PM - 12:45 to 3:25 p.m.). No mid-day bus transportation is provided.
APPOINTMENT REQUESTS — Parent(s)/guardian(s) are encouraged to schedule an appointment with Mrs. Barr when dropping off a completed New Student Enrollment Packet at the District’s Administration Office. By scheduling an appointment, parent(s)/guardian(s) will be guaranteed attention to any specific questions regarding student registration requirements, form/information completion, etc., which will also allow for a more expedited registration process. To schedule an appointment, contact Mrs. Barr at (724) 625-1518, ext. 1510, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration Information
Registration for the 2022-2023 Kindergarten Program at Mars Area Primary Center will be held as follows:
Registration Packet Pick-up (Feb. 24-25)
Kindergarten Registration Packets for the 2022-2023 School Year will be available for pick-up from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, and Friday, Feb. 25, at the District's Administration Office.
Parents/guardians who pick up a packet on these dates will also receive their Kindergarten Registration Lottery Ticket. (Note: The selection of AM or PM Kindergarten session is done through a lottery system. Once the maximum class size is reached, the session will be closed and individuals may be placed on a waiting list for their session preference.)
Starting Lottery Ticket Announcement (Feb. 28)
On Monday, Feb. 28, an Adams Township Police officer will randomly draw the Starting Lottery Number, which will be announced appropriately and posted on the District’s website.
Lottery Registration Day (March 18)
Mars Area Primary Center will begin accepting completed Kindergarten Registration Packets for the 2022-2023 School Year at the school’s Kindergarten Lottery Registration Day at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, March 18, at Mars Area Centennial School.
In addition to registration, the Mars Area Primary Center typically holds a:
- Kindergarten Preview (January-February) for students planning to register for the school's Kindergarten Program and their parents;
- Pre-Kindergarten Assessments by appointment for students registered for kindergarten (March-April); and, a
- "PC Play Date - Watermelon Welcome" event (May) for students registered to attend Kindergarten Program and their parents
Dates/information pertinent to kindergarten registration and corresponding events will be communicated to parents and posted on the District's website well in advance.