Admission and Residency

Only students who reside within District 148’s boundaries may attend a District school on a tuition-free basis unless otherwise provided by state law or the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Children must be five years of age on or before September 1st to be enrolled in Kindergarten. An original, certified birth certificate must be presented at the time of registration. Current medical and immunization records must also be presented. The individual enrolling a student shall be given the opportunity to voluntarily state whether the student has a parent or guardian who is a member of a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces and who is either deployed to active duty or expects to be deployed to active duty during the school year.