Columbus City Schools encourages parents of children entering kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year to register in April or May.

Columbus City Schools encourages parents of children entering kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year to register in April or May.

The district offers full-day kindergarten at all elementary schools. To attend kindergarten, a child must be at least 5 years old on Sept. 30, 2014.

To register for the 2014-2015 school year, visit the Central Enrollment Center located at 430 Cleveland Ave. Its phone number is 614-365-4011.

Requirements for the registration process include

* Photo identification of the parent or guardian;

* Proof of child's date of birth, such as a birth certificate or immigration documents;

* Proof of residency, such as a recent utility bill in the parent's name; current lease with parent's name and name/telephone number of landlord; verification of address from Department of Human Services, Social Security or personnel office of parent's employer; or statement from landlord (on letterhead) indicating knowledge of parent living with person on lease;

* Custody/guardianship documents (if applicable);

* Child's immunization record. Immunizations can be obtained through the child's health care provider or the Columbus Health Department. Go to www.odh.ohio.gov for more information about immunization requirements. A tuberculosis test is required of students born outside the United States or have visited another country for more than three months.

For more information call the Columbus City Schools Office of Early Childhood Education at 614-365-5822 or 614-365-5134.