Kindergarten Registration and Prekindergarten Application for 2023-24 School Year

The Greater Johnstown School District will conduct open enrollment for prekindergarten and kindergarten students for the 2023-2024 school year during the week of February 13 – 17, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the District’s Registration Office in the Jr.-Sr. High School (1 Sir Bills Circle in Johnstown; located at the back of the building near the tennis courts).

Registration/application packets will not be accepted prior to February 13. Completed pre-K applications, together with required documentation (see list below), must be returned to the District’s Registration Office no later than March 10.

Pre-K application packets and kindergarten registration packets may be printed from 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 (

To be eligible to apply for pre-K, children must be four years old on or before December 1, 2023. To be eligible to register for kindergarten, children must be five years old on or before December 1, 2023.

Pre-K and kindergarten at GJSD are full-day programs. There will be 54 slots available for the 2023-2024 pre-K program. If more than 54 pre-K applications are received by March 10, a lottery will take place on Wednesday, March 15 at the Knox Building.

Questions regarding pre-K applications and kindergarten registration may be directed to the district office (518) 762-4611 ext. 3120, or Pleasant Avenue Elementary School (518) 762-8610.  Notice: If your child is currently attending Johnstown as a 2022-23 pre-K student, you do not need to complete the registration process for kindergarten for 2023-2024.

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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