Welcome to Kindergarten!

Kindergarten in the North Hills School District is a full day program. Students attend one of four district elementary schools.

The kindergarten registration process begins online. Students must be five years old prior to August 1 to enter kindergarten that school year.

Kindergaten Forum

Our 2023-24 Kindergarten Forum was held on Jan. 19 at Ross Elementary School. The presentation slides can be viewed at this link.

Kindergarten Story Time

Kindergarten teacher with student

NHSD is excited to again offer Story Time sessions to all students entering kindergarten in the district next school year. Sessions will be held at all four elementary schools on April 13, 17 and 19 by sign up only, and you must already be registered for the 2023-24 school year to attend.

Story Time allows students to visit their new school in a fun and low-pressure setting to begin the transition to kindergarten. Get details and sign up to attend here.

Is your child ready for kindergarten?

All incoming kindergartners take a BRIGANCE readiness assessment. The assessment looks at each child’s physical, language, cognitive and social-emotional development as well as self-help skills and determines the child’s school readiness. Results will be shared with the child’s parents before the start of the school year.

Hi5! Kindergarten, Here I Come logo

North Hills is one of 43 school districts in Allegheny County partnering with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit and the United Way of Allegheny County’s Hi5! Kindergarten Here I Come early registration campaign.

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