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K-12

Kindergarten Early Enrollment

Students who are 5-years-old on or before Sept. 1 automatically qualify for kindergarten. The early enrollment window closes March 12. Families interested in kindergarten lotteries for the STEAM Academy at Haskell or Two-Way Language Immersion at Barbour must enroll by March 12.

Follow the steps below to enroll:

Steps to Enroll

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Step 1

Visit the Welcome Center.

Mon-Tues, Thurs-Fri
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wed
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Step 2

Bring all of the required documents.

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Step 3

Bring the child if a language other than English is spoken in the home for the state-required language assessment.

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Step 4

An enrollment specialist will confirm your child's school assignment by phone or email.

Required Documents

  • Certified birth certificate (original – not photocopy)
  • Parent/guardian photo ID
  • Two acceptable proofs of residency. PDFs available in English, Spanish & Arabic
  • Bring the child if a language other than English is spoken in the home for the state-required language assessment.
  • If your student has an IEP for students receiving special education services, complete this Consent for release of information SpEd form.

FAQs

Welcome Center

501 7th Street - 2nd floor​
Rockford, IL 61104
815-967-8070
Let's Ta​lk!​​ 

Office Hours
Mon-Tues, Thurs-Fri
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Closed on:

  • Jan. 18, 2021
  • Feb. 15, 2021
  • April 2, 2021
  • May 31, 2021

Enrollment Extravaganza

Visit the Welcome Center for a special enrollment event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March. 6. Please follow these directions to allow for social distancing:

  • Families enrolling students with the last name A-L should visit from 9-11:30 a.m.
  • Families enrolling students with the last name M-Z should visit from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.