Step 3: Register 

Now that you have chosen a school for your child(ren), you will need to present specific information and documents to the school to register. Sign up and join… The parent, legal guardian, or temporary custodian of a child enrolling in a Chicago public school


Review your Registration Checklist

Prepare to register your child. Prior to visiting the school to register your child, please be sure to review all the necessary information you will be required to present. To learn about specific registration requirements for your school, visit the corresponding pages below.

Always verify with the school you have chosen for their specific registration requirements. Families experiencing homelessness or temporary living situations do not need the normally required documentation at the time of enrollment. See the Students in Temporary Living Situations (STLS) webpage for further information.

Submit Registration Requirements to the School

Gather the necessary documentation. When you visit your chosen school to register your child(ren), you will be required to present the school with documents verifying the following:
  • Child's proof of age
  • Proof of current address
  • Health requirements, including physical examination, immunization and dental

Please be sure to contact the school to verify the list of required documents for registration.

Get Involved

Partner in your child's success. Parental involvement promotes a child's social, emotional, and academic growth. Learn about how to help your child succeed in school.

Additionally, no matter what your child's grade level, learn about the many ways to get involved and make a difference. 


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