New Student Registration

How do I register my student?

Please email Studentupdate@district158.org with your student name and grade.

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we aim to limit the number of visitors to our offices and staff are working a combination of in-office and remote hours. If you need to visit the office, it is located in the District 158 Administrative Center located at 650 Dr. John Burkey Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102 (Door 1). Please call ahead to (847) 659-6158 to ensure that staff are on-site and able to assist you.

2020-2021 Registration Requirements

Child must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2020

Unless eligible for rights under the McKinney-Vento Act for homeless students, the following documents are required to enroll/register your student:

  • Official Birth Certificate – NOT A HOSPITAL CERTIFICATE (Available from office in county where child was born) Where do I obtain a birth certificate?
  • Proof of Residency:

    Category I – Home Ownership

    Please provide the following:

    Category II – Rental

    Please provide all of the following:

    • Current signed lease agreement; and
    • Proof of current month’s rent payment; and
    • Utility bill in your name (water, natural gas or electric) or a driver’s license with current address
  • Name and address of the previous school your child attended
  • Student IL Transfer Form – this will be provided by the school you are transferring from
  • Emergency contact names and phone numbers (other than parents)
  • Proof of guardianship if child is not living with birth parents
  • Physical and Immunization record is required for all new students and for all Kindergarten, 6th and 9th grade students
  • A dental examination is required for ALL Kindergarten, 2nd and 6th grade students
  • A high school transcript must be provided for ALL 10th, 11th and 12th grade students
  • Registration fee to be paid at the time of registration (check, cash or Visa/MasterCard)
  • Vision exam
  • MAP testing for reading and math for K-9th Grade.

Registration Fees

Unless eligible for rights under the McKinney-Vento Act for homeless students, registration fees are required. View current registration fees »

What School will my child attend?

You can use the District’s Address Lookup tool to determine which school your child will attend.

To confirm which school your child will attend, contact the Registration Office at (847) 659-6147 or the District 158 Transportation Department at (847) 659-3000.

*First Day Exclusion Policy

It is a requirement that all new students have a physical exam form on file with their school prior to the first day of school. If the child’s physical is not submitted prior to the first day, the child will not be allowed to begin school.

Click here to submit medical records electronically.

Prior to submitting your child’s completed medical forms, parents are advised to make a photocopy for their records as copies will not be made at the schools or District Office.

If you have any questions, please contact the District 158 Registration Office at (847) 659-6147 or by email at studentupdate@district158.org.

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