Kindergarten Social

  • Who: Incoming Kindergartners AND their Parent(s)/Guardian(s) 
  • When: Thursday, April 18th - 5:30 PM 
  • Where: EH, TJ, or WW 
    • Please use this link to find your student's school.
  • What: All About Kindergarten! 
    • Students: Meet teachers & check out your school! 
    • Adults: Learn what you can expect from us & what we expect from you. Find out how to get involved & stay in the loop with everything Cardinal. 
    • EVERYONE: FREE Pizza Dinner!! 

Please sign up here for the Kindergarten Social. Signing up for the social does not mean your student is registered for kindergarten, this step will come later.

*NCSD will not be hosting a Kindergarten Roundup this year. Please plan to attend the Kindergarten Social to learn about summer opportunities.

Kindergarten Registration

If your child will be 5 years old by September 15, 2024, your child can be registered for Kindergarten.  Please complete and return a Kindergarten health packet (with required documents, see below) to the Central Registrar's Office. This information will be made available at the Kindergarten Social or can be picked up at the administration office.

We will have three elementary schools within our district in 2024/2025: Emerson HoughThomas Jefferson, and Woodrow Wilson.  The elementary school your child will attend is determined by your address within our district. Use this link to find your school.


  • Complete the Kindergarten registration process (with required documents below)
  • Required Documents:
    • a copy of your child's birth certificate or proof of age
    • a current immunization record
    • proof of residency (driver's license or lease, mortgage, utility bill with current address)
    • health packet
  • Please submit your documents to Melinda Robertson at the Central Registrar's Office (EJH Beard Administration Center - 1302 1st Avenue West, Newton) or via email to
  • After all documents are received, a link to the Infinite Campus online registration kiosk will be emailed to you to complete the Kindergarten registration process or you may make an appointment to register at the EJH Beard Administration Center - 1302 1st Avenue West, Newton.
  • If your child currently attends the Newton Community Preschool, please contact Melinda Robertson.

Kindergarten Countdown

Click here for a Kindergarten Countdown activity sheet!

If you have any questions, please contact Melinda Robertson 641.792.5809 (Option 1 - District Office) then (Option 2 - Central Registrar's Office) or