District 54 kindergarten registration for the 2021-22 school year will be open on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. A child whose fifth birthday falls on or before Sept. 1, 2021 is eligible to enroll in kindergarten in 2021. District officials can better plan for kindergarten placements if the majority of families register at this time. If you are unsure what school your child will attend, visit sd54.org/district-boundaries.
Families should begin the registration process online. If you have a student currently enrolled in District 54, you can register through your Infinite Campus Parent Portal account. If you do not have your login, please contact your child’s school. New families can begin registration through our Online Registration link. Once your application is complete, the school office will contact you to schedule your in-person appointment at the school starting Feb. 3 to present the documentation listed below and sign documents to complete their student’s registration.
Families must begin the registration process online prior to scheduling an appointment. If your child is currently enrolled at the District 54 Early Learning Center and will be going to kindergarten next year you do not need to register your child at this time.
Parents or legal guardians must provide the following information to complete the enrollment process at their neighborhood school:
Families new to District 54 must provide documented proof of their residence within the boundaries of School District 54 at the time of kindergarten registration. Current District 54 families will provide this documentation when registering their students for the 2021-2022 school year. All documents provided must be current, valid for 2021-2022, and reflect your name and address within the boundaries of District 54.
To prove residence, families must provide a copy of at least one of the following documents:
They must also provide a copy of at least two of the following documents reflecting your name and address within District 54 boundaries:
Any person asserting legal custody over a student, who is not the student’s parent or legal guardian, must provide current documentation from a court supporting the student custody arrangement.
Parents or guardians are required to pay a $50 consumable materials fee per student prior to the start of the school year. Payments can be made by credit card or electronic check through the Parent Portal account or by check or money order at the child’s school. This fee covers the cost of workbooks, paper, art supplies and other items used by students.
For those students who may qualify for special education services in the district, the parents may be referred to our Special Education Department. For transportation/boundary questions, call (847) 357-5104. For general questions, call your neighborhood school.