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Kindergarten Registration - 2021-2022

Last Updated: 1/19/2021 6:46 PM

Kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 school year will begin on February 1, 2021 for children born between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.


Due to Covid-19, the Rose Tree Media School District will not be accepting registration packets in person at this time. All packets must be delivered to the Education Center by mail, email attachment or fax. Please make sure all contact information is complete and accurate.


             By Mail:                                  By Email:                                            By Fax:

Education Center                     RE: Student Registration                      RE: Student Registration

            C/O Registration Office            Contact Person: Ms. Cotumaccio         Fax #: 610-627-6130

            308 N. Olive Street                   Email: ccotumaccio@rtmsd.org

            Media, PA 19063


The following records must be provided for registration:


    - 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 


    - Copy of child’s state issued birth certificate, baptismal certificate, or valid passport.


    - Copy of the child’s most recent dental exam, physical exam and immunizations as listed below:


Diphtheria and Tetanus

 Four doses

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


Four doses

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

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.


  • A completed Student Information Packet. The registration forms can be found by clicking on this link, If you do not have access to a printer, please contact the Registration Office and a packet will be mailed to you.


  • A completed Kindergarten Placement Request.


  • If the student has received special education services through early intervention, please provide a copy of the IEP (including Evaluation Report/Re-Evaluation Report).


  • 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 Guardian 1 Monday – Thursday and with Guardian 2 Friday – Sunday”) and signed by both parents is acceptable.  Child must be living in the Rose Tree Media School District a minimum of 50% of the full week throughout the calendar year.


Please note the following:


  • The Rose Tree Media School District does not offer full day kindergarten. Students are registered for either a morning (AM) or afternoon (PM) session. Morning kindergarten runs from 9 AM to 11:40 AM. Afternoon kindergarten runs from 12:50 PM to 3:30 PM.


  • If you are unsure of which elementary school your child will attend, please visit our website at www.rtmsd.org and click on the “Student Services” drop down, click “Child Accounting-Registration” and then click the “Which Elementary School Will My Child Attend” link.


  • Morning (AM) sessions 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 morning (AM) session lottery, students must be registered by March 26, 2021 and meet all age eligibility requirements.  The lotteries will be held during the first full week of April, and placement letters will be mailed by Friday, April 9, 2021. Students registered after March 26, 2021, will be placed in the afternoon (PM) session. Parents can request to have their child’s name be put on a waiting list for the morning (AM) session. Parents will be notified if an opening occurs. Please be advised that all placements are subject to change depending on final enrollments.


  • Parents/guardians who live with relatives or friends must complete a Multiple Occupancy Affidavit. Residency inquiries/requests for affidavit forms may be directed to the Registration Office at 610-627-6019.


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 610-627-6019.