Registration Registration for 2019-2020 Kindergarten student or "New to Sauganash" Student:
Information needed to enroll: 1. Your child's birth certificate 2. Previous years report cards 3. Two proofs of address (Types Accepted listed in Enrollment Procedure below) 4. Medical records (We no longer make copies of medical forms.)
Elementary school registration checklist Research shows that healthy students have better attendance and perform better in school, academically. Children must have proof of required immunizations and health exams before October 15th, or they will face exclusion from school. Please remember that a healthy child is a healthy learner.
Kindergarten Enrollment Eligibility: All children residing in the City of Chicago who are 5 years old on or before September 1 of the current school year, are eligible for enrollment into a CPS Kindergarten program.
The parent, legal guardian, or temporary custodian of any elementary age child enrolling in a Chicago public school is required to submit proof of age and required medical records to the school.
Proof of age Making a copy of an original certified copy of a student's birth certificate and saving the copy as part of the student's permanent record
Requirement applies to students who are new to the district and enrolling for the first time at ALL regular, non-charter schools at the present time back through February 2, 2015.
ISBE has identified the certified copy of the enrolling student’s birth certificate as the only document a school can accept to fulfill this requirement.
The birth certificate must be either scanned and saved in IMPACT SIM or kept with the student transcript.
Schools are required to notify the local authorities if a birth certificate is not provided
Proof of current address Includes, but is not limited to, any TWO of the documents listed below:
Current utility bill
Illinois driver's license or State of Illinois identification card
Employee identification number
Illinois Department of Public Aid card
Stamped United States Post Office change of address form
Illinois state aid check/social security check
Health requirements Children are encouraged to submit their required immunizations and physicals prior to the start of the school year and no later than October 15 of the current school or they will face expulsion from school.
Physical examination requirements All students must have a physical examination within one year of:
entering schools in the State of Illinois for the first time, at any grade level
entering kindergarten or 1st grade, 6th grade, and 9th grade (ages 5, 10, 15 for ungraded programs)
entering preschool, up to age 6 (physical exam and lead screenings)
Dental requirement All students in Kindergarten, 2nd, and 6th grade must have a dental exam completed by a licensed dentist prior to May 15th of the current school year.
If you have any questions, please contact the school office at 773-534-3470.
ATTENTION!! Effective immediately we will no longer be able to provide copies of any medical records. We are sorry for the inconvenience Before submitting these documents, please make a copy for your records or contact your child’s doctor. Thank you.
Minimum Health Requirements for Chicago Public Schools