Registration Materials


  • The Wappingers Central School District is providing a 5-hour per day Pre-K program to a select number of children who are or will be four (4) years of age on or before December 1, 2022.  This Pre-K program will follow the District's school calendar, with classes beginning in September 2022.

    After the initial application process, lottery, and student placement, seats have become available at the St. Peter's (Holy Trinity Annex) location: 12 Father Cody Drive, Poughkeepsie, New York, 12601.
    Important Information:

    Times available: 7:50-12:50 OR 8:50-1:50.
    Meals and transportation must be provided by the student's family.
    Before/after care programs are available at an additional cost to the parent.
    To apply for the St. Peter's location, please complete this form by August 31:
    Re-Opened Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) Application (2022-23)

    All children who are selected to participate will be required to register their child and show proof of age, residence, and immunization records (immunization requirements are noted in our registration packet found on our website).  Additional information will be provided to our selected families regarding the registration process.

    If you need additional information, please contact the Office of Curriculum and Instruction at (845) 298-5000 x40142.
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Registration Guidelines




    Welcome to the Wappingers Central School District.  Our school district is comprised of ten elementary schools, two junior high schools, two senior high schools, and one alternative high school extending over approximately 100 square miles.

    Please note, children must be 5 years old by December 1 in order to register. You can get a head start by completing the registration packet using the links posted on the left side of this page.

    Please be sure to print out the registration packet found in the resource links on the left side of this page and bring the completed packet and required documents to your appointment.

    NYS Required Health Examination Form
    Effective January 31, 2021, all health examinations performed for public school students when they are a new student in a school district, and when they enter Pre-K or Kindergarten and Grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11, must be documented on the NYS Required Health Examination Form or an electronic health record equivalent form which may not look the same, but presents the same information in the same order as indicated in the instructions - pursuant to Education Law.
    Phone: 845-298-5000 ext. 40132
    Fax: 845-896-1459   
    Wappingers Central School District
    25 Corporate Park Drive
    PO BOX 396
    Hopewell Junction, NY 12533 
    Contact Numbers for WCSD Elementary Schools
    Brinckerhoff Elementary School: 897-6800 ext. 10001
    James. S. Evans Elementary School: 298-5240 ext. 11001
    Fishkill Elementary School: 897-6780 ext. 12001
    Fishkill Plains Elementary School: 227-1770 ext. 13000
    Gayhead Elementary School: 227-1756 ext.14005
    Myers Corners Elementary School: 298-5260 16003
    Oak Grove Elementary School: 298-5280 ext. 17000
    Sheafe Road Elementary School: 298-5290 ext. 18000
    Vassar Road Elementary School: 463-7860 ext. 19000