During the week of March 29 – April 1, 2021, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., the Greater Johnstown School District will conduct open enrollment for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students for the 2021-2022 school year. Please note that applications will not be accepted prior to March 29.
To be eligible to apply for pre-k, children must be four years old on or before December 1, 2021. To be eligible to register for kindergarten, children must be five years old on or before December 1, 2021. Kindergarten at GJSD is a full day program. Pre-K at GJSD is currently a half-day program. The school district will notify applicants if NYS grant funding becomes available at a future date that allows for full day pre-k.
Pre-k application packets and kindergarten registration packets may be printed from the district website (https://www.johnstownschools.org/about-us/forms-policies); may be picked up at the main office at Pleasant Avenue Elementary School; or may be requested by emailing the GJSD School Registrar (firstname.lastname@example.org). Questions regarding pre-k and kindergarten registration may be directed to the district office (518) 762-4611, or Pleasant Avenue Elementary School (518) 762-8610. Notice: If your child is currently attending Johnstown as a 2020-21 pre-k student, you do not need to complete the registration process for kindergarten in 2021-2022.
Beginning on March 29, 2021, copies of completed pre-k application packets or kindergarten registration packets, together with required documentation (see list below) may be dropped off at the Knox Building, 400 South Perry Street, Johnstown, between 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
- All completed forms from the application/registration packet
- Copies of 2 Proofs of Address (as listed in application/registration packet)
- Copy of Parent ID
- Original legal Birth Certificate (photocopy will be made at school and original returned to you)
- Immunization Record from your pediatrician
- Copy of IEP (if applicable)
- Copy of Custody Court Order (if Applicable)
- Lead Screening Results (for pre-k applicants)