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Calling ALL Future Kindergarten Students and Parents

Please see the details below about Kindergarten Registration and if you have any questions please call 704-873-7333 and ask for Mrs. Rimmer.
You are welcome to come to Celeste and enroll your child at any time.  We ask that you please do so as soon as possible. 
  • Your child must be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2017
  • You must provide an original copy of the child’s birth certificate with the official seal
  • You must provide a copy of the child’s immunizations. State law requires the minimum doses:
    • 5 DPT, DPaT, or DT doses (If 4th dose is after 4th birthday, 5th dose is not required; DT requires medical exemption for Pertussis.) 
    • 4 Polio vaccine doses (If 3rd dose is after 4th birthday, 4th dose is not required.)
    • 1-4 Hib doses (Series complete if at least one dose given on/after 15 months and before 5 years of age; not required after age 5.)
    • 3 Hep B doses (Children born on or after July 1, 1994 are required to have 3 doses.) The last dose of Hepatitis B series shall not be administered prior to 24 weeks of age - effective 5/17/02.  
    • 2 Measles doses (at least 30 days apart; 1st dose on/after 12 months of age)
    • 2 Mumps doses (on/after 12 months of age)
    • 1 Rubella dose (on/after 12 months of age)
    • 1 Varicella vaccine required for those born on or after April 1, 2001.  However, an individual with lab tests showing immunity or a history of chickenpox documented by a health care provider, parent, or guardian shall not be required to receive varicella vaccine.  Documentation must be on or attached to the immunization card
  • You must provide proof of residence (something showing current service into the home with the parent’s name):
    • Home phone bill (not cell phone)
    • Electric bill
    • Cable bill
    • Lease agreement--accompanied by 1 of the above documents showing proof of residence (same name must be listed on the lease and the document and must be the same person who is enrolling the child)
    • A driver’s license is not acceptable
  • Your child must have a current physical completed within 1 year prior to the Kindergarten start date. This physical includes a vision screening. A comprehensive eye examination is required for children who fail the vision screening for students entering school during the 2017-2018 school year (House Bill 2699). Forms are available from the school or the Iredell County Health Department. Please call to make an appointment as soon as possible.