Kindergarten Registration - Updated

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 Kindergarten Registration Information

To be eligible for Kindergarten in the fall of 2020, your child must be five on or before August 1, 2020.

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Kindergarten Registration Link

The Online Registration link will be available January 7, 2020 through May 15, 2020.

Parent Informational Letter Final Forms Directions
  • A computer station will be available at the Central Office for those families/individuals who do not have internet access in their homes. The Canal Fulton Public Library also has computer access available for community use.  
  • In addition to the online registration form,  parents must provide the following documents to complete the registration process:
    • Birth certificate
    • Proof of residency (2 forms required - utility bill and rental agreement or mortgage statement)
    • Child's social security number
    • Parent's Photo ID
    • Immunization record
    • Custody papers (if applicable)
  • Due to the COVID-19 Closure we are extending the time frame to complete the online registration documents until May 15th.
  • Update -  Two options available to submit registration documents:
    • You may email the registration documents to Jessica Brown at or drop them off at the Northwest Central Office, Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:000 p.m.
    • Registration documents must be submitted for students  to participate in the Kindergarten Screening. Please turn those documents in as soon as possible at the Central Office.  

Please direct all registration questions to Jessica Brown, district registrar at (330) 854-2292 or


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 Kindergarten Screening Day - Update

Our May Kindergarten screening date has  been TENTATIVELY rescheduled for August 10, 11, and 12 by appointment only.  In order to participate in the Kindergarten Screening process, the online student registration forms must be completed and registration documents provided to the district registrar, Jessica Brown, at Central Office no later than mid-July. Those registered for previous May appointments will be rescheduled first. You will receive additional information regarding the screening appointments later this summer.


               Safety Town                 

Safety Town has been tentatively rescheduled for August 10th through the 14th, 6:00 pm-8:30 pm. Please download the information letter, registration form, and waiver forms. This year's registration fee has been reduced to $5.00. Please send the three forms and include your check (made out to Northwest Primary) to 8580 Erie Ave. N.W., Canal Fulton, OH 44614. (Attention: Safety Town)





Preschools in the Northwest Local Schools area



Here For You Preschool & Child Development Center           

Inspiring Minds Educational Childcare

Discovery Time Preschool

Highpoint Little Peoples Preschool

Rivertree Christian School

SS. Philip & James

Stark County Integrated Preschools


Other Resources---

Canal Fulton  Library

Stark DD

Canal Fulton YMCA

Look on Northwest Primary Kindergarten Teachers’ pages for Rhonda Oser, Amanda Leemaster, Jill D’ettorre, Dee Gindlesberger, Kaitlyn McCallin, and Emily Blowers

Kindergarten Readiness

Ohio Department of Education Kindergarten Readiness Checklist

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