Kindergarten Registration

The Southwest Local School District will begin kindergarten registration for 2019-2020 school year after February 1, 2019.  To  enter kindergarten, a child must be five (5) by September 30, 2019.

Registration is done by appointment only at the District Office located at 230 S. Elm Street, Harrison, OH 45030. 

To enroll a student in Kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year, you will need to complete a student registration online, provide a copy of your child’s birth certificate and provide proof of residency, and custody papers if applicable.   These documents may be uploaded when registering the student online, or you may  bring them to your registration appointment at District Office.

You will also need to print a copy of the Ohio Health History from our website, or stop by one of the schools or District Office to pick up this form.  Pages 1 and 2 are completed by parents and pages 3 & 4 are signed by a physician and page 5 is completed by the dentist.  The Ohio Health History that needs to be returned to the building your student will be attending prior to August 20, 2019.

State Law and the Southwest Local School District requires the following immunizations:

  • A series of 5 Diphtheria, Whooping Cough, Tetanus (also known as DtaP) (4 if the 4th is given after the 4th birthday)
  • A series of 4 Polio
  • A series of 3 Hepatitis B
  • 2 MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • 2 Chicken Pox Vaccine (Varicella) 

According to State Law, children who do not meet immunization requirements by the 15th day of school cannot be permitted to attend school and will be excluded upon the 16th day of school.