NEW! Registration for 2017-18 School Year - Kindergarten/New Students

Pre-enrollment will open on February 1. Please check back to this page later in January for additional information.

To register for kindergarten in 2017-18, a child must be five years old on or before September 1, 2017.

Kindergarten Round-Up Evenings have been scheduled at the five elementary schools. Times for the events will be announced. The dates are:

  • Tuesday, April 18 - Field School
  • Wednesday, April 19 - Carpenter School, Franklin School
  • Thursday, April 20 - Roosevelt School, Washington School

Please complete the pre-enrollment for 2017-18 prior to attending the Round-Up event.

Registration for Current 2016-17 School Year - New/Transfer Students

We're glad you've decided to enroll your child in our schools! Please see the instructions below to get started.

What is my school and can I ride the bus?

  • Check our new, online bus map to identify the school your child will attend and find out whether your address qualifies for free bus service.
  • You may also consult the map of school attendance zones or stop by the District 64 office at 164 S. Prospect Ave., Park Ridge, to view a full-size map.
  • For further school information, click here.

How do I get started to register?

Step 1: Complete the online pre-enrollment form at this link. You will be asked to upload documents that prove your residency within District 64. Acceptable documents are listed in the form or see a list of acceptable residency documents here.

Step 2: You must provide a certified copy of your child's birth certificate in person at the school office. To register for kindergarten in 2016-17, a child must be five years old on or before September 1, 2016.

Step 3: Once your documents have been accepted, you will be emailed a unique Infosnap code for each child to provide additional emergency information, review required permissions, see health requirements, and pay required student fees for 2016-17. You must finish this final step of the registration process as soon as possible for enrollment to be considered complete.

Homelessness or Temporary Living Situations: Students experiencing homelessness or a temporary living situation should consult this letter for more information. A list of additional resources also is available.

Transfer studentsRecords request form to be sent to prior school.

Affidavits: These forms are to be used when further documentation must be provided as requested by District 64:

More information for Kindergarten 2016-17

Looking for child care options for your kindergarten student?
Information about child care options for students entering kindergarten in 2016-17 is available here.

Early Entrance to Kindergarten or First Grade for 2017-18

For information about the requirements and procedures, please contact the District 64 Department for Student Learning at 847-318-4304.

Transition to Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Click here for more information on "Surviving Middle School"