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Kindergarten registration process for 2020-21

In preparation for online registration beginning on March 2, 2020, Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center will hold pre-registration for students new to D200 and/or for those who are interested in the Dual Language program. To be eligible to attend kindergarten during the 2020-21 school year, children must be five years old on or before Sept. 1, 2020.

Two pre-registration dates for 2020-21 Kindergarten are available:

  • 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25; or
  • 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 

For children new to District 200, parents should bring the following:

  • An original or certified copy of a birth certificate at the time of registration; children will not be registered without one. Hospital certificates are not acceptable.
  • Proof of residency within D200 boundaries
  • A registration fee of $135 will be collected at the time of registration.

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

The mandatory Dual Language meetings will be held as follows:

  • 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25; or
  • 6:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27

All meetings and registration sessions will be held at the Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center, 2045 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock. 

For families who are interested in the Dual Language program, registration materials for District 200’s 2020-21 kindergarten classes will be due no later than Friday, March 13, 2020.  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. 

For more information, contact Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center at (815) 338-8883 and/or click here to visit the Kindergarten webpage.