Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration Information
We are looking forward to having your child enrolled in kindergarten at Southwest Primary School in August 2022.  Linked below you will find all the resources you will need to make this a smooth and easy process.  If you have any questions, or if there is anything we can do to help, please call the school office at (828) 324-8884.


Parent Guide for Kindergarten Registration
Click on the link below to find a letter from Mrs. Sigmon, our principal, about kindergarten registration for the 2022-2023 school year.  Please use this letter as a guide in helping you complete all the necessary steps to enroll your child in school.  Don't wait, as August is too late to begin the process for all that must be done for your child to be ready for kindergarten.  Completing the activities in the step-by-step guide linked below will help your child experience a positive start to their kindergarten year.

Parent Guide for Kindergarten Registration


Schedule a Kindergarten Screening
Parents must schedule an appointment for their child to be screened for kindergarten readiness skills.  Screenings are scheduled on Thursday, April 28, and Friday, April 29.  Click on the link below to schedule a screening for your child.

Screening Registration Form


Dual Language Immersion Program Registration
Southwest Primary is excited to offer the opportunity for a Spanish/English Dual Language Immersion Program for the 2022-2023 school year.  The program will be limited to two classes and is voluntary.  The goal of the program is for students to become bilingual and bi-literate in English and Spanish.  Students will continue in the program as they transition from grade to grade.  If you are interested, click on the link below to find an application for the dual language program.  Completed applications are due by June 1, 2022.

Dual Language Immersion Program Application


A Family's Guide to Supporting Kindergarten Readiness
A child's first school experience is an exciting occasion for both the family and the child.  There are many opportunities for families and caregivers to promote and support a child's development and learning prior to entering kindergarten.  Click on the links below to learn more about these opportunities in A Family's Guide to Supporting Kindergarten Readiness, a resource developed by the Office of Early Learning and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

A Family's Guide to Supporting Kindergarten Readiness - English
A Family's Guide to Supporting Kindergarten Readiness - Spanish