Kindergarten enrollment is underway in the Waynesville R-VI School District

Kindergarten enrollment is underway in the Waynesville R-VI School District online at https://www.waynesville.k12.mo.us/Page/13356. This is for students who will be enrolling as kindergartners at East, Freedom, Partridge, Thayer, and Wood elementary. If you have a student eligible (see eligibility requirements below) for kindergarten in the 2024-25 School Year, you will need the following documents: *Child’s birth certificate, B. *Proof of residence: Any ONE of the following documents in the parent/guardian’s name meets the state’s proof of residence requirements: 1) property tax statement  2) utility bill/agreement (must be dated within the last 60 days). Utilities include water, electric, trash, gas and home phone/internet. Cell phone agreements may not be used to meet this criteria.  3) real estate contract  4) rental agreement/receipt  5) military housing contract. If you have questions about these documents, please contact 573-842-2092. C. *Child’s shot record* If your child has not already received the 4-6 year old immunizations, here are the vaccines your child will need:  Diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough (pertussis) (DTaP) (5th dose)  Polio (IPV) (4th dose)  Measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) (2nd dose)  Chickenpox (Varicella) (2nd dose) These shots must be administered on or after their fourth birthday.  *Legal documents (for special circumstances/ e.g., custody, guardianship, etc.)  

Eligibility requirements
To be eligible to attend kindergarten, a student must be age 5 before Aug. 1, 2024. According to Missouri law, a child is eligible for admission to kindergarten if the child reaches the age of 5 prior Aug. 1, 2024, or if the child is a military dependent who has successfully completed a state-accredited pre-kindergarten program or has attended a state-accredited kindergarten program in another state. Please note there are no exceptions made to this state law.
If you need help or have questions, please call 573-842-2092.

NOTE for WILLIAMS and PARKER Early Childhood Center students:

Williams Early Childhood Center and Parker Educational students who will be attending kindergarten in the Waynesville R-VI School District this fall will not need to complete the online enrollment process. The records of Williams and Parker students will automatically move forward to the elementary schools for those eligible for kindergarten.