Welcome to Kindergarten

  • Kindergarten in District 200 is a full-day program, held at the Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center, 2045 N. Seminary Avenue. 
    Kindergarten classes meet fromVerda Dierzen ELC Logo  8:30 a.m. until 2:55 p.m. daily.

    Please see information below for details about 2019-20 Kindergarten registration. If you are entering D200 after these dates, please contact the school for assistance. Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns at 815-338-8883, or email Principal Tricia Bogott at tbogott@wcusd200.org.

    During the summer months and other school break times, when Verda Dierzen is closed, contact the District 200 Administrative office for assistance at 815-338-8200.


  • To be eligible to attend kindergarten during the 2019-20 school year:

    • Children must be five years old on or before September 1, 2019.
    • State law requires an original or certified copy of the birth certificate at the time of registration; your child will not be registered without one.  Hospital certificates are not acceptable.
    • Parents must also provide proof of residency in order to register their child. 

    Parents who are considering having their child assessed for early admittance into District 200's kindergarten program should click here for information.

Kindergarten Registration

  • District 200 Kindergarten Registration is held at the Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center, 2045 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock.

    Registration for children entering kindergarten in Fall 2019 is February 19, 2019, between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. Parents will receive information about physicals and immunizations, and the Kids Club before- and after-school program. Families will also have the opportunity to apply for a library card for their student from the Woodstock Public Library.

    A registration fee of $130 will be collected at the time of registration.   

    2019 Kindergarten Registration

    • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 any time between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m.

    Online registration system /Sistema de registro online

    To access the online registration system


    Acceso al sistema de registro online

    To link to the general registration page for District 200, please click here.

Dual Language Kindergarten Registration

  • Parents interested in the Kindergarten Dual Language program MUST also attend an additional informational meeting to learn about the available class options. The presentations will be in English and Spanish.

    2019 Mandatory Dual Language Meetings

    • Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 4:30 or 6:00 p.m.

Additional Information

  • Program preference forms and registration materials for District 200’s 2019-20 kindergarten classes will be due no later than Thursday, February 28, 2019. Parents of students selected for the Dual Language Program will be notified at the end of March. If there are more applications than spaces available in the Dual Language Kindergarten program, a lottery will be held to choose student participants.

    All meetings and registration sessions are held at:

    Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center
    2045 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock
    (Rt 47, across from the McHenry County Courthouse)

    Principal Tricia Bogott


    To download/print a copy of K registration information, click here.