Fort Mill School District
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Kindergarten Registration 22-23
Kindergarten Registration 22-23
Posted on 02/22/2022

Kindergarten Registration opens Tuesday, March 1 for the 22-23 school year. Registration is a two part process, beginning at home using the district's online registration system called Registration Gateway. 
As part of the online registration process, parents/guardians will be prompted to make an appointment to bring their child for academic screening on April 6 or April 7 between 8:30 AM and 1:00 PM. 

2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration: A Two-Step Process

:  In order to begin the new student registration process, a student must reside in the Fort Mill School District’s attendance area at the time of registration. A student must turn 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2022 in order to enroll in Kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year.

Step 1 - Registration Gateway - Online

 * The registration process begins at home using the district’s secure, online registration system called Registration Gateway. If you have previously set up an account in Registration Gateway, you will not need to create a new account. 

 * The online portal will open to rising Kindergarten students only on March 1, 2022. The link can be found here. 

*Please don't feel that you have to rush to register on March 1. There is no reason to log in immediately.

 * Parents/guardians should pre-determine which elementary school their child will attend based on their legal residence. Verification can be made through this website: (

 * Parents/guardians will need to create a new account in Registration Gateway and proceed through the online registration process.  

 * As part of the online registration process, parents/guardians will be prompted to make an appointment to bring their child for academic screening on April 6 or April 7 (see step 2).

 * When registering online AND at your child's screening, you will need the essential documents listed below.

Step 2 - Academic Screening At Your Child’s School 

 * Parents/guardians (limit one parent, please) are to bring their child to their assigned elementary school for an academic screening and hearing test session. Please arrive at the time of your appointment (made in Step 1). A $30 Instructional Fee is payable during your child’s academic screening. Acceptable forms of payment include: VISA, Mastercard, cash, or a check payable to your child’s school.

DATES: April 6 and April 7
Location: Your student's assigned elementary school

Academic screening appointments are spaced 5 minutes apart but your appointment may take up to one hour.  

ESSENTIAL - Please have the following items ready when registering online and at your academic screening. Failure to provide necessary documentation will result in your child’s enrollment not being completed. 

 * Your Child’s Legal Birth Certificate with Seal. A mother’s copy or a hospital copy will not be accepted.  Please ensure parents’ names are listed on the birth certificate. 

 * SC Certificate of Immunization. All immunizations must be recorded on a SC Certificate of Immunization. The Rock Hill Health Department provides this service; call 803-909-7300 for an appointment or for more information.

 * Proof of Fort Mill Residency. Acceptable documents include a deed, certificate of occupancy, closing statement indicating completion, valid rental lease agreement with official signatures, or a real estate tax receipt. Utility bills or vehicle property tax receipts are not accepted as proof of residency.

 * Custody Papers. If applicable.  

 QUESTIONS? Please contact your student's assigned elementary school.