Register Now for Kindergarten 2020-2021

Kindergarten registration for 2020-2021 is now open. Register at the Board of Education at its new location at 13701 Lake Ave. in the former Taft Elementary building, now the Taft Center for Innovation.. Students must be 5 years old on or before September 30, 2020 in order to be age eligible to enter kindergarten. Registration materials can be found on this website under Student Registration. Registration is by appointment only. 

After collecting all required documents and completing all pre-registration forms online, you will be prompted to schedule an appointment to register your child. If you have any questions, please contact the registration secretary by phone at 216-529-4279 or by email at

Please Note: The Residency and Custody Affidavit provided must be signed in the presence of a Notary Public

You will need to provide the following documents at registration: 

  • Child’s birth certificate, original or certified copy; passport or visa

  • Child’s immunization record, doctor’s name and phone number

  • Driver’s license or State ID of the residential parent/legal guardian registering the student

  • Proofs of residency - provide two (2)  in the form of:

~Utility bills (gas, electric, water)                                  ~Pay stub

~Valid signed lease                                                      ~Business mail

      ~Section 8 documentation                                     ~Voter registration card

      ~Municipal Income Tax Return (RITA)                        

OR: The Owner Affidavit form which must be completed by the landlord, owner, or manager and signed in the presence of a NOTARY PUBLIC when no other proofs of residency can be  provided. 

  • Custody documents (If Applicable) only legal residents who are the parent or legal guardian of the child may complete the registration process. Applicable court documents must be a certified copy and contain any and all exhibits or attachments referenced to show custody.

  • Copy of a signed Current IEP and ETR (if Applicable)

Children attending the Lakewood City Schools’ pre-kindergarten program are enrolled in the District and do not need to re-register.  Kindergarten information will be given to these families.





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