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Vermilion Local Schools

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Vermilion Elementary School

2024-2025 Kindergarten Enrollment

Students must be 5 years of age on or before August 1, 2024, to be eligible for Kindergarten.
STEP 1:  Complete the Online registration at

When your online pre-registration is complete, you will be prompted to schedule an appointment with the registrar. PLEASE CAREFULLY READ AND FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS. ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE PROVIDED AT REGISTRATION, OR YOU WILL BE ASKED TO RESCHEDULE. 

STEP 2Sign up for a screening appointment at

8/20 - 8/22 - Kindergarten Screening By Appointment 
8/26 -Kindergarten Open House / Family Meetings 10:00 am or 5:30 pm (Teacher Assignments Given)
8/27 & 8/29 - Kindergarten Girls Only
8/28 & 8/30 -Kindergarten Boys Only
9/5 - All Kindergarten Students in session!

All students must be registered to sign up for a screening appointment.  

**We split the class in half for the first few days of school so that the teachers can help students adjust to a full day of school with fewer students in class.  We used to use the alphabet, but the split ended up uneven, so we split the days boy/girl for more even numbers.

2024-2025 Preschool Enrollment


We offer a variety of programming for children ages 3-5. To enroll, students must be three (3) years old by August 15, 2024. General education students who are age-eligible for kindergarten are not eligible to enroll in the Little Anchors Preschool Program.

Applying for enrollment is a three-step process:

  1. Obtain a preschool enrollment paper application—Available to print from the district website or available to pick up in the Vermilion Elementary School (VES) Office.
  2. Turn in the completed packet to the VES main office---All pages of the application and the $37 supply fee must be turned in for your application to be accepted. Once this step is completed, your child will be cleared for enrollment if space is available. The only exception to this is the physical form. The physical form (which requires a doctor's signature) is due before the first day of school. Physicals can be scheduled and completed at the Vermilion School-Based Health Center (567-867-5174 --See the attached flyer for additional information).
  3. Complete the online pre-registration at:
Please note: this step can only be completed AFTER step two is completed by turning in your paper application and supply fee to VES.

4.  Registration appointment: Once the pre-registration is complete, you will be prompted to set an appointment with the Registrar. The custodial parent or guardian must finalize the process by bringing the required documents to the Administration office. All of the required documents listed in the online instructions must be presented at the time of your appointment.  A preschool slot will not be secured until all the necessary documents are provided.  The only exception is the physical form. The physical form (which requires a doctor's signature) is due before the first day of school.  

Screenings for new preschool students will take place in August 2024. Parents will be contacted in early August to schedule a date/time.   

Please get in touch with Brooke Spafford, Preschool Director, with any questions/concerns at 440-204-1703 Ext. 648 or email [email protected]

Preschool Informational Flyers - Vermilion School-Based Health Center, etc

Contact Information

Vermilion Elementary School
1285 Douglas Street
Vermilion, OH 44089
PHONE: 440-204-1703
FAX: 440-204-1747
Please refer to the Staff Directory for a full list of telephone extensions.

School Hours Grades K to 3: 
  8:50 AM - 3:30 PM 
  Office CLOSED 6/25-7/31 annually
Preschool Director
  Brooke Spafford, ext. 648

Preschool hours: 
  Seafarers  8:35 to 11:15 AM
  Sailors  12:40 to 3:15 PM
  Mariners  12:40 to 3:15 PM 

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