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Students who are NEW to District 131 may begin their online registration before visiting the Welcome Center.

All persons within the district between the ages of 5 – 21 are accorded the right and opportunity to a free and equal education.

How to register a new student

Step 1: Complete your online application and visit the Welcome Center with the documentation required. (If you have students in the district add the new student through the Parent Portal  Online Application. Do not start your application here)

Start Online Application

 

Step 2: Visit the Welcome Center and bring:

  • Birth Certificate: Original or certified copy
  • Parent/guardian’s driver’s license or photo ID
  • Affidavit of guardianship: If you are not the student’s parent or legal guardian and have assumed responsibility for a student for reasons other than access to the educational programs of the school district.
  • Proof of residency: You must provide three (3) documents in parent/guardian’s name. See examples listed below:
    • Title evidence, mortgage papers, or lease agreement
    • Utility bill for current months: (i.e. Nicor Gas, Com Ed, Comcast, city water)
    • Medical card with current address
    • Green Card/Matriculate Card with current address
    • Affidavit of residency (if applicable)

If you are experiencing a temporary housing or lack of housing situation, please contact the Welcome Center at (630) 299-7302.

Step 3: What to bring to your child’s new school:

  • Illinois State Board of Education Transfer Form: This document must be provided by the previous school if transferring from a public school within the State of Illinois.
  • Unofficial transcript (high school only): This document must be provided by the previous school.
  • State of Illinois Health Physical/Immunizations Exam, Dental and Vision Exams
  • Health Physical/Immunizations Exam: All preschool, kindergarten, 6th, 9th, grade students.
  • Dental Exam: All kindergarten, 2nd and 6th grade students.
  • Vision/Eye Exam: All kindergarten students.
  • Current IEP or any other special education records: If student was receiving services at previous school (if applicable)

School fees will be collected after the first day of school.

Students who are NEW to District 131 may begin their online registration before visiting the Welcome Center.

All persons within the district between the ages of 5 – 21 are accorded the right and opportunity to a free and equal education.

How to register a new student

Step 1: Complete your online application and visit the Welcome Center with the documentation required. (If you have students in the district add the new student through the Parent Portal  Online Application. Do not start your application here)

Start Online Application

 

Step 2: Visit the Welcome Center and bring:

  • Birth Certificate: Original or certified copy
  • Parent/guardian’s driver’s license or photo ID
  • Affidavit of guardianship: If you are not the student’s parent or legal guardian and have assumed responsibility for a student for reasons other than access to the educational programs of the school district.
  • Proof of residency: You must provide three (3) documents in parent/guardian’s name. See examples listed below:
    • Title evidence, mortgage papers, or lease agreement
    • Utility bill for current months: (i.e. Nicor Gas, Com Ed, Comcast, city water)
    • Medical card with current address
    • Green Card/Matriculate Card with current address
    • Affidavit of residency (if applicable)

If you are experiencing a temporary housing or lack of housing situation, please contact the Welcome Center at (630) 299-7302.

Step 3: What to bring to your child’s new school:

  • Illinois State Board of Education Transfer Form: This document must be provided by the previous school if transferring from a public school within the State of Illinois.
  • Unofficial transcript (high school only): This document must be provided by the previous school.
  • State of Illinois Health Physical/Immunizations Exam, Dental and Vision Exams
  • Health Physical/Immunizations Exam: All preschool, kindergarten, 6th, 9th, grade students.
  • Dental Exam: All kindergarten, 2nd and 6th grade students.
  • Vision/Eye Exam: All kindergarten students.
  • Current IEP or any other special education records: If student was receiving services at previous school (if applicable)

School fees will be collected after the first day of school.