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Kindergarten registration INFORMATION

If you will have a child starting school in the fall, please fill out the this form so we can keep you informed about registration and make preparations for fall. 

Kindergarten is open to students turning 5 by Sept. 1, 2020.


REGISTRATION

Unit 7 Schools registration for the 2020-21 school year is scheduled for August 4 & 5. Kindergarten registration and screening will be completed by appointment in August. The sign up link will be sent to the email you provide in the above form. Students will meet one on one with a kindergarten teacher to review what they know about letters, numbers, counting, and other basic skills. Teachers will use this information to plan instruction when school starts in the fall.

Due to COVID-19, registration arrangements have not been finalized. More information will be available closer to the date and will be updated on this page as soon as district plans are in place.

At registration, Kindergarten students must establish guardianship and new families must establish residency with a district administrator by providing appropriate documentation. (click here for more information)

Registration and milk fees are paid at registration. For Kindergarten students, this includes a $95 book rental fee and $26/semester milk break (optional)

If you believe you may be eligible or even if you are uncertain, please complete the application for free/reduced lunch. In addition to free or reduced breakfast and lunch prices, those who qualify have the $95 book rental and $52 milk break fees waived. This information is kept strictly confidential.

The application is available to download and print below or will be available to fill out at registration. Please contact the school office if you have any questions.

Free and Reduced Lunch Application

If your child will ride the school bus, you will sign up for transportation at registration. 


Required Documents

Medical Records:

Kindergarten students in Illinois are required to have a physical, eye, and dental exam. Parents or guardians should:

Schedule an appointment for a physical with their pediatrician. Take the physical exam form with you.

Schedule an eye exam with an eye doctor. Take the vision exam form with you.

Schedule a dental appointment with their dentist. Take the dental exam form with you.

The physical and eye exam are due on the first day of school

Birth Certificate

New students are required to have a birth certificate on file with the school. If you do not already have a certified copy of your child’s birth certificate, obtain a certified copy from the County Clerk's Office, located at 1776 E. Washington Street, Urbana.


KINDERGARTEN SUPPLY LIST

The list of supplies used in Kindergarten can be found here.

Kindergarten students are also asked to keep a seasonal change of clothes at school in a large Ziploc bag in case of an accident.


KINDERGARTEN Meet and Greet

Each year we dedicate the first two days of school to Kindergarten Meet and Greet. Parents sign up for a 15-min conference that allows them and their child an opportunity to meet the teacher, tour the classroom, and get acquainted before the first day of school.

Kindergarten Meet and Greets are scheduled for August 19 & 20.These appointments will be scheduled at registration.

The first day of school for Kindergarten students is Friday, August 21.

Unity West has an active PTO with lots of different opportunities for you to participate. They meet the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Please join us on the Unity West PTO Facebook page.