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New Student Registration: Kindergarten

Kindergarten Changes for 2019-2020 School Year

The Salem School District believes strongly that students enrolled in certified kindergarten programs have a greater chance of success throughout their school years and beyond. As a result, the Salem School Board has proposed a number of significant changes. 

Expanded Full-Time Kindergarten

Tuition-Free Kindergarten

Starting this fall, we plan to offer tuition-free, full-day kindergarten at all five elementary schools, and we will proceed with the registration process accordingly.

Offered at ALL Elementary Schools

All five elementary schools -- Barron, Fisk, Lancaster, North Salem, and Soule -- plan to offer full-day kindergarten programs. Provided there is space, students would attend the full-day program at their neighborhood school.


Children who will be five years of age before October 1, 2019 are eligible to attend.

Registration is Open!

Pre-Registration for Fall 2019-20 Kindergarten is Currently Open


Additional forms for special circumstances:

Half-Day Kindergarten at Haigh

Half-Day Programs Move to Haigh School

We intend to offer a mornings-only, half-day program at Haigh Elementary School for parents who still prefer a half-day option. There will be no afternoon program and the morning session will be scheduled from 9:00-11:30. There is no tuition and parents are responsible for all transportation.

Elementary (K-5) Registration Contact

Grades K-5
Office of the Superintendent
38 Geremonty Dr.
Salem, NH 03079
603-893-7080 (Fax)
Lisa Finocchiaro