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Feb. 20, 2021 L25352-1 KINDERGARTEN PRE-REGISTRATION RAPID CITY AREA SCHOOLS 2021-2022 Kindergarten registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call your home attendance area school on Friday, February 26, 2021, between 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM, to be added to their list. They will give you instructions on electronic registration that opens on March 1, 2021 and how to provide the documents listed below to their office.  AN ORIGINAL CERTIFIED COPY OF YOUR CHILD’S BIRTH CERTIFICATE (OR AFFIDAVIT IN LIEU OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE AS ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH)  IMMUNIZATION RECORDS  SOCIAL SECURITY CARD  PROOF OF RESIDENCY General Beadle Elementary 605-394-1841 Pinedale Elementary 605-394-1805 Black Hawk Elementary 605-787-6701 Rapid Valley Elementary 605-393-2221 Canyon Lake Elementary 605-394-1817 Robbinsdale Elementary 605-394-1825 Corral Drive Elementary 605-394-6789 South Canyon Elementary 605-394-1801 Grandview Elementary 605-394-1829 South Park Elementary 605-394-1833 Horace Mann Elementary 605-394-1847 Valley View Elementary 605-393-2812 Knollwood Heights Elementary 605-394-1851 Woodrow Wilson Elementary 605-394-1837 Meadowbrook Elementary 605-394-1821 If enrollment at a school exceeds class size maximums, children will be reassigned to the nearest school with available space. Kindergarten screenings will not take place this year due to COVID restrictions. Your child’s registration must be finalized on the regularly scheduled registration day in August (date to be announced later). If a parent does pre-registration, but does not finalize registration (in person or by phone), then a child may lose his or her spot in kindergarten. State law requires children enrolling in kindergarten to be five years old on or before September 1, and immunizations should be completed prior to the first day of school. IMPORTANT NOTICE!! DEAR PARENTS: SOUTH DAKOTA CODIFIED LAW REQUIRES A CERTIFIED COPY OF YOUR CHILD’S BIRTH CERTIFICATE FOR SCHOOL RECORDS. PLEASE READ AND COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING: 13-27-3.1. Birth certificate or affidavit to be submitted—Violation as misdemeanor. Any person who is required pursuant to *13-27-1 to cause any child to attend any public or nonpublic school or alternative instruction program pursuant to *13-27-3 in this state shall, either at the time of enrollment in any school in this state or upon being excused from school attendance pursuant to *13-27-3 or within thirty days of initial enrollment or excuse, provide the public or nonpublic school or the alternative instruction program with a certified copy of the child’s birth certificate or affidavit in lieu of birth certificate as issued by the Department of Health in such cases where the original birth certificate is deemed unattainable. Any parent or guardian who requests an excuse for his or her child pursuant to *13-27-3, shall with the initial request for excuse, provide a certified copy of the child’s birth certificate or an affidavit notarized or witnessed by two or more witnesses, swearing or affirming that the child identified on the request for excuse is the same person appearing on the child’s certified birth certificate. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. 13-27-3.2. Maintenance of birth certificate by school as permanent record. Any copy of any certified birth certificate provided pursuant to *13-27-3.1 shall be maintained by the public or nonpublic school or alternative instruction program and shall be a part of the child’s permanent cumulative school record. 13-27-3.3. Report to district school board of children for whom birth certificate not furnished–Board to notify state’s attorney. The superintendent of any public or nonpublic school or any person who provides alternative instruction in this state who maintains a child’s permanent cumulative school record shall within thirty days of enrollment report to the school board of the district the name and address of any child whose permanent cumulative record does not have a copy of a certified birth certificate in violation of *13-27-3.1. or *13-27-3.2. If the violation is not corrected within thirty days after the report, the school board of the district shall notify the state’s attorney. 13-27-3.4. Certified copy of birth certificate to be provided to certain persons at no cost. Notwithstanding *34-25-52, the Department of Health or the local registrar of vital records shall provide a certified copy of any child’s birth certificate at no cost if the person requesting the certificate pursuant to *13-27-3.1 is eligible to receive temporary assistance for needy families under chapter 28-7, food stamps under chapter 28-12, or county poor relief under chapter 28-13. (Published once at the total approximate cost of $214.97)