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Kindergarten Registration

Registration Begins January 6, 2021  
Children must be 5 by December 1 of the school year

Full Day Pre-Kindergarten Registration

Please note as per the grant preference will be given based on income eligibility. 
In addition, bus transportation will not be provided for Pre-K students.
The full day program will run from 8:55 a.m. to 2:55 p.m.
Children must be 4 by December 1 of the school year.  
Transportation will not be provided for Pre-K students.

Registration begins February 8, 2021
Completed applications must be
received by Friday, April 23, 2021
Lottery will take place on Tuesday, April 29, 2021


For both Kindergarten and Pre-K registration: 

Photo ID, proof of residency, proof of child's age should be attached with registration packet. 

Please have all forms in the registration packet completely filled out. 

Incomplete forms will be mailed back to you for to be completed.

Drop off completed registration packets with required documentation at our District Office (Thayer House)

located at 154 Dosoris Lane during business hours Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m-4:00 p.m.

Please call (516) 801-7008 with any questions you may have. 



All incoming students who will be attending school in the Glen Cove School District must register at the Office of Central Registration located at
Thayer House, 154 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove, NY 11542.

  • Students must reside within the geographic boundaries of our school district.

Before a student may be enrolled, the following entrance requirements must be met.

Parents/guardians must bring the following information with them at the time of registration:

1.  Proof of your child's age.

Ways to show a child's age
  * Certified Birth Certificate (from any country)
* Baptismal record (from any country)
* A Passport (from any country)

If you don't have a Birth Certificate, baptismal record or passport, you can use other documents if you've had them for at least two years, such as:
* Driver's license
*State or governmental ID
*School photo ID with date of birth
* Consulate ID Card
* Hospital or health records
* Military dependent ID card
* Other documents from federal/state/local agencies (examples: Department of Social Services, Office of Refugee Resettlement)
* Court Orders
* Native American tribal document
* Records from international aid agencies or voluntary agencies

2.  Your own Photo ID such as a driver's license or passport.

3.  A record from physician with all inoculations listed with a doctor's signature so stamp.

New York State Education Law and the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education require a physical examination of all children who enter a school district for the first time. 
It must be completed no more than 12 months prior to, or 30 days after entering school.

Pursuant to Public Health Law 2164, parent/guardian have fourteen (14) days [30 days for records from out of New York state] to provide the
Glen Cove School District with our son’s/daughter’s immunization records.  

       For current immunization requirements, please select this link:

4.  Proof of residency.
Ways you can show residency:
* Lease or deed
* Affidavit from the person you pay rent to, saying you live there
* Affidavit from a third party saying you live there
* A letter from the person you pay rent to saying you live there
* A letter from another person saying you live at your address

  If you don't have any of the above, you may use the following:
* Pay stub showing your address
* Income tax form that shows your address
* Utility bill or  other bill in your name
* Membership documents based on residency, such as a local library card
* Voter registration card
* Driver's license, or permit, or non-driver ID
* State or other government issue ID
* Documents from government agencies such as a social service agency or the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement
* Custody or guardianship papers
5.  Proof of custody or guardianship
an affidavit (Parent or Guardian) saying that you have "total and permanent custody and control" over the child
other proof such as documentation that the child has been placed with a sponsor by a federal agency

Guide to Understanding the New Rules for School Registration
Guía para Comprender las Reglas Nuevas para el Registro de la Escuela
Procedures for Transition and Enrollment of Students from Residential Facilities
Foster Care Written Procedures and Forms

Falsification of residency documentation will result in exclusion from the Glen Cove School District and financial liability for appropriated tuition costs.


Registration Forms


Other forms if necessary

Tuesday, December 07, 2021