bill, utility bill, vehicle registration, or credit card bill

      • Immunization Records - Click here for school vaccination requirements in Pennsylvania



    Step 3: Children must complete a Kindergarten Screening

    Students will complete the screening while parents complete registration forms and provide us with information about their child.


    *Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kindergarten Screening will be postponed until this summer. Parents/Guardians will be notified of the exact dates.

  • Si necesita formularios de registro en español, comuníquese con Dawn Greene, 724-775-7500 extensión 1305