According to Public Act 23-208, Section 1(a), students must turn 5 on or before September 1, 2024 to enter Kindergarten for the 2024-2025 school year.

However, children who turn 5 between September 2 and December 31, 2024 may be admitted:

(1) upon a written request by the parent or guardian of such child and

(2) following an assessment of such child, conducted by the building principal and an appropriate certified staff member of the school, to ensure that admitting such child is developmentally appropriate.

Please send your written request to Kristen Santilli at the Office of Teaching & Learning at and complete the assessment below:

Kindergarten Assessment

Once the Office of Teaching & Learning has received your written request and you have completed the assessment, someone from the school where your child will be attending will contact you with further information on how to proceed.

If you have further questions, please call the Office of Teaching and Learning at 203-924-1023, extension 317.


Beginning June 13 and ending August 9, 2024, registration for Grades K-4 will take place at the Shelton Public Schools Central Offices located at 382 Long Hill Avenue, Monday through Friday during business hours.

Please call Kayleigh Sheridan at 203-924-1023, extension 302 to make an appointment to register once all forms are complete. 

Unsure which school you are assigned to? The School-by-Street listing can be found here. 
Kindergarten registration forms can be found here. PLEASE do not attempt to make an appointment unless ALL forms are complete and ALL documents are present.