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Welcome to kindergarten!

If you have not received a Kindergarten packet, please fill out the Preschool Census Form and return it to Bradt School. Forms may be dropped off or mailed to 2719 Hamburg Street, Schenectady, NY 12303.

Prekindergarten Common Core Standards

As standards and expectations have changed over the years for students in grades K-12, so have those for prekindergarten students. We are providing an abbreviated version of the national common core curriculum standards for prekindergarten students, which have been adopted by school districts across New York State, along with example activities parents can do with their child(ren) to reinforce these concepts and skills. Download information

Reading with your child: Preparation for school

The best way to prepare your child for kindergarten is to read with him or her on a daily basis. Bradt Primary School offers the 1,000 Book Child Project to help jumpstart a child’s love of reading. Read more here. Bradt also encourages parents to use the Kindergarten Tool Kits, which will be distributed to parents at the Kindergarten Screening appointment.

Tips for preparing your child for kindergarten

Kindergarten is an exciting time! Since you are your child’s first and most important teacher, you might be wondering about the kinds of activities you could be doing at home to help your child get off to a great start in kindergarten. This information has been prepared as a source for suggestions and ideas. Make your time exploring these activities fun and engaging. Happy learning! View tips

Kindergarten registration for the 2024-2025 school year

Kindergarten registration packets are mailed on TBD, to families of students in our database who are eligible to attend kindergarten the next school year.

  • Kindergarten daytime registration: TBD
  • Kindergarten daytime registration: TBD
  • Kindergarten evening registration: TBD
  • Kindergarten parent orientation: TBD
  • Kindergarten registration paperwork due to Bradt: TBD
  • Kindergarten screening: TBD

Kindergarten packets must be filled out completely in order for a child to be fully registered for Kindergarten. Please note that residency documents are required even if you have a child already attending school in our district. Acceptable forms of proof of residency for Mohonasen Central School District can be found here. To be clear, you must include current immunizations and physicals with your registration packet. Packets should only include copies of important documents, not the originals.

Please call 518-356-8222 to register, or email


The main office is currently in the process of accepting mail in or drop off registration packets. The Kindergarten screening appointments will be made for in-person drop off on our daytime and evening nights. If you choose to mail in packets, you will be notified after the in-person registration is complete by telephone. If you would like more information about the DIAL screening, please contact Mrs. Cassandra Mastracy, School Psychologist.  We will also be sending out written notification to confirm the screening appointments in the beginning of May.  If you need any assistance or have questions please contact Bradt’s Main office at 518.356.8401 anytime between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you have made an appointment and need to make a change due to illness or such, please be sure to contact Bradt ASAP.

Parents who have not already filled out a Preschool Census Form should do so as soon as possible. It should be completed and returned to Bradt Primary School as soon as possible to ensure that registration materials are sent to you.

If you have any questions regarding age or residency documentation, please call 518.356.8401.

Parents who have chosen not to send their child to school for next year, or who are planning to enroll their child in a non-public school, are asked to please notify Bradt school at 518.356.8401 as soon as possible. For more details regarding your child’s kindergarten screening results, please see this document: Kindergarten Screening Results Letter.