Welcome to Kindergarten

  • VDELC logo Kindergarten in District 200 is a full-day program, held at the Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center, 2045 N. Seminary Avenue. 

    Please see information below for details about Kindergarten registration. Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns at 815-338-8883, or email Principal Tricia Bogott  at tbogott@wcusd200.org.

Kindergarten Registration for the 2024-25 School Year

  • Welcome to Kindergarten at Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center!

    To be eligible to attend Kindergarten during the 2024-25 school year, children must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2024.


    In addition to completing the online registration process, the following is required for all children new to District 200 (i.e., if your child did not attend D200 preschool, and has not been previously registered in this district).  

    • State law requires an original or certified copy of a birth certificate at the time of registration; your child will not be registered without one. Hospital certificates are not acceptable.
    • Proof of residency within D200 boundaries is required (driver’s license, utility bill, apartment lease, home ownership title or deed or automobile insurance).
    • Health requirements include current physical, vision and dental exams, prior to admission.

    Beginning on March 7, we will collect paperwork on school days between the hours of 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Please come to Door #1.  We will make copies and return your documents to you. Registration links will be posted on this page when online registration for the district opens.

    If you are unable to come during the hours indicated, please contact the school.

    Contact us at 815.338.8883 with any additional questions or concerns.


    Informational Meetings for Parents

    Informational meetings for parents interested in Kindergarten for the 2024-25 school year will be held on Thursday, March 7. There will be both onsite and virtual opportunities.

    Staff with be onsite to assist with required registration paperwork and to provide support with online registration.

      Onsite Informational Meeting and Dual Language Meeting in both Spanish and English

    • There is an onsite general information meeting for all Kindergarten parents on Thursday, March 7 at 4:00 p.m. 

    • For parents interested in the Dual Language Program the Mandatory Dual Language meeting will be held immediately following the general information meeting for Kindergarten parents on March 7.  As a reminder, If you have a current student in the Dual Language program you DO NOT need to attend the mandatory meeting.

    ♦  Virtual Informational Meeting and Dual Language Meeting in both Spanish and English

    • There is a virtual general information meeting for all Kindergarten parents on Thursday, March 7 at 5:30 p.m.

    • For parents interested in the Dual Language Program the virtual Mandatory Dual Language meeting  will be held immediately following the general information meeting for Kindergarten parents. If you have a current student in the Dual Language program you DO NOT need to attend the mandatory meeting. 

    • To attend the virtual parent meetings, please use the links below.

    Google Meeting Link:



    2024-25 Kindergarten Registration • Click here to download and/or print this information

    2024-25 inscripción de Kindergarten • Haga clic aquí para la información en español


    Physical Exams, Dental Exams, Eye Exams and Immunizations

    Please click here for more information regarding required examinations, and to download forms.


    Early Entrance

    For information regarding early entrance to Kindergarten, please click here. 

Registration Links

  • Online registration for the 2024-25 school year will open in March, 2024. Links will be posted below.

    If you have questions, please contact us at 815.338.8883.

Kindergarten Families with children currently attending District 200

    • Families who have children currently in the district, who also have a new Kindergarten student entering the district for the first time in 2024-25, will be able to register their current child(ren) and then add their new K student to their profile, and register that student as well.

    • Families with children currently attending D200 will register via their Parent Portal.  

    • Click here to access portal log-in

    • If you are a current D200 family, but have questions about your Parent Portal account, please visit the Parent Portal page and follow the instructions, or contact us for assistance. 
      www.woodstockschools.org/parentportal

    • Please note, this online link is for Kindergarten registration only. ALL families interested in PreK registration must contact Verda Dierzen ELC directly at 815.338.8883 for the PreK screening and registration process. Thank you.

Kindergarten Families who are registering in District 200 for the first time

    • Families who are new to District 200 (i.e., who have never previously registered a student in this district) will use the link below.

    • Please note, this online link is for Kindergarten registration only.

    • ALL families interested in PreK registration must contact Verda Dierzen ELC directly at 815.338.8883 for the PreK screening and registration process.

    • Click here for new Student Registration       [Haga clic aqui para español]

    • After new registrants have completed the basic registration information, further information is required for all new students (e.g., birth certificate, proof of residence, etc.) Please see the information in the section above about how to drop off paperwork at Verda Dierzen; or contact us at 815.338.8883, or via email (alarias@wcusd200.org) with any questions.