PreK and Kindergarten Registration for 2022-2023

a boy wearing a purple tshirt that reads "I'm ready to crush kindergarten" and wearing a Spider Man facemaskDuring the week of February 14 -18, 2022, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., the Greater Johnstown School District will conduct open enrollment for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students for the 2022-2023 school year. Please note that applications will not be accepted prior to February 14. Registrations will still be accepted after the February 18 date, however, student placement may be limited for the pre-k program.

To be eligible to apply for pre-k, children must be four years old on or before December 1, 2022 and must be district residents. To be eligible to register for kindergarten, children must be five years old on or before December 1, 2022. Pre-k and kindergarten at GJSD are full day programs. There will be 54 slots available for the 2022-2023 Pre-k program. If greater than 54 pre-k applications are received by March 11, a lottery will take place on Monday, March 14 at the Knox Building.

Pre-k application packets and kindergarten registration packets may be printed from the forms page of the district website (; may be picked up at the main office at Pleasant Avenue Elementary School; may be picked up at the Knox Building; or may be requested by emailing the GJSD School Registrar ( 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 2021-22 pre-k student, you do not need to complete the registration process for kindergarten for 2022-2023.

Beginning on February 14, 2022, 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. – 3:00 p.m.

Required documents:

  • 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)

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