Kindergarten Open Houses for Ottumwa Schools

OTTUMWA—Ottumwa Schools will host kindergarten open house for the 2017-18 school year on Thursday, March 9 at Douma, Eisenhower, James, Horace Mann, and Wilson Schools. The open house will begin at 6 p.m. and will last approximately one hour. Parents are asked to contact their neighborhood school to receive a registration packet prior to attending if they haven’t received one.


The packet contains several forms which need to be completed and returned to register. Forms include a student enrollment data form, certificate of immunization, and proof of birth. Iowa law requires that all students must be five-years-old on or before September 15 in the year they enroll.


Prior to the first day of school, students will also need to return the pre-enrollment physical examination form, certificate of dental screening, and a student vision card. These forms are in the enrollment packet as well as on the website under Parents, then Kindergarten Registration.


For questions regarding kindergarten open house, contact any Ottumwa elementary school.