District / Charter Kindergarten Registration

Information below provided for the current school year

Find additional district and charter contact information at Get Ready for Kindergarten school list (English)/Prepárate para la lista de kindergarten (Español).


Visit the Academia Antonia Alonso Charter School website.

What does the registration process look like?

Apply via the School Choice Application.

Once accepted, families can complete the registration packet electronically or in-person at the school and submit documentation: birth certificate, proof of address, parent/guardian photo ID, physical and immunization records.

Significant Registration Dates

The School Choice Application opens November, 2022.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-351-8200 (Ext 139)

Address: 4403 Lancaster Pike, #26 Wilmington, DE 19805

Quick links to registration forms

Academia Antonia Alonso Charter School Student Registration Information 

Academia Antonia Alonso School Choice Application 

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

As an English and Spanish dual-language school, all forms and communication to families are available in both languages.

Visit the Academy of Dover Charter School website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Find your feeder school 
  2. Pre-register at feeder school
  3. Apply via the School Choice Application 

Significant Registration Dates

The School Choice Application opens November, 2022.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-674-0684

Address: 104 Saulsbury Road Magnolia, DE 19904

Quick links to registration forms

Academy of Dover Charter School Choice Application 

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Inquire directly.

Visit the Appoquinimink School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

Register online

Significant Registration Dates

Registration begins November and is ongoing.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-376-4128

Address: 118 South Street Odessa, DE 19730

Quick links to registration forms

Appoquinimink School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Inquire directly.

Visit the Brandywine School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Find your feeder school 
  2. Collect your required documents.
  3. Register online.

Significant Registration Dates

Registration begins November and is ongoing.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-793-5067

Address: 1311 Brandywine Boulevard Wilmington, DE 19809

Quick links to registration forms

Brandywine School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Interpretation is available for non-English speaking families. Para ayuda en español 302-793-5014.

Visit the Caesar Rodney School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

The registration appointment typically takes 30-60 minutes. During the appointment, the school will make copies of all the documents families bring for registration. While families complete paperwork, all students will be screened using a kindergarten readiness assessment.

Significant Registration Dates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Caesar Rodney School District kindergarten registration is online for the 2021-2022 School Year. Registration is open & ongoing.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-335-5039

Address: 11 E. Walnut St Magnolia, DE 19962

Quick links to registration forms

George Welch Elementary School Registration Information

J.R. McIlvaine Early Childhood Center Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Inquire directly.

Visit the Campus Community Charter School website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Lottery held
  2. Based on lottery results, invitation for students to register. (As more positions become available, more students are invited to register)
  3. Students are given 5 working days to return enrollment paperwork.

Significant Registration Dates

Lottery held in January and registration starts in February.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-736-0403

Address: 350 Pear Street Dover, DE 19904

Quick links to registration forms

Campus Community Charter School Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

English as a Second Language (ESL) testing done on a case by case basis. A Spanish-speaking teacher serves as a translator.

Visit the Cape Henlopen School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

Families can call the school directly to set up an appointment. Families can choose from one of three dates to set-up an enrollment appointment.

Significant Registration Dates

Registration appointments in early February through March; afterwards, ongoing walk-ins.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-645-6686

Address: 1270 Kings Highway Lewes, DE 19958

Quick links to registration forms

Cape Henlopen School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

English as a Second Language (ESL) testing available. Spanish-speaking staff are available to translate for families.

Visit the Capital School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Find your feeder school
  2. Register online.

Significant Registration Dates

Registration begins November and is ongoing.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-672-1500

Address: 198 Commerce Way Dover, DE 19904

Quick links to registration forms

Capital School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Inquire directly.

Visit the Charter School of New Castle website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Find your feeder school
  2. Pre-register at feeder school
  3. Apply via the School Choice Application

Significant Registration Dates

The School Choice Application opens November 2022.

Who do I contact for help?

Contact the Enrollment/Office Manager 170 Lukens Drive, New Castle, DE 19720

Quick links to registration forms

Charter School of New Castle School Choice Application

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Inquire directly.

Visit the Christina School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

Register online . Families may also contact the schools directly to set up appointments.

Significant Registration Dates

Registration begins November and is ongoing.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-552-2618

Address: 1899 S. College Avenue, Newark, DE 19702

Quick links to registration forms

Christina School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Inquire directly.

Visit the Colonial School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

Families are encouraged to register online . In-person registration is also available with the school secretary. Students enrolled in CEEP (Colonial’s preschool program) are automatically enrolled in Colonial’s kindergarten.

Significant Registration Dates

Registration begins November and is ongoing.

Who do I contact for help?

Carrie Downie E.S., 1201 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720 : (302) 323-2926

Castle Hills E.S., 502 Moores Lane, New Castle, DE 19720 : (302) 323-2915

Eisenberg E.S., 27 Landers Lane, New Castle, DE 19720 : (302) 429-4074

New Castle E.S., 903 Delaware Street, New Castle, DE 19720 : (302) 323-2880

Pleasantville E.S., 16 Pleasant Street, New Castle, DE 19720 : (302) 323-2935

Southern E.S., 795 Cox Neck Road, New Castle, DE 19720 : (302) 832-6300

Kathleen H. Wilbur E.S., 4050 Wrangle Hill Road, Bear, DE 19701 : (302) 832-6330

Wilmington Manor E.S., 200 E. Roosevelt Ave, New Castle, DE 19720 : (302) 323-2901

Quick links to registration forms

Colonial School District Feeder Patterns Information Colonial School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Inquire directly.

Visit the East Side Charter School website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Find your feeder school
  2. Pre-register at feeder school
  3. Apply via the School Choice Application

Significant Registration Dates

The School Choice Application opens November 2022.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-762-5834

Address: 3000 Claymont Street Wilmington, DE 19802

Quick links to registration forms

East Side Charter School Choice Application

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Translated forms for families are available.

Visit the Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School website.

What does the registration process look like?

Complete online application.

Significant Registration Dates

None provided.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-778-1101

Address: 2200 North Locust Street Wilmington, DE 19802

Quick links to registration forms

Edison (Thomas A.) Charter School Registration Application

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

In house English as a Second Language (ESL) program available.

Visit the First State Montessori Academy website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Find your feeder school 
  2. Pre-register at feeder school.
  3. Apply via the School Choice Application anytime during the Open Enrollment Window (the 1 st Monday in November, through the 2nd Wednesday in January, to be included in the lottery). All applications will be considered equally during that time frame.
  4. If there are more students than spaces available, a lottery is conducted and a waitlist is created.
  5. Notification of Invitation Status.
  6. If offered placement, families are required to fill out a certification of intent to enroll form to secure their space.

Significant Registration Dates

Registration at feeder school prior to February lottery, or once offered placement (no later than June 1 st of enrolling year).

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-576-1500

Address: 1000 North French Street Wilmington, DE 19801

Quick links to registration forms

First State Montessori Academy School Choice Application

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

English as a Second Language (ESL) testing available.

Visit the Indian River School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

Families can submit registration documents through individual home school registration emails or hand deliver to the child’s home school. Documents are fillable and step by step directions can be found on the IRSD website.

Significant Registration Dates

The registration process begins November and is year-round.

Who do I contact for help?

Georgetown Elementary: GE.reg@irsd.k12.de.us John M. Clayton Elementary: JMC.reg@irsd.k12.de.us
North Georgetown Elementary: NG.reg@irsd.k12.de.us Millsboro Middle School: MM.reg@irsd.k12.de.us
Long Neck Elementary: LN.reg@irsd.k12.de.us Selbyville Middle School: SM.reg@irsd.k12.de.us
Millsboro Elementary: EM.reg@irsd.k12.de.us Georgetown Middle School: GM.reg@irsd.k12.de.us
Lord Baltimore Elementary: LB.reg@irsd.k12.de.us Indian River High School: IR.reg@irsd.k12.de.us
Phillip Showell Elementary: PS.reg@irsd.k12.de.us Sussex Central High School: SC.reg@irsd.k12.de.us

Quick links to registration forms

Indian River School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Bilingual staff and forms are available. The YouTube video can be subtitled in various languages.

Visit the Kuumba Academy Charter School website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Find your feeder school
  2. Pre-register at feeder school
  3. Apply via the School Choice Application

Significant Registration Dates

The School Choice Application opens November 2022.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-660-4750

Address: 1200 North French Street Wilmington, DE 19801

Quick links to registration forms

Kuumba Academy Charter School Registration Information Kuumba Academy Charter School Choice Application

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

English as a Second Language (ESL) testing available. In house ESL program available.

Visit the Lake Forest School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

Attend kindergarten registration event (approximately 30 minutes) with documentation.

Significant Registration Dates

Registration events are held in April.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-284-3020

Address: 5423 Killens Pond Road Felton, DE 19943

Quick links to registration forms

Lake Forest School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Inquire directly.

Visit the Las Americas ASPIRA Academy website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Find your feeder school
  2. Pre-register at feeder school
  3. Apply via the School Choice Application

If the applicants exceed the number of spots then a lottery is held.

Significant Registration Dates

The School Choice Application opens November 2022.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-292-1463

Address: 326 Ruthar Drive Newark, DE 19711

Quick links to registration forms

Las Americas ASPIRA Academy School Choice Application

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

English as a Second Language (ESL) testing available. In house ESL program available.

Visit the Laurel School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

Families are encouraged to register online . In-person registration is also available with the school secretary.

Significant Registration Dates

The registration process begins November and is year-round.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-875-6130

Address: 600 Wilson Street Laurel, DE 19956

Quick links to registration forms

Laurel School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Inquire directly.

Visit the Milford School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

Complete the Kindergarten Registration packet and either mail, email or pick up/drop off the packet with the school.

Significant Registration Dates

Select appointment dates starting in March through mid-June.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-422-1650

Address: Morris Early Childhood Center 8609 Third Street Lincoln, DE 19960

Quick links to registration forms

Milford School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Translation supports are provided for families registering. In house Spanish Immersion Program available through lottery selection process.

Visit the MOT Charter School website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Families must pre-register each incoming student at their assigned Resident School District. Search to find feeder district/school , view the District’s website for specific instructions on how & where to complete pre-registration.
  2. Apply for lottery via the state’s Choice application system. Open Enrollment is between the first Monday of November and the second Wednesday of January each year.
  3. Lottery status notifications are emailed no later than February 29th each year.
  4. Families who are offered enrollment must complete the acceptance steps listed in the enrollment offer email by the state’s announced deadline (typically the third Friday of March each year).

Significant Registration Dates

Pre-Registration dates vary dependent on applicant Resident School District. Lottery applications are submitted between the first Monday of November and the second Wednesday of January each year.

Who do I contact for help?

Families are asked to contact their Resident School District for specific dates and requirements.

Quick links to registration forms

MOT Charter School Choice Application

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Inquire directly.

Visit the Newark Charter School website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Find your feeder school
  2. Pre-register at feeder school
  3. Apply via the School Choice Application

Significant Registration Dates

The School Choice Application opens November 2022.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-369-2001

Address: 2001 Patriot Way Newark, DE 19711

Quick links to registration forms

Newark Charter School Choice Application

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Inquire directly.

Visit the Odyssey Charter School website.

What does the registration process look like?

Find your feeder school and pre-register at your feeder school.

  1. Pre-register at feeder school
  2. Attend open house (optional) Saturday, November 7th at 1pm. We will host a live Zoom presentation with Q&A for each division. You need to register .
  3. Apply via SchoolChoiceDE.org during open enrollment with a selected preference for Odyssey Charter School
  4. Students meeting Odyssey Charter School requirements (live in State of Delaware, pre-registered in feeder school, and are 5 years old by August 31, 2021) have their applications included in the February 2021 lottery. Notification via email of Invitation Status on or before February 28, 2021 based on lottery rankings.
  5. First round invited applicants have until March 19, 2021 to complete all steps required to accept the invitation. (Required steps communicated via invitation email.)

Significant Registration Dates

The School Choice Application opens November 2022.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-516-8000 x505

Address: 4321 Lancaster Pike #23 Wilmington, DE 19805

Quick links to registration forms

Odyssey Charter School Choice Application

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Assistance for Spanish speaking families available with appointment English as a Second Language (ESL) testing available. In house ESL program available.

Visit the Providence Creek Academy Charter School website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Parents seeking application for their child to attend a Delaware public school must be a Delaware resident.
  2. A child must be age 5 on or before August 31 of the respective year for application and admission to kindergarten in a Delaware public school (Pursuant to 14 Del.C. § 2702(b) )
  3. Any student not currently registered in a public school in the State of Delaware should pre-register first in their School of Residence before submitting an application. [ Find your School of Residence ].
  4. Applications may be submitted online at www.schoolchoicede.org during the annual open enrollment process on or after the first Monday in November and on or before the second Wednesday in January of the school year proceeding enrollment. An application for kindergarten may be submitted up until the first day of the school year for enrollment; however, only those completed applications received by the second Wednesday in January deadline will be included in the school’s lottery process.
  5. The school’s board shall take action to approve or disapprove an application for admission no later than the last day of February of the school year proceeding enrollment for those applications included in the lottery process, and no later than June 15 of the school year proceeding enrollment to approve or disapprove an application for admission to kindergarten received after the deadline and lottery process to fill remaining availability.
  6. The school’s board shall inform the parent of their action, and the parent shall notify the school of their decision to accept or decline no later than the third Friday in March of the school year proceeding enrollment through their www.schoolchoicede.org account or by contacting the school office at (302) 653-6276.

Significant Registration Dates

The annual open enrollment process begins on the first Monday in November and ends the second Wednesday in January of the school year proceeding enrollment. An application for kindergarten may be submitted up until the first day of the school year for enrollment; however, only those completed applications received by the second Wednesday in January deadline will be included in the school’s lottery process.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-653-6276

Address: Providence Creek Academy Charter School 273 West Duck Creek Road Clayton, DE 19938

Quick links to registration forms

Providence Creek Academy Registration Information Providence Creek Academy Application

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

English as a Second Language (ESL) testing available. Supports vary according to identified needs.

Visit the Red Clay Consolidated School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

Register online.

Significant Registration Dates

The registration process begins November and is year-round.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-552-3700

Address: 1502 Spruce Avenue Wilmington, DE 19805

Quick links to registration forms

Red Clay Consolidated School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

English as a Second Language (ESL) testing available. In house ESL program available.

Visit the Seaford School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

Families are invited to call the school directly for an appointment.

Significant Registration Dates

Registration begins in March each Spring.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-629-4587

Email: enrollment@seaford.k12.de.us

Address: 390 North Market Street, Seaford DE 19973

Quick links to registration forms

Seaford School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Forms are provided in a language families can understand. Testing for English learning services is provided. Native language interpretation provided.

Visit the Smyrna School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

Families begin the process by filling out paperwork. The paperwork can also be dropped off to the student’s home school at a later date or emailed to the school.

Significant Registration Dates

The process begins on I Love Smyrna School Day, the last Saturday in February.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-653-8585

Address: 82 Monrovia Avenue Smyrna, DE 19977

Quick links to registration forms

Smyrna School District Student Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

English as a Second Language (ESL) testing available. English as a Second Language (ESL) staff support students. Spanish-speaking students are included in immersion classes.

Visit the Sussex Academy website.

What does the registration process look like?

Apply via the School Choice Application.

Significant Registration Dates

The School Choice Application opens November, 2022.

Who do I contact for help?

Andrea Rogers Andrea.Rogers@saas.k12.de.us

Quick links to registration forms

Sussex Academy School Choice Application

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Spanish-speaking staff available.

Visit the Sussex Montessori Academy website.

What does the registration process look like?

  1. Families apply before the second Wednesday in January of the previous school year. If there are more applicants than spots available, a lottery is conducted and a waitlist is created.
  2. If offered a spot, families fill out the intent to enroll form to secure a spot and complete a packet of required enrollment forms.

Significant Registration Dates

Registration begins the first Monday in November until all available seats are filled.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-404-5367

Address: 24960 Dairy Lane Seaford, DE 19973

Quick links to registration forms

Sussex Montessori School Choice Application Sussex Montessori Enrollment Checklist

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

English as a Second Language (ESL) testing available.

Visit the Woodbridge School District website.

What does the registration process look like?

Call the school directly, 302-349-4010, to set up an appointment.

Significant Registration Dates

Registration begins November and is ongoing.

Who do I contact for help?

Phone: 302-349-4010

Quick links to registration forms

Woodbridge School District Registration Information

Supports for non-English speaking families during registration

Inquire directly.