The District maintains a half-day kindergarten, along with a half-day Enrichment Program, with an instructional focus that fulfills the District’s curriculum goals and objectives and the requirements of the State law. Students are assigned to a morning or afternoon session with information about the assignment available in early August.

  • Morning Kindergarten Hours: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Afternoon Kindergarten Hours: 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • A sample schedule that includes the Enrichment Program can be found HERE.

Kindergarten Enrollment

If you have a student who will be turning 5 by September 1, 2024, and you are considering entering kindergarten at a BPS101 elementary school for the 2024-2025 school year, this is your place for information.  Here is information about District school boundaries if you are unsure where your student would attend elementary school in our District. Below is a list of required registration documentation.

Current Early Childhood Program Students:  All current Early Childhood students moving on to kindergarten for the upcoming school year will need to complete these (look under kindergarten) medical requirements for your student.

All Kindergarten students that are new to the District, please follow the New Student Enrollment process found on our website.

Prior to the first day of school, you will also need to complete these medical requirements for your student.

If you need additional assistance with registration, please call (630) 937-8800 or email

Kindergarten Meet and Greet

Do you have a student who will be turning five by September 1, 2024, that you are considering entering into kindergarten at a BPS101 elementary school for the 2024-2025 school year? Join us for a Kindergarten Meet and Greet on February 15, 2024. Families will sign up to meet with a District Administrator at the Rosalie Jones School Administration Building, 335 W. Wilson Street, for a 10-minute time slot to have a brief Q&A with your school administration team. SIGN UP NOW to save your spot. Batavia Public School District 101 strongly encourages families of incoming kindergarten students to participate. Prior to the Meet and Greet, please submit all registration documentation online through our secure online enrollment portal.

Kindergarten Enrichment

BPS101 hosts a Kindergarten Enrichment Program in-house. The BPS101 Kindergarten Enrichment program coordinates with the District’s Half-Day Kindergarten Program (HDK). Kindergarten Enrichment students engage in work and play in line with the themes and skills developed in the HDK program. These skills are an extension of the core program with an emphasis on play and exploration. Click HERE for additional information on the Kindergarten Enrichment Program.

Early Entrance to Kindergarten

The District has procedures in place to screen students who parents believe are candidates for early entrance to kindergarten. Board policies 6:130 and 6:135 detail these policies and procedures. All requests for screening should be made by April 1st, prior to the year the parent would like the student to start school. A fee of $50 is required, but fee exemptions are available.