Programs » Registration

Registration

If you wish to register your child for the Eastern Lancaster County School District, please follow the link below to begin your registration process. After completing the online pre-registration portal you will be asked to schedule an appointment with our district registrar to complete any forms and scan all necessary documents.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact the District Office

Central Registration
Eastern Lancaster County School District Office
669 East Main Street
P.O. Box 609
New Holland, PA 17557
717-354-1590

Kindergarten Registration
A child is eligible for admission to Kindergarten if s/he has attained the age of five (5) years before September 1st. The Board may admit to Kindergarten a child who is below entry age but demonstrates readiness for entry by September 1st, upon the written request of the parent/guardian, recommendation of the district psychologist, and approval of the Superintendent. (ELANCO School Board, Admission of Students § 201.2)

First Grade Registration
Beginners are students entering the lowest grad of the primary school above the Kindergarten level. They shall be admitted to school only during the first two (2) weeks of the annual school term, except that a child who is eight (8) years of age shall begin school at any time during the school year.

A beginner is eligible for admission to First grade if s/he has attained the age of six (6) years before the first day of the school term. The Board may admit as a beginner a child who is five (5) years old and demonstrates readiness for entry by the first day of the school term, upon the written request of the Parent/guardian, recommendation of the district psychologist, and approval of the Superintendent. (ELANCO School Board, Admission of Students § 201.2)