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Student Registration

Student Registration

Central Registration
Welcome to the Vestal Central School District. We are pleased to have you and your family join our District as new "Golden Bears!" The Vestal Central School District uses a Central Registration model for students entering Universal Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and new students, Grades K - 12 moving into the District. 

To begin the registration process, please click the button below. If you are a Vestal CSD family currently registered in the District already, but have or will experience a change of address within the District, please access our Change of Address form, also below.

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Here is a list of what you will need to gather before beginning the registration process:
  • Two Proofs of Residency (dated within 60 days)
  • Proof of Immunizations
  • Proof of your child's Birth Date
  • Custody Papers (if applicable)
Examples of Proof of Residency:
  • Official Driver's License, Learner's Permit, or Non-Driver ID
  • Utility or other bill* (such as NYSEG, cable service, or sanitation service)
  • Voter registration document, pay stub, tax returns, or bank statements
  • Copy of residential lease or proof of ownership of a house, such as the deed or mortgage statement
* Please note that we cannot accept a copy of an envelope mailed to you; We will need a full copy of the actual document it contained, such as that listed above.

Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Vestal Central School District offers a half-day free pre-kindergarten program, contingent upon grant funding from New York State, at four third-party sites. Transportation is not provided.
When enrollment exceeds the number of seats funded by New York State, a lottery is held for residents of children eligible in the Vestal Central School District. However, any children living in temporary housing in the District who will be four years old by December 1 of the year enrollment is anticipated will be given a seat in this program. 

For more information on Vestal’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program and the sites housing it for the upcoming school year, please contact Soni Murphy at 607-757-2291 or [email protected]

Kindergarten Registration

To determine which elementary school your child would attend, please access our Street Finder tool in the right menu under "Finding Your School."

Please note, some programs exist only in certain elementary buildings. For example, students who qualify for English as a New Language services living in the Tioga Hills, Glenwood, and Clayton Avenue elementary attendance zones would attend African Road Elementary School. More specific information can be obtained by calling the District Registrar, 607-757-3500.
For your convenience in asking questions about your student's new school, not related to the Registration process, contact information for Vestal CSD's Elementary Schools is listed below:


Call 607-757-3500
Fax 607-757-2227
Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)

Kindergarten Schedules

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