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Trenton R-IX is gearing up for the annual kindergarten and preschool screenings. These screenings are open to all families residing in the Trenton R-IX School District. Kindergarten and preschool screenings will be held May 21-23 at the Trenton R-IX Early Childhood Center located at Rissler Elementary. The address is 801 W. 4th Terrace.


Children who will be five years old before August 1, 2019 will be eligible to attend kindergarten at Trenton R-IX in the fall. Areas that will be screened will be communication, pre-academic reading skills, fine/gross motor skills, vision and hearing. Children who will be 3 or 4 years old by August 1, 2019 are eligible to attend Trenton R-IX preschool in the fall.  Preschool children will receive a developmental screening in the areas of language, concepts, motor development, vision and hearing. Children that participate in the screening will be eligible to attend the Trenton R-IX preschool programs, which is free to students residing in the Trenton R-IX school district.


The required documents for fall enrollment for both kindergarten and preschool are your child’s immunization record, legal birth certificate, and proof of residency. Parents may call 359-2003 to schedule a kindergarten or preschool screening appointment. Parents can expect the screening process to take approximately an hour or longer per child. Parents are given the opportunity to fill out required paperwork while their child is in the screening process. Appointments will be accepted starting April 1, 2019.