Kindergarten screening will take place June 5-6, 2023 at Bloom-Carroll Elementary School, located at 4955 Carroll-Eastern Road, Carroll, OH. Children must be 5 years of age on or before August 1st of the current year to be eligible to attend Kindergarten. This screening is only available for residents of the Bloom-Carroll Local School District. Appointments for screening can be scheduled beginning April 10th through May 26th at 5:00 p.m.
Beginning April 10th, screening appointments can be made online by visiting our website at www.bloomcarroll.org and clicking on Bulldog Portal, Parent Resources, Online-Parent Teacher Conference Scheduler. Select 2023-2024 Kindergarten Screening to begin scheduling your appointment. Choose an available date and time and then click sign up. Once all required information has been completed, including a valid email address, click on the "Sign Up for Conference" button at the bottom of the page. You will receive a confirmation email with your appointment information. Please keep this information in a secure place. In the event you need to change or cancel your screening appointment, you will need this information. We also use this system for Parent-Teacher conference scheduling throughout the school year. A complete guide for scheduling Parent-Teacher conferences can be found here.
All parents of students who attend Bloom-Carroll Local School District are required each year to complete and sign forms in Final Forms. You must have this process completed prior to your screening appointment. If you have children who already attend school in the district, please log into your Final Forms account, add your incoming Kindergarten student and complete all required forms, including signatures. This is also a good time to annually sign forms for your other children who attend. The window for signing forms in Final Forms will open on April 10th.
If you are a new parent to the district you will need to register for an account in Final Forms. This can be done by visiting our website at www.bloomcarroll.org and clicking on Bulldog Portal, Parent Resources, Final Forms. Once there, click on the "New Account" button under the parent icon. Complete the information on the following page, including a valid email address and then click register. You will now need to log into your email account and look for an email from Final Forms. This email will contain important information on how to finish setting up your account, including creating your password.
Once you have logged into Final Forms successfully, click on the blue register student button (make sure you have selected the 2023-2024 school year, otherwise you will need to complete this process again). Please fill out all information, except Student Email. Please make sure you select Kindergarten as the grade for the 2023-2024 school year.
Once all information is correct, click Create Student. A step-by-step guide can be found by clicking here.
If you need assistance with either of the two requirements above, please contact Mark Thomas, Director of Instructional Technology at 740-756-9798.
At your screening appointment, you will be required to furnish the following documents:
- Birth Certificate or Passport
- Proof of Residence (one of the following)
- Mortgage documents
- Signed and dated Lease or Rental Agreement with landlord's name and phone number
- Utility bill (Gas, Electric, Water ONLY)
- Immunization Records
- Parent Photo ID
- Custody Papers, if applicable
- If foster placed, legal court documents
- Special Education Records (IEP, ETR) if applicable
- Best Cell Phone number for us to contact for Class Dojo Account. If you do not have a cell phone with internet access you can also provide an email.
- Kindergarten teachers will use the following information
to send you an invitation to our communication system, Class Dojo, when class lists are set for the new school year. The invitation you receive by text message or email will be an indication of who your child's teacher will be. You will get instructions on how to create an account for your child on the Class Dojo app or website when you receive this invitation.
*Failure to provide these documents could result in your screening appointment being rescheduled or cancelled*
*PLEASE DO NOT BRING SIBLINGS TO THIS SCREENING APPOINTMENT AS IT CAN TAKE UP TO ONE HOUR TO COMPLETE THIS PROCESS. Teachers will meet with parents at the end of the appointment time*
We look forward to having you and your child as a part of the Bloom-Carroll family of Bulldogs. Thanks!