Kinder Start Ashland’s neighborhood schools are the heart of our community, where kids are connected, and families are supported.

Kindergarten registration is now open for the 2022-23 school year

The Ashland School District invites all local families of incoming kindergarteners to register and join our welcoming community.

Kindergarten registration

Kids drawing on walls

kids drawing of hearts

We have three neighborhood elementary schools: Bellview, Helman and Walker.

Families of incoming kindergarteners who are interested in our two K-8 option programs, Willow Wind or John Muir Outdoor School, should complete inquiry forms for the program and register first with their neighborhood elementary school before being eligible for the lottery to be held on May 6, 2022.

All families should register online for your neighborhood school and will need:

  • Birth Certificate

    • Student must be 5 years of age by September 1, 2022, to register for kindergarten. 

    • Students who will be 6 years of age on September 1, 2022, should register for first grade.

  • Certificate of immunizations (link “immunizations” to school nurse page with chart)

  • Proof of residency

If you do not have access to register online, please call your neighborhood school and they will assist you. *Translation services available

Please watch a welcome webinar that introduces our principals and talks about all of the schools in Ashland