Registration/Enrollment 2024-25

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    Online Registration for 2024-25 opens January 30, 2024
    and closes July 1, 2024!

    Every student — new and returning — must register each year.

    It is very important for families to register or re-register as early as possible. The district uses our enrollment numbers to determine staffing at each of our schools.

    Below are the steps to enroll your child in the 2024-25 school year in District 15. All families can register starting on January 30, 2024, even if you haven't heard a final decision on your child’s placement. Should your student be placed in a program at a school other than your home school, adjustments will be made to your registration accordingly.   

1. Determine Eligibility

  • Do you live in District 15's boundaries?

  • Age - Is your child 5 years or older (on or before September 1)?

2. Complete Online Registration by July 1


3. Provide Required Documentation to the School

  • Birth Certificate or Passport

  • Home Language Survey

  • Proof of Residency (Living Situation)

  • Required Health, Immunization, Dental, and Eye Exams

  • Transfer Form

4. Kindergarten Programs

  • Full-Day Kindergarten Program

  • Half-Day Kindergarten Program

  • Two-Way Spanish Dual Language Program (Immersion Program)

  • One-Way Spanish Dual Language (Program for Spanish Native Speakers)

5. Pay Student Fees

  • Pay Student Fees

6. Set up Accounts/Plans

  • Campus Parent Portal

  • Food Services - Apply for Free and Reduced-Price Meals

  • Food Services - Request Special Meals/Allergy Accommodations

  • Food Services - Set up SchoolCafe Account

  • Health Plan - Individualized Health Care Plans

  • Health Plan - Medication Authorization Forms

  • Transportation - Download the Stopfinder App - Bus Tracking system

  • Transportation - Paid Busing

  • Transportation - Voluntary Opt Out of Bus Service

7. Arrange Before and/or After-School Care Arrangements

  • Park District Programs

  • Private Community Care Providers

8. Prepare for the School Year!

  • Important Dates

  • Attend Meet the Teacher/Walk Your Schedule Before School Starts

  • Bus Stops and Pickup/Drop Off Times

  • Curriculum

  • Emergency School Closings / Inclement Weather Plans

  • Parent/Student Handbook

  • Reporting an Absence/Sick Child

  • School Safety

  • School Start/Dismissal Times

  • School Supplies

9. FAQs

  • How do I register my child for school?

  • What is my "home school"?

  • Which school will my child attend?

  • What if I want to stay at my current school next year?

  • If I move over the summer, where will I go to school next year?

  • My address is not correct in Infinite Campus, can you update our Home School?

  • What if one parent is moving, can the student stay in their current school?

  • How can I enroll if I have a temporary living situation or am homeless?

  • If we switch schools, will my child still receive supports?

  • If I am waiting for our Special Education (SPED) placement for next year, should I wait to register?

  • An email address is needed to complete online registration. How do I get an email address?

  • What will full-day kindergarten look like?

  • Who can I contact for questions about kindergarten?

  • Where can I find more information about the Spanish Dual Language Program?

  • Where will the Academically Talented and Gifted (ATG) program be held in 2024-25?

  • My child currently attends the Dual Language program. Where will my child attend school?

  • My child is currently enrolled in a Spanish bilingual classroom or resource programs. Will that change next year?

  • My child is in special education. Where will my child attend school?

  • When does school start?

  • What are the school day start/end times? Are school times staying the same?

  • What school supplies are needed?

  • How can I stay informed about school/district news?

  • My child attends a local daycare before and/or after school. Is there transportation available to/from a day care?

  • Can I request that my child attend a different school in the district?

  • Where can I get help if we have questions?