Student Registration

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Transfer Student Registration

Welcome to the Upper Dauphin Area School District! We are excited to welcome you to the UDA Trojan Family. Any questions about registration can be directed to the Communications & Information Coordinator, Lauren Stoner at (717) 362-6556 or stonerl@udasd.org.

A non-district resident family can choose to enroll their student in the Upper Dauphin Area School District by paying tuition. Please refer to Board Policy 202 for more information.

Registration for 2024-2025 will open June 2024.

To register your child in Upper Dauphin Area School District:

  1. Complete the Online Registration Form (instructions below)
  2. Contact the Communications & Information Coordinator, Lauren Stoner at 717-362-6556 or stonerl@udasd.org to make an appointment
    • If you are registering a High School Student, you will also need an appointment with a Guidance Counselor to set up your schedule. You can call 717-362-8181 to set up that appointment. Visit our High School Page for our full Program of Studies.
  3. Start collecting the required paperwork for the registration appointment (required paperwork listed below)

Online Registration Form:

  • It is highly recommended that you complete this process BEFORE you arrive for your appointment. If you are not able to complete the online forms before your appointment, you will be able to complete the forms at your appointment. This will add approximately 30 minutes to the registration process. Please plan to come early if you do not complete the online registration form prior to the day of your appointment.
  • Spanish forms are available upon request. Email stonerl@udasd.org to request a copy. Los formularios en español están disponibles a pedido. Envíe un correo electrónico a stonerl@udasd.org para solicitar una copia.
  • To complete the online registration form, you must first have a registration account.
    • If you already have an online registration account, you may log in and click on UDASD Transfer Student Registration to create a registration form for a new student.
    • If you do not have an online registration account, you must create an account, verify the account (a link is emailed to you after you create the account) and then log in to complete the registration form. This is a separate account from the Sapphire Community Portal account.
    • Once you are logged in, follow the instructions and complete all the required information and submit your form. If you have questions, please email stonerl@udasd.org.

Bring the following to your Registration Appointment:

  • Child’s birth certificate or proof of age
  • Child’s immunization records (requirements below)
  • Custody papers (if it applies to your child)
  • Special Education papers (if it applies to your child)
  • Proof of residency in UDASD (documents listed below)
  • Latest report card or transcript

Proof of Residence Documents:

Proof of residence in the Upper Dauphin Area School District is defined as:

  • A Pennsylvania Driver’s License, Pennsylvania Photo Identification Card or Passport.
  • One (1) of the following:
    • Homeowner: Deed for a residential property within the Upper Dauphin Area School District, settlement document or sales agreement, or
    • Renter: A lease or notarized affidavit from the homeowner showing occupancy of a residence within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.
  • If you do not have any of the documents listed above, then you must present two (2) of the following:
    • Proof of property tax return indicating the address within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.
    • Current check stub for wages, public assistance, social security or other source of income indicating the address within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.
    • Payment or proof of liability for payment for municipal or school district taxes for an improved property within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.
    • Current utility bill indicating payment for a utility due to occupancy of a residence within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.

Immunization Record Requirements:

PDE Required Immunizations (English)

PDE Required Immunizations (Spanish)

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 school year is OPEN!

We are excited to welcome the Class of 2037 to UDA!

A child presented for enrollment in kindergarten must be five (5) years of age before September 1, 2024. 

A non-district resident family can choose to enroll their student in the Upper Dauphin Area School District by paying tuition. Please refer to Board Policy 202 and call 717-362-8134 for more information.

To register your child for Kindergarten:

  1. Call the 717-362-6556 to make an appointment for registration
  2. Complete the Online Registration Form (instructions below)
  3. Start collecting the required paperwork for the registration appointment (required paperwork listed below)

Online Registration Form:

  • It is highly recommended that you complete this process BEFORE you arrive for your appointment. If you are not able to complete the online forms before your appointment, you will be able to complete the forms at your appointment. This will add approximately 30 minutes to the registration process. Please plan to come early if you do not complete the online registration form prior to the day of your appointment.
  • Spanish forms are available upon request. Email stonerl@udasd.org to request a copy. Los formularios en español están disponibles a pedido. Envíe un correo electrónico a stonerl@udasd.org para solicitar una copia.
  • To complete the online registration form, you must first have a registration account.
    • If you already have an online registration account, you may log in and click on 2024-2025 UDASD Kindergarten Registration to create a registration for a new student.
    • If you do not have an online registration account, you must create an account, verify the account (a link is emailed to you after you create the account) and then log in to complete the registration form.
    • Once you are logged in, follow the instructions and complete all the required information and submit your form. If you have questions, please email stonerl@udasd.org.

Bring the following to your Registration Appointment:

  • Your child
  • Child’s birth certificate or proof of age
  • Immunization records (requirements listed below)
  • A copy of your child’s most recent physical examination
  • Proof of residency within the UDA school district (requirements listed below)
  • Custody papers (if it applies to your child)
  • Early Intervention documents (if it applies to your child)

Proof of Residence Documents:

Proof of residence in the Upper Dauphin Area School District is defined as:

  • A Pennsylvania Driver’s License, Pennsylvania Photo Identification Card or Passport.
  • One (1) of the following:
    • Homeowner: Deed for a residential property within the Upper Dauphin Area School District, settlement document or sales agreement, or
    • Renter: A lease or notarized affidavit from the homeowner showing occupancy of a residence within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.
  • If you do not have any of the documents listed above, then you must present two (2) of the following:
    • Proof of property tax return indicating the address within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.
    • Current check stub for wages, public assistance, social security or other source of income indicating the address within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.
    • Payment or proof of liability for payment for municipal or school district taxes for an improved property within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.
    • Current utility bill indicating payment for a utility due to occupancy of a residence within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.

Immunization Record Requirements:

All children registered in kindergarten must have completed the following immunizations before entry:

  • Three doses of hepatitis B vaccine
  • Four doses of polio with 4th dose administered on or after one’s 4th birthday
  • A second dose of measles vaccine, preferably given as Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • A fourth dose of tetanus and diphtheria vaccine, including one dose administered on or after one’s 4th birthday
  • Two doses of Varicella (chickenpox vaccine)

PDE Required Immunizations (English)

PDE Required Immunizations (Spanish)

Pre-K Counts Registration

UDA is thrilled to offer two Pre-K Counts Classrooms to students in UDASD and the surrounding communities! Pre-K Counts is by application only. If you would like to apply for Pre-K Counts, please see the Pre-K Counts Paperwork. If you have been notified that your student was accepted into the program, use the links below to use the online registration form. Do not complete the online registration if your student has not been accepted into the program.

Pre-K Counts Online Registration

After you have been accepted to the program, you must register your child for Pre-K Counts by completing an online form.

  • It is highly recommended that you complete this process BEFORE you arrive for your appointment. If you are not able to complete the online forms before your appointment, you will be able to complete the forms at your appointment. This will add approximately 30 minutes to the registration process. Please plan to come early if you do not complete the online registration form prior to the day of your appointment.
  • Spanish forms are available upon request. Email stonerl@udasd.org to request a copy. Los formularios en español están disponibles a pedido. Envíe un correo electrónico a stonerl@udasd.org para solicitar una copia.
  • To complete the online registration form, you must first have a registration account.
    • If you already have an online registration account, you may log in and click on UDASD PreK Counts Registration to create a registration for a new student.
    • If you do not have an online registration account, you must create an account, verify the account (a link is emailed to you after you create the account) and then log in to complete the registration form.
    • Once you are logged in, follow the instructions and complete all the required information and submit your form. If you have questions, please email stonerl@udasd.org.

Bring the following to your Registration Appointment:

  • Child’s birth certificate or proof of age,
  • Immunization records (requirements listed below)
  • *Proof of residency within the UDA school district (requirements listed below. If you are not a resident of UDASD, you do not need to provide residency)
  • Custody papers (if it applies to your child)

Proof of Residence Documents:

Proof of residence in the Upper Dauphin Area School District is defined as:

  • A Pennsylvania Driver’s License, Pennsylvania Photo Identification Card or Passport.
  • One (1) of the following:
    • Homeowner: Deed for a residential property within the Upper Dauphin Area School District, settlement document or sales agreement, or
    • Renter: A lease or notarized affidavit from the homeowner showing occupancy of a residence within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.
  • If you do not have any of the documents listed above, then you must present two (2) of the following:
    • Proof of property tax return indicating the address within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.
    • Current check stub for wages, public assistance, social security or other source of income indicating the address within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.
    • Payment or proof of liability for payment for municipal or school district taxes for an improved property within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.
    • Current utility bill indicating payment for a utility due to occupancy of a residence within the Upper Dauphin Area School District.

Immunization Record Requirements:

All children registered in the Pre-K Counts Program must have completed the following immunizations before entry:

  • Three doses of hepatitis B vaccine.
  • At least one dose of:
    • TDAP,
    • Polio,
    • Measles vaccine, preferably given as Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR),
    • Varicella (chickenpox vaccine)
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