Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-2025 School Year:

General Guidelines

    • Students MUST be five (5) years old by September 1, 2024, in order to register.
  • Any student who speaks any language other than English will be required to take an English language evaluation.

If you have any questions please call the Department for Student Support of Waukegan Public Schools at 224-303-3600 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.


ONLINE REGISTRATION available starting March 4, 2024:

Parents of students who are currently enrolled in the district's pre-k program and will be old enough for kindergarten are able to register through the Parent Portal starting January 16, 2024.

For students new to the district, registration paperwork is available online. You may click the link below to fill out your forms at home. Then bring your child's original birth certificate, two proofs of residency, physical and immunization records to the registration event on March 9, 2024, at Whittier Elementary School; 901 N. Lewis Avenue.  Please sign up for an appointment time at

If you do not have online computer access at home or do not have an email address, you may use a computer station at the Welcome Center to fill out the forms.

Online registration uses pop up boxes. Please make sure you have pop-ups enabled for this site.

See Required Documents, Physical and Immunizations, and Fees sections for additional information.

EPIC Preschool Registration (for students ages 3 to 5):

For EPIC Preschool registration, please contact the EPIC Screening Office at 224-303-1135.

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