Kindergarten Registration Dates and Information

Kindergarten Registration Dates and Information
Posted on 02/16/2021

Kindergarten Registration Letter
The Jim Thorpe Area School District would like to announce the Kindergarten Registration process for the 2021-2022 school year. Parents are asked to complete the online process by logging onto the JTASD website (
under Parents....New to District...Enrollment) and following the directions for the 2021-2022 Online Kindergarten Registration (highlighted in red). Appointments will be scheduled from 9AM-3:00PM at either the LB Morris school or the Penn Kidder Campus school as determined by the physical address:


·   March 22 & 23 @ LB Morris School

·   March 24 & 25 @ Penn-Kidder Campus


Required Documentation at the time of the appointment includes: 


  • Proof of child’s age (child’s birth certificate, passport, a medical record showing the child's date  of birth, hospital documentation, baptismal record) REMINDER: children must be 5 years old by September 1, 2021.  

  • Child’s immunization record

  • 2 Proofs of physical residence

  • Photo identification of parent/guardian

  • Custody/guardianship papers (if applicable)


At the time of your appointment, the following health and safety protocols will be followed:


  • Masks are required to enter the building.

  • A temperature check and health screening questionnaire will be completed

  • Parents will be admitted to the building by a secretary. It is highly suggested that only one parent/guardian attend the appointment. Also, the child does not need to be present.

  • Bring your own pen to the appointment. Hand sanitizer stations will be available in the  lobby. 

  • Registration areas will be sanitized between appointments.


Summary of steps to follow for registering the child:


1. Complete the online registration at https://

2. Call the registrar’s office at 570-325-3691, ext 3908 to speak with Cindy Kmetz, who will schedule the appointment.

3. Attend the appointment and submit the documents, which will be reviewed by staff.


For additional questions, please call the number listed above or email


*If assistance is needed for non-English speaking individuals (ie.language translation or form revisions), please share this with Mrs. Kmetz.