Student Registration

  • Welcome New Students and Parents!
    New students are registered by appointment at the Ballston Spa High School at 220 Ballston Avenue. Parents should obtain and complete a registration packet prior to scheduling an appointment with Annelise Kavanaugh in The Registration Office via email at or at (518) 602-0256.  A parent/legal guardian must be present at the time of registration. 

    For a Registration Packet, see the link below.

    To see a description of the Registration Process and required documents, click here.

    Early Kindergarten Registration- Please call the Registration Office at 518-602-0256 to pre-register your incoming kindergartener. By setting up an account for you and your child, you will be included on kindergarten mailings and registration information. Your child's elementary school will be confirmed at this time.

    **Please note: Information and Registration Packets will be sent from the elementary schools to parents of Incoming Kindergarteners in the first few weeks of March. If you have not recieved your packet by the end of March, please email the Registration Office to varify your address.

    Registration for kindergarten is held each spring at each of the elementary schools.  Children entering kindergarten must be five years old by December 1 of the year they begin school.  To find out which attendance zone, and therefore which elementary school, your child will be attending, please call the Student Registration Office at 518-602-0256.

    It is important to register as early as possible. Students who register 10 weekdays or less before the first day of school may be unable to begin school and/or have bus transportation on opening day.

    Helpful Information for Incoming Kindergarten Students & Parents
    (beginning school in 2020-21)

    Incoming Kindergarten Student Registration Events 

    ** There will be an Incoming Kindergarten Parent Orientation for all schools. Time/Date to be announced. 

    The annual Kindergarten registration process for all incoming Kindergarten students is held in each of the district’s elementary schools (ES) during the spring.  Specific information will be sent directly from the elementary schools to parents during the spring months. The four elementary schools have also established the following schedule for screening and registration appointments during the Spring of 2020: Wood Road ES on April 28-30, Milton Terrace ES & Malta Avenue ES on April 6-8 and Gordon Creek ES on May 11-13. Anyone with an incoming Kindergarten student who is not already in contact with the school is asked to call Annelise Kavanaugh in the Registration Office at (518) 602-0256. You may also email your information to

    Kindergarten Screening for all incoming students for the fall of 2020 will take place on the following dates: 
    Wood Road Elementary: April 28-30
    Milton Terrace & Malta Ave Elementary Schools: April 6-8
    Gordon Creek Elementary: May 11-13
    More information, including when to meet with the school nurse, will be sent directly from the elementary school offices. 


    Enrollment Policy
    Board of Education Policy Manual File 7.3—Student Enrollment Policy  

    Building Enrollment/Attendance Contact Information:

    Milton Terrace Elementary: 884-7210 Ext. 3353

    Gordon Creek Elementary: 884-7270 Ext. 3372

    Malta Avenue Elementary: 884-7250 Ext. 1351

    Wood Road Elementary: 884-7290 Ext. 3390

    Middle School: 884-7200 Ext. 4310

    High School: 884-7150 Ext. 2362

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