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Kindergarten Registration

2018-2019 Ballard Community Schools Kindergarten Information

Our informational kindergarten parent meeting will take place on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Ballard West Elementary in Slater. This meeting will be for parents/guardians only.

How do I officially register my child for Kindergarten?

Ballard Community Schools requires the use of our online registration system for all new and returning students.  Along with registering your student(s) online, we also require the following paper forms be completed and returned to the registrar to complete your students Kindergarten registration.

Kindergarten Registration Checklist

Please follow the Kindergarten Registration Checklist to guide you through the registration process. We also ask parents to fill out a Kindergarten Student Information Form to be submitted to your student’s classroom teacher.

Health Documents

The district requests a copy of the child’s current immunization certificate. For children receiving immunizations after March 26rd, an up-to-date immunization certificate will need to be submitted to the school nurse by the first day of school.

Please contact the Ballard West nurse with any questions or concerns.

More Information

Contact Ballard West Elementary at 515-228-3890 with any questions or concerns about Kindergarten or the enrollment process. You may also contact the Registrar at or (515) 597-2811 ext. 1002.

You may submit the required items in one of the following ways:

  • to the Ballard West Elementary Secretary
  • to the Registrar at the District Office, 509 N Main Ave, Huxley, IA 50124
  • Via mail: Ballard Community Schools Attn: Registrar, 509 N Main Ave, Huxley, IA 50124
  • Via email:

Kindergarten Round Up

Kindergarten Roundup, which is an opportunity for our kindergarten teachers to meet your child and evaluate their kindergarten readiness, is scheduled for Friday, April 6, 2018. There will be multiple sessions of Kindergarten Round Up on April 6, 2018. Your child’s attendance time will be determined once we know how many children will be attending so we ask that you complete the registration process as soon as possible.