Half-Day, All-Day and Dual Language Kindergarten Information

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Registration for 2023-24 for Half-Day, All-Day & Dual Language Kindergarten


Elmhurst District 205 is fortunate to offer several options for Kindergarten: traditional Half-Day, All-Day and Dual Language! To accommodate the interest in all of our kindergarten programs, D205 will be holding Kindergarten Registration from November 1, 2022 to November 18, 2022, and on a rolling basis.

Here is what you should know:

WHO: All parents whose child will turn five on or before September 1. This registration is only for incoming Kindergarten students. 

WHAT: Registration for Half-Day Kindergarten, All-Day Kindergarten and Dual Language Kindergarten

HOW: Complete registration and provide proof of residency in person at your child’s home school. *Field Elementary Students should register at EDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

  1. Parents/Guardians are required to verify residency and produce a picture ID, along with the original birth certificate for your child(ren). For more detailed information on the documents required click here.

  2. When you register, let the school staff know if you want to be entered in the lottery for the Dual Language program.  Families interested in the Dual Language program will be notified via email of your acceptance or wait list status no later than December 1, 2022.


Down Payment for All-Day Kindergarten

In order to secure a child's ADK seat, parents/guardians must pay the non-refundable fee (when applicable) by December 31, 2022.  Payments can be made via the District 205 Webstore.  Instructions are available here


What is the cost for all-day kindergarten?

For the school year 2023-24, the tuition for the all-day kindergarten program is $2,700 per student, which can be paid in full or in monthly installments of $270 a month. Each year, the District will use the Financial Assistance Waiver process to determine if a student is eligible for reduced or free ADK tuition. If eligible for reduced tuition, the tuition is $1,350 per student, which can be paid in full or in monthly installments of $135 a month.   

The Dual Language and Self Contained programs do not require tuition.

There is also a student registration fee for all kindergarten students.  For the 2022-23 school year that fee was $177.