Will your child be five years old by September 1, 2021? It’s time to launch them into kindergarten! Kindergarten will start on August 23rd, 2021. We are very excited to meet you and welcome you to the Medford School District family!
The first day of kindergarten is a momentous occasion where your child will start a lifetime of learning. We want to help both parents and students best prepare for this exciting transition.
Intent to Enroll: Right now, you can fill out an intent to enroll form to secure your student’s spot in kindergarten. Then in August, we will contact you about registration.
How to prepare my child for kindergarten this summer: This summer you can start preparing your child for kindergarten by doing the following:
- Starting kindergarten can be an exciting experience. The National Association for the Education of Young Children has many wonderful tips for parents to help their child get ready for their first day of school!
- Here is a list of books about starting kindergarten to share with your child.
- We also have a sample summer calendar of activities to get your child ready.
Transferring Into Our District
We just moved to Medford. Which school will my child attend? Visit our school finder website and enter your address. You’ll be able to see which school zone you are in and whether or not bus transportation is available for your school.
Do I need an INTERdistrict transfer and an INTRAdistrict transfer? Visit our student transfer information page for descriptions and a MSD Transfer flowchart.
Need to apply for an intradistrict transfer? Visit our Intradistrict Transfers page.
Need to apply for an interdistrict transfer? Visit our Interdistrict Transfer page.
Have additional questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or email Adona.VanDyck@medford.k12.or.us or email@example.com for more information.