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In order to be registered all students must complete the
on-line pre-registration and NEED to bring 3 documents for
PROOF OF RESIDENCY during registration time listed below. 
Proof of residency includes:

Current lease or mortgage in the name of the parent or guardian,
and
Current gas or electric bill in the name of the parent or guardian, 
and

 Show a valid driver’s license or State ID 


REGISTRATION DATES FOR ALL SCHOOLS:

 Tuesday, August 11, 2015  9am-3pm
 Wednesday, August 12, 2015  1pm-7pm
 Thursday, August 13, 2015  1pm-7pm

NOTE:  The school office will be closed until August 12th.  If you need assistance prior to that time, please call 847-872-5455 x350.  If you need assistance after August 12th, please contact your child’s school office.

READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY as it is important that you come to register with all the proper paperwork.

Students with the exception of students in public and private day schools need to register at their home school. Pre-K, Early Childhood and students attending public and private day schools need to register at LakeView School.

Our Board of Education has voted not to impose Registration fees on families this fall for the 2015-16 school year. As a result, you will not be asked to pay a fee.

Kindergarten screening will take place August 26th. You will sign-up for a screening time at the Registration times above. Kindergarten class lists will be posted after 4pm on August 26th. Kindergarten students start school on August 27th.


ALL PUPILS NEW AND RETURNING, Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 8

According to the Board policy adopted in June 1994, the Board of Education has directed the administration to request verification of residence for K-8 students during registration. The district re-registers each student in grades K-8 each year. Parent/guardians must show proof of residency at the time of registration each year by providing 1) a current lease, mortgage payment (last 60 days) or current tax bill; 2) a current gas or electric bill (last 60 days); and 3) a Driver's license, State or valid photo ID for the parent/guardian that includes full legal name with middle initial and parent/guardian date of birth.

A person who enrolls or attempts to enroll in this school district on a tuition-free basis a student known by that person to be a non-resident of the District is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor, except as defined by State law (105 ILCS 5/10-20, 12b(e). If a student is determined to be a non-resident of a District for whom tuition must be charged, the person(s) enrolling the student are liable for non-resident tuition from the date the student began attending a District school as a non-resident. The District residency officer is responsible for checking that the children in our District are legally living in the District.

Students transferring from other Illinois public schools must present copy of their Illinois Student State Transfer Form at the time of registration. In addition, Special Education students should be registered at their home school. Special education students that attend an out-of-district school should register at LakeView.

PUPILS NEW TO ZION DISTRICT 6

Illinois state law allows children to attend Kindergarten if they are age five on or before September 1 of that same year. Those who will not be five years old until September 2 or later must wait until the following school year to begin Kindergarten. A birth certificate is requested for Kindergarten registration.

Early Childhood and Pre-Kindergarten Registration
Registration for students enrolled in the Early Childhood Program and in the Pre-Kindergarten Program occurs at Lakeview School during normal District 6 registration dates. Children who are age three to five may qualify for the Pre-Kindergarten Program. Call 847-379-0121 for information.

Transfer Students
Students transferring from another Illinois public school must submit a copy of the Illinois State Student Transfer Form at the time of their registration. Registration and admission will not occur until the State Transfer Form is presented. Parents of students transferring into Zion Elementary School District 6 from an out-of-state public school district must certify in writing that the student is not currently serving a suspension or an expulsion imposed by the school from which the student is transferring.

A student transferring from an Illinois or out-of-state public school district shall not be permitted to attend class if he or she has been suspended or expelled because of possessing of a weapon (as defined in the Gun Free Schools Act), knowingly possessing, selling, or delivering a controlled substance or cannabis, or for battering a staff member of the school. In addition, if the period of suspension or expulsion has not expired at the time the student attempts to transfer into any Zion elementary school, the student shall not be permitted to attend class until the student has served the entire period of the suspension or expulsion that was imposed by the school from which the student is transferring.

PUPIL HEALTH RECORDS

Pre-Kindergarten/Early Childhood Health Needs:
New physical that includes updated shot records, including at least 1 dose of Pneumococcal vaccine and lead screening.
Returning students need to have their physical on file with us and must have at least 1 dose of Pneumococcal vaccine.


Kindergarten Health Needs:
New physical that includes: 
Updated shot records, including 
at least 4 DPT's with the last one on or after the 4th birthday
at least 3 Polio with the last one on or after the 4th birthday
3 Hepatitis B
2 MMR
2 Varicella
Lead and diabetic screening
Dental and eye exam
At Registration, all forms will be available, if needed, in the Kindergarten Packet.

Second Grade Health Needs:
Dental exam

Sixth Grade Health Needs:
New physical with interscholastic sports marked YES if your child wants to do extra sports.
Up to date immunizations including a Tdap, 2nd Varicella and, new this year, 1 dose of Meningococcal vaccine (MCV) on or after 10th birthday.
Diabetic screening and dental exam

Seventh/Eighth Grade: Show proof of one dose of TDap
 
Sports Physicals must be renewed every calendar year.

New physical means a physical done within the year of the start date of school and on the new form. If you have any questions, please call Wanda Warren, RN at 847-379-0404.

Some places you can go to get these requirements are:

  • Your personal physician
  • The Lake County Health Department 847-377-8000 for an appointment (Public Aid, All Kids, cash accepted)
  • The Clinic at Wal-Mart in Zion no appointment necessary, walk–in’s welcome 7 days a week. 847-731-9617 (Public Aid,insurance and cash accepted)
  • Vista Physician Group Office 847-360-4260 for an appointment. (Pbulic Aid, cash, insurance accepted)
  • The Wal-Mart in Gurnee, with appointment does eye exams only 847-855-1242 (Public Aid, cash, insurance accepted)
  • The Lind’s Memorial Dental Clinic 847-872-9227, by appointment only (Public Aid, All Kids, and no income welcome)