Parent(s) or guardian(s) of  incoming Kindergarten students are asked to visit the school to complete registration paperwork.

Appointments are available on August 1 & 2 during registration.

Students are welcome at registration appointments, but do not need to attend.

At the appointment, parents/guardians will complete the following:

  • Establish guardianship of their child by turning in a copy of the birth certificate and a photo ID for the parent/guardian.

  • New families verify they live in the district by providing appropriate documentation (click here for more information).

  • Families whose children will ride the school bus sign up for transportation with the bus company representative.

  • The school nurse will be available to discuss medical needs of new students.

  • Parents/guardians can sign up for a conference with their child's Kindergarten teacher (more information below). 

At registration parents should bring:



At the screening, students are given basic assessments to determine their strengths by one of our Kindergarten teachers. These assessments include letter and number identification, letter sounds, and counting objects. The results help teachers plan their instruction at the start of the year based on each student’s needs.


Kindergarten students in Illinois are required to have a physical, eye, and dental exam. Parents or guardians should:

  • Schedule an appointment for a physical with their pediatrician. Take the physical exam form with you.

  • Schedule an eye exam with an eye doctor. Take the vision exam form with you.

  • Schedule a dental appointment with their dentist. Take the dental exam form with you.

The physical and eye exam are due on the first day of school


New students are required to have a birth certificate on file with the school. If you do not already have a certified copy of your child’s birth certificate, obtain a certified copy from the County Clerk's Office, located at 1776 E. Washington Street, Urbana.


Each year we dedicate the first two days of school to Kindergarten Conferences. Parents will sign up for a 20-min conference that allows them and their child an opportunity to meet the teacher, tour the classroom, and get acquainted before the first day of school. Parents and guardians will sign up for a conference at registration.

Kindergarten conferences are scheduled for August 17 & 18, 2023.

The first day of school for Kindergarten students is Monday, August 21. 


If you believe you may be eligible or even if you are uncertain, please complete the application for free/reduced lunch.This information is kept strictly confidential.

If you qualify for free breakfast/lunch, the $145 registration fee will be waived.


Registration fees will need to be paid through TeacherEase during online registration or dropped off at school.

If you are only dropping off a payment, you do not need to make an appointment.

Registration Fees: Elementary Registration $145.00