Kindergarten and Pre-K Registration - information can be found at the bottom of this page.
Welcome to the Saranac Central School District!
The Saranac Central School District welcomes all school-age students who reside in the District. Our school district has a centralized registration process, so all students regardless of grade level, will register at the Saranac High School Guidance Office located at 60 Picketts Corners Road, Saranac. Registration packets can be dowloaded below or can be picked up at the High School Guidance Office. For any questions please contact the School Registrar at (518) 565-5810 between the hours of 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. See steps below for registering your student. Once the registration packet has been completed and all documents have been received, the materials will be reviewed before the student is able to attend school. The school retains the right to temporarily delay registration pending evaluation of the documents and facts presented.
Registering a child for Kindergarten and Pre-kindergarten require different paperwork and registration procedures. Please see Kindergarten/Pre-K Registration section at the bottom of this page for details.
- The parent/legal guardian must be present at the time of registration.
- It is not necssary to bring your child to register.
Directions for Transfer student K-12:
Step 1 - Complete District Registration Packet
For Transfer Students click here to download a Registration packet or you may pick up the registration packet from the Saranac High School Guidance office. Complete one packet per child.
Step 2 - Gather the necessary documentation:
- Proof of Guardianship - Parent/guardian Photo ID (ex: Driver's license)
- Proof of Age- Original Birth Certificate
- Proof of Residency
Proof of residency within the Saranac Central School District will be required at the time of student registration. Please note that at least two forms of verification of district residency are needs (one from Group 1 and one from Group 2). School officials reserve the right to request additional documentation.
Proof of residency must include the name and address of a parent/guardian and must be dated within the last 30 days. Items must have the physical address. Items with only a P.O. Box are not valid proofs of residency.
If you do not have a formal lease, an Affidavit form the landlord/owner is needed. Click here for the Affidavit of Residence Landlord./Owner Statement. This form will need to be notarized.
If you are sharing a residency, an Affidavit of Shared Residency is needed. Click here for the form. This form will need to be notarized and 2 proofs of residency from the lessee or owner will need to be provided.
4. Proof of immunization
5. Proof of Physical exam within the past 12 months
6. Custody papers, if applicable
Step 3 - Bring completed registration packet and documentation to the Registrar.
Step 4 -Once all materials are reviewed and your child's enrollment has been decided, you will be contact by the appropriate school regarding school building, classroom, and bus information.
Transfer Registration Packet (this packet is not for PK or K registration)
Transfer Notification - required for all Middle/High school students
Notifications and Policy Information
Notification of Rights under FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)
Child must be 5 years old on or before December 1st. Kindergarten registration is by appointment. Call now to make an appointment for this year's Kindergarten registration which is scheduled as follows:
March 15, 2018 at Saranac Elementary (18 Picketts Corners Road, Saranac) 565-5900.
March 15, 2018 at Morrisonville Elementary (47 Sand Road, Morrisonville) 565-5980.
What will you need for Kindergarten registration?
- Please have your child wear sneakers to the Kindergarten registration.
- Proof of residency (see above for list of appropriate proof)
- Copy of Original Birth Certificate
- Copy of Immunization Records
- Copy of Physical Exam by a doctor within the last year
- Copy of Custody Records, if applicable
- Completed Kindergarten Registration Forms - will be mailed to you after you schedule your appointment or click here to download a registration packet.
New York State Education Law now requires that the following immunizations be completed and all dates provided prior to entering school:
1-Polio Vaccine (IPV or OPV) Series (minimum four doses to enter Kindergarten)
2-Measles, Mumps, Rubella (two doses) – Revised, March 2015.
3-Diptheria-Pertussis-Tetanus DPT (minimum four doses)
4-Hepatitis B (three doses)
5-Varicella Vaccine (two doses) – Revised March, 2015.
Immunization clinic information will be provided to assist you in completing the requirements.
In conjunction with JCEO Head Start, the District will offer a free, nurturing, and high quality educational envirnoment for all children who are 4 years-old on or before December 1st. Students who qualify under Head Start criteria will be placed first at the Head Start site. The remaining students will be placed in classrooms housed at our elementary schools. If there are more applicants that there are available spots, a lottery process will be used to select students for the program.
Parents who are interested in registering their child can find the application below. All applications and any supporting documents must be submitted in person to either Morrisonville Elementary or Saranac Elementary on or before Friday, March 23, 2018. Applications can be dropped off on school days between the hours of 7:30 am- 2:00 pm.
Please Note: Parents of 3 year-olds will need to provide their own transporation until their child turns 4 at which time District transportation will be provided.
When dropping off the completed registration packet, be sure to bring the following with you:
Proof of residency (2)
Immunization record (can be faxed/emailed)
Custody paperwork, if applicable
Completed PK Household Information form