Kindergarten and New-to-First-Grade

Residency Requirements

Parents/guardians must bring the following documents to their home school to enroll their child:

  1. Photo ID of the person registering the student or student photo ID if over age 18.
  2. Three proofs of residency:
    • One of the following:
      • Original Mortgage statement,
      • Original signed lease agreement,
      • Original or most recent real estate tax bill 
    • Two of the following documents:
      • Original current Illinois Driver's License (or State ID card)
      • Original current utility bill (gas, electric,, sewer/water, cable)
      • Original current Department of Immigration letter or current Immigration Card
      • Original current home/apartment insurance certificate

Required Documents

Photo ID of the person registering the student.  This allows us to clearly identify the person enrolling the student and their relationship to the student.

The student’s original birth certificate with embossed seal; if the birth certificate is not available, a passport may be submitted.

Any existing Legal Custody/Guardianship documents – If there are any legal documents pertaining to custody of the student, a copy of that documentation must be provided. This includes divorce decrees and temporary legal guardianship papers.

Kindergarten Enrollment Schedule

Students must be five years old on or before September 1 to be enrolled in kindergarten. (The student’s original birth certificate must be submitted as proof.) During the February enrollment, parents/guardians must present three proofs of residency. Additionally, a photo I.D. of the person enrolling the student must be produced for identification purposes.

2019 Kindergarten Enrollment

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 – 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. (at school of attendance)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. (at school of attendance)

Thursday, February 7, 2019  - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Conrad Fischer Elementary (for Fischer students only)

Thursday, February 7, 2019 – 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. District 205 Center

If you have an incoming kindergarten student and you are interested in enrolling them in the Dual Language program at Conrad Fischer Elementary School, the application for 2019-20 will be posted here shortly.

Parents may contact the District 205 Center at 630-834-4530 to obtain the name and location of the elementary school that serves their address.

For more information about enrollment, please contact your local elementary school:

Edison, 246 Fair Ave. (834-4272)
Emerson, 400 N. West Ave. (834-5562)
Field, 295 Emroy Ave. (834-5313)
Fischer, 888 N. Wilson Ave. (832-8601)
Hawthorne, 145 Arthur St. (834-4541)
Jackson, 925 Swain Ave. (834-4544)
Jefferson, 360 E. Crescent (834-6261)
Lincoln, 565 Fairfield Ave. (834-4548)