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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

     

    Q:  How do I register my child for school?

    A:  The Wallingford-Swarthmore School District utilizes a central registration.  Children can be registered online at https://wssd.crenroll.studentinformation.systems/ParentPortal/Pages/Login.aspx  If you do not have access to a computer, you can make an appointment to complete the registration at the Registration Office which is located at:

    Registration Office
    Strath Haven Middle School
    Administrative Wing
    200 South Providence Road
    Wallingford, PA  19086

    Our contact number is 610-892-3470, extension 1506.  Please utilize this phone number for any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment with someone in the Registration Office.  You may also e-mail your question(s) to our Registrar, Derrick Clements, at dclements@wssd.org.

    Q:  How do I learn more about the documents needed to register my child?

    A:  If you would like more information about required registration information, please visit the Registration Office’s webpage.  Please click here to be taken directly to the page. You will find several links to assist you.   

    Q:  When will I know the school bus details for my child?

    A:  For students eligible to receive school bus service (those who do not live within a walk zone), bus details will be provided to you from the Transportation Department after the registration process has been completed.  Questions regarding transportation should be directed to our Transportation Department at 610-892-3470, extension 1701 or 1702. 

    Q:  What are the immunization requirements for the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District?

    A:  For a listing of immunizations required by law, please visit the Required Registration Information portion of our Registration Office’s webpage.  Please click here to be taken directly to the page. 

    Q:  What is the required age for entrance to Kindergarten?

    A:  Kindergarten students must be 5 years of age on or before September 1st of the year starting.  There are NO EXCEPTIONS.

    Q:  Does the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District offer a full-day or half-day kindergarten program?

    A:  The Wallingford-Swarthmore School District kindergarten program is a half-day program.  Each student is assigned to either a morning or afternoon session.  The times for each session are listed below:

              Morning Session      8:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
              Afternoon Session  12:45 p.m. –  3:30 p.m.

    Q:  Where do I obtain more information about kindergarten registration?

    A:  If you would like more information about kindergarten registration, please click here . 

    Q:  I already have older children attending the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District.  Do I still need to provide the registration information and proof of residency?

    A:  Yes. For every new student registered to attend a school in the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District, a parent/guardian must complete the registration process and provide all required proofs and documents.

    Q:  I'm moving into the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District during the summer. Can I still register my child to begin in September?

    A:  Yes. Once you establish residency in the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District, you can register your child via the District’s online central registration system at https://wssd.crenroll.studentinformation.systems/ParentPortal/Pages/Login.aspx .  Please do not begin the registration process until you have established residency.  Please contact Derrick Clements, our Registrar, with any specific questions.  He can be reached at dclements@wssd.org or 610-892-3470, extension 1203.

    Q:  What is the deadline to register? Will you have a spot for my child if I register right before the start of school?

    A:  The Wallingford-Swarthmore School District is a public school with no registration deadline.  We will enroll all children who reside within the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District boundaries and meet the registration requirements. 

    Q:  I don't have a computer or internet access. How can I complete registration?

    A:  If you do not have access to a computer, you can make an appointment to complete the registration online at the Registration Office which is located at:

    Registration Office
    Strath Haven Middle School
    Administrative Wing
    200 South Providence Road
    Wallingford, PA  19086

    A:  Our contact number is 610-892-3470, extension 1506.  Please utilize this phone number for any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment with someone in the Registration Office.  You may also e-mail your question(s) to our Registrar, Derrick Clements, at dclements@wssd.org.

    Q:  I have a question about registration that I did not see on the FAQ list. To whom do I direct my question?

    A:  Please contact Derrick Clements, our Registrar, at 610-892-3470, extension 1203, or dclements@wssd.org for assistance.