The following information is for incoming families to Kensington Hilltop, both entering kindergarten or upper grades. If you do not find the answer to your question here, please call the office at 510-231-1415.

How do I register my child for Kensington Hilltop?

Kindergarten: Registration is January 14 2019 to January 31, 2019 between the hour of 9:00 and 11:30 a.m. or 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. Starting this year much of the paperwork can be completed online. Link to “info snap” – the online registration site, will be available in January on If you come in without filling out your online registration packet, we can still take the rest of your paperwork than you can go home complete and submit your online registration. If you’re not able to stay that day, we can make an appointment for you to return with all your information on a later date.  You will also be required to schedule an assessment for your child with one of the kindergarten teachers.  Assessments are held in early spring. Note; the teacher you choose for your child’s assessment will not necessarily be your child’s kindergarten teacher.  Please do not bring young children to your registration appointment.

Upper Grade Registration: Registration for upper grades is identical to that of kindergarten with the exception that it will start on March 1, 2019.

What documents do I need to bring to Registration?

Please bring the following documents to registration:

  • Certified copy of birth certificate, baptismal certificate or passport
  • Up-to-date immunization record
  • For 1-6 grade, proof of grade

Proof of residence:

  •      A utility bill dated within 45 days: PG&E(page 3), EBMUD, Garbage/Sanitary
  •      In the instance that utilities are included in the rent, a rental/lease agreement must be used.

In addition you must submit one additional item from the list below:

  • Homeowner’s insurance policy
  • Rental property contract, Lease agreement
  • Property tax statement
  • Most recent pay stub
  • Voter Registration
  • Automobile insurance in combination with automobile registration
  • Official letter from a social service/government agency
  • Bank statement within 45 days

How old must my child be to enter kindergarten?

New incoming kindergartners need to be 5 years old by September 1, 2019

What happens once I register my child?

If your child is entering kindergarten, s/he will have his or her assessment in the spring. You will also be provided with the Orientation date, also in the spring. During Orientation, Principal Sanders will give all incoming parents and children a tour of the school.

When do I find out who my child’s teacher is?

The day before fall term starts, your child’s class list will be posted on the doors to the Multipurpose Room (MPR) adjacent to the playground.