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New Student Registration

The Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District welcomes all school-aged students residing in the district, and takes great pride in provide a safe, welcoming, and rewarding educational experience while attending Midlakes schools. 

Families may contact Central Registrar Laurie Schmitt in the Midlakes Middle/High School Pupil Support Office, 1554 State Route 488, Clifton Springs, NY 14432. (315) 548-6312. Additional information and documents are provided below.

Kindergarten Registration

Children must be 5 years old by Dec. 1 of the year they enter kindergarten. Enrollment typically begins in March, when an online form becomes available for families to complete. Registration continues through the spring with in-person registration and screening dates.

These dates and the online form will be announced by the district after Feb. 1. Families of incoming kindergartners will be required to submit the following information:

  • Completed Student Enrollment Packet*
  • Birth Certificate
  • Parent/Guardian ID
  • Proof of Residency
  • Student Health Records

Review the student enrollment packet for a full list of required documents. Also, contact Kim Maher at or 548-6900 for more information.

Kindergarten Pre-Registration Form

PREVIEW: Kindergarten at Midlakes

UPK Registration

Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) is a state-funded program open to four-years-old entering kindergarten the following school year. There is no charge for the UPK program, which is a collaborative effort between the Phelps-Clifton Springs Central School District and Our Children’s Place Learning Center.

Children must be 4 years old by Dec. 1 of the year they enter UPK or is otherwise eligible to attend kindergarten the subsequent school year. Families must provide a copy of their child’s birth certificate, proof of residency, a current physical, and immunizations records.

Typically, there are full (9 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.) and half day programs (9-11:30 a.m. and 12:45-3:15 p.m.). Transportation may be provided in some cases. For more information, contact Michele Pane of Our Children's Place at (315) 462-3174. Use the "translate" feature on this webpage to access the form in multiple languages.

UPK Pre-Registration Form

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