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2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration

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2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration 

District 47 kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year was held on February 22-23, 2017. If you missed this and still need to register your child, please call the CORE Center at 815.788.5000 as soon as possible to make an appointment. 

To expedite the registration process, parents are encouraged to complete the New Student Registration Packet (see links below) and bring it to their appointment, along with proof of residency and their child's birth certificate (see "eligibility/required documents" section below). Note: Fees are not due at the time of registration. To view student fees for the 2017-2018 school year, click here
All families are encouraged to register as early as possible as this helps with appropriate staffing and class size! 

Kindergarten Eligibility/Required Documents:

To be eligible to attend kindergarten during the 2017-2018 school year, a child:

  • Must be (5) years old on or before September 1, 2017. State law does not require a child to attend school until he/she is six (6) years of age.
  • Provide a BIRTH CERTIFICATE, an original or certified copy is required. This is a State law; your child will not be registered without one. Hospital certificates are not acceptable.
  • Show PROOF OF RESIDENCY. This is required for ALL incoming kindergarten students regardless of whether or not he/she has a sibling already attending school in the District.
For other required registration documents, click here (for English) and here (for Spanish).

NOTE: If you do not have the documents noted above, you will not be able to register your child for kindergarten.