Welcome to the Rose Tree Media School District. The kindergarten registration dates have been scheduled for the 2017-2018 school year for children in our district who were born between September 1, 2011 and August 31, 2012.


Kindergarten registration will be held at the four locations indicated below. In addition to our morning hours, we will have evening hours to accommodate working parents who are unable to attend our daytime registration.



Tuesday, February 21, 2017: 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon & 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Alternate Snow Date: Monday, February 27, 2017


INDIAN LANE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 309 S. Old Middletown Road, Media

Wednesday, February 22, 2017: 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon & 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Alternate Snow Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017


MEDIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, Front & Monroe Streets, Media

Wednesday, March 1, 2017: 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon & 6:30 PM - 8:00PM

Alternate Snow Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017



Thursday, March 2, 2017: 9:00 am - 12:00 Noon & 6:30 PM - 8:00PM

Alternate Snow Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017


                  If you are unable to attend registration on the dates indicated above, the Registration Office at 308 North Olive Street, Media, will be open from 8:30 to 11:30 AM, Monday to Friday, starting March 13, 2017, for registration. As this registration information is critical for providing the data necessary for effective school planning, please try to register at one of the dates above. The deadline to be considered for the AM lottery is Friday, March 31, 2017.                                                                                                  


 The following records must be presented on registration day:

 ·         Copies of parental proof of residency AND a document establishing identity.

 -   Residency verification must be either a deed, current lease agreement, current real estate
tax bill or current mortgage
statement (utilities bills will not be accepted) 

 -    Identity verification must be either a valid driver’s license, DOT identification card or voter registration card 


·         Child’s original birth certificate, baptismal certificate, or valid passport.

·         A copy of the child’s immunizations as follows:


Diphtheria and Tetanus

 Four doses

One dose must be administered on or after the child’s fourth birthday.


Three doses


Hepatitis B

Three doses properly spaced


Measles, Mumps, Rubella

Two doses

The first dose must be given on or after child’s first birthday.

Varicella (chicken pox)

Two doses or history of chicken pox disease.

The first dose must be given on or after child’s first birthday.


·        The completed Student Information Packet. The registration forms can be found by clicking here.  Bring these completed forms with you when you register. If you do not have access to a computer, forms will be provided at each of the buildings on registration day or they can be picked up at the Registration Office, 308 N. Olive Street, Media, PA 19063.


·        If the student is in any Special Education/Gifted classes and has an IEP/GIEP or received support through a 504 plan, please bring in a copy of the IEP (including Evaluation Report/Re-Evaluation Report), GIEP or 504 Plan with you.     


 ·      If parents are not living together, a document establishing custody must be provided. If there is no court ordered custody agreement, a notarized letter stating the custody arrangements (i.e. “with Mom Monday – Thursday and with Dad Friday – Sunday”) and signed by both parents is acceptable. Child must be living in RTM School District a minimum of 50% of the full week throughout the calendar year.




 ·       Rose Tree Media does not offer full day kindergarten. Registration is for half day only.


       ·         Morning sessions (AM Kindergarten) are often preferred by parents. Student placement in the morning session will
               be determined by a lottery held at each school.  To be considered for the AM lottery, students must be
               registered by March 31, 2017.  The lottery will be held on Monday, April 3, 2017 and placement letters
               will be mailed by Friday, April 7, 2017. Anyone registering after March 31st will be placed in afternoon
               kindergarten. You can request to be put on a waiting list for the morning session and you will be notified
               if openings occur. Please be advised that placements are subject to change depending on final enrollments.

 ·       Children are not required to be present at kindergarten registration.


 ·       Parents/guardians who live with relatives or friends must complete a Multiple Occupancy Affidavit. Residency inquiries/requestsfor affidavit forms may be directed to the Registration Office at 610-627-6020.


 Thank you in advance for your cooperation in the registration process. If we can be of further assistance to you, please contact our Registration Office at 610-627-6020.