Kindergarten Pre-Registration & Screening

Kindergarten Pre-Registration & Screening


Screening is by appointment only
To schedule an appointment, email Valerie Kinsman at

Monday, June 22, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 25, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Kindergarten screening at Benton Grade School District #47 is for children who will be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2020 and is a brief evaluation to gauge your child's current functioning and growth. It is imperative to register your child at this time so school officials can plan for the number of necessary classes in the fall.

New kindergarten students will need the following:

  • Copy of birth certificate from courthouse
  • Social Security number of student
  • Three proofs of residency (one MUST BE: real estate tax bill, signed lease, mortgage papers, agreement of sale, letter from resident living with at time of enrollment)
  • Proof of guardianship (if applicable)
  • One of the following, if applicable: Court Order Agreement, Judgement or Divorce Decree that awards custody of the child to any person
  • Immunization record and physical due by August 5, 2020
  • Dental Exam (dated after November 15, 2019)
  • Eye exam by optometrist due by October 9, 2020
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