It's time to register for kindergarten in Mehlville School District

It's time to register for kindergarten in Mehlville School District
Posted on 01/06/2020
Kindergarten classroom at OESOnline registration for students entering kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year begins Monday, Jan. 6. Children born before Aug. 1, 2015 may register for kindergarten.

Mehlville School District offers a full-day, tuition-free kindergarten program with developmentally appropriate and rigorous curriculum. Our high-quality teachers provide caring, personalized instruction. 

“It all starts in kindergarten,” Oakville Elementary teacher Peggy Evers said. “We’re trying to help them to be critical thinkers and how to communicate with other people. We try to bring in character and how it’s important to have good character in addition to the academic piece.” 

“My favorite thing about teaching kindergarten is how much they learn in a year’s time,” Hagemann Elementary teacher Paula Kennedy said. “They come in at all different levels and skills. They learn to read and write with us, how to do phonics and how to be a friend.” 

Watch the video to learn more about kindergarten in Mehlville School District.


When going through the online registration process, parents can also apply for MOSAIC Elementary School. MOSAIC offers a unique learning experience that allows for more student choice and personalized learning.

“The biggest concept of MOSAIC is that we’re providing a learning experience for the child everyday based off their passions, interests and pace of learning, so it’s personalized for that student,” Principal Scott Clark said. 

Read this story or watch the video to learn more about MOSAIC Elementary School.


Parents must apply for the MOSAIC lottery by Jan. 31. The lottery for MOSAIC Elementary will take place in February, and parents will be notified of acceptance by March 1. Students who apply at MOSAIC Elementary must also apply at their home elementary school.

Mehlville School District offers online registration for the 2020-2021 school year for all new students, including kindergarten students in English and Spanish. Contact your elementary school to schedule a time to visit if you need assistance to complete your application or if you’d like an interpreter. All of our schools have computers available for those who do not have access to the internet or computers/smart devices at home. 

Please register your child online before Jan. 31 to allow the district to properly plan student assignments. You can fill out the application beginning Jan. 6 on the kindergarten registration website

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