• 2018-2019 Back to School Information

    It is time to start preparing for the 2018-2019 school year! We imagine you are as excited as we are for this eventful transition! Knowing that there may be many questions about this transition back to school, we have different opportunities to help you. Bookmark this page (www.peoriapublicschools.org/enrollment) and check back often as we add more links and information regarding the upcoming school year!

    Registration Hubs Open @ Kellar Primary School, Peoria High School, Harrison Community Learning Center and Glen Oak Community Learning Center (serving all district families)
    • July 24, 2018 (Tuesday) - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • July 26, 2018 (Thursday) - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • July 28, 2018 (Saturday) - 9 a.m. - noon (Backpack Peoria event @ Dream Center only / hubs not open)
    • August 1, 2018 (Wednesday) - 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    • August 4, 2018 (Saturday) - 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    July 17, 2018 @ Knoxville Center for Student Success - First day of school (half day - SIP)
    July 18, 2018 @Knoxville Center for Student Success - First full day of school
    July 18, 2018 @ Valeska Hinton ECEC - First full day of school
    July 28, 2018 @ DreamCenter Peoria - Backpack Peoria (9am-2pm) Event Flyer
    August 14, 2018 @ 11:59 p.m., Online enrollment closes for returning students
    August 15, 2018 @ all schools except Valeska Hinton / KCSS - First day of school (full day)
    Hub Registration Dates
    Registration dates are set for all schools and will be held at four locations; however, parents may complete most or all of the forms at home through Family Access. These locations are open to all new and returning students. New student registration packets can be downloaded below or picked up from a registration hub location (Kellar Primary School, Peoria High School, Harrison Community Learning Center or Glen Oak Community Learning Center) on July 24, 26, or August 1 from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. or August 4 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. These student registration dates allow families to turn in their packet (or for returning families to receive assistance in completing Online Enrollment Verification in Skyward Family Access), provide address verification, physical exam and immunization records and pay any fees. Immunizations, physicals and dental exams will also be available at Peoria High through UnityPoint In-School Health or at Glen Oak through Heartland Health Clinic. Appointments can also be set at all four locations through Heartland Health Clinic.
    Returning Students To The District
    Online student registration can be completed through the online enrollment verification process starting July 23, 2018 by logging on to Skyward Family Access and clicking on the Enrollment Verification link. A school may request a current proof of address, if needed. Families can also visit the registration hubs listed above to speak to a district or school staff member regarding any questions the family may have. Laptops will be available at each hub for families that need computer access to complete enrollment verification. The Peoria Public Library will also have computers available at its branches for parents to complete online enrollment.

    Student Enrollment Requirements:
    To register your student, the following documents need to be gathered:
    1. Up-To-Date Health Records according to grade level English / Spanish

    2. Copy of Birth Certificate
    3. Proof of Address English / Spanish - Students enrolling, re-enrolling following a break in attendance, or upon request following returned District mail or contact attempts by the District, must provide address verification by presenting TWO original documents to the school secretary to complete the enrollment process at Peoria Public Schools prior to attending school or by the deadline presented by school staff. All documents must contain the parent/guardian’s full residence address. (see enrollment packet link for list of accepted documents)
    4. Enrollment Forms 
      • Packets English / Spanish (kindergarten and new students only) includes:
           Informational Items -
             1) Parent Receipt (for staff only)
             2) Health Requirements Information EnglishSpanish
             3) Address Verification Requirements English / Spanish
        Start/End Times and Uniform Requirements EnglishSpanish  
             5) Peoria Public Schools App English / Spanish
             6) BusBulletin Flyer English / Spanish
             7) Peoria Public Library Flyer English / Spanish
             8) UnityPoint/Methodist In-School Health Flyer English / Spanish

           Enrollment Forms -
             9) District Enrollment form English / Spanish
        Release of Information form English / Spanish
        U.S. Department of Education Race and Ethnicity Data Standards form English / Spanish
        Home Language Survey form (for Kindergarten and New Students Only) English and Spanish
           13) Student Network/Internet Usage Agreement form 
        English / Spanish
           14) Medication Authorization Form
        English / Spanish
           15) UnityPoint Health/Methodist In-School Health Services Registration Forms (Optional) EnglishSpanish
           16) Child Health Exam (Health History highlighted for parents to fill out, rest should be completed and signed by physician -OR- all included on physician report)  English / Spanish

      • Family Access (returning district families only)
        are no longer required to complete an application to receive login credentials for Family Access. Once a student is enrolled, visit Family Access and click on "Forgot your Login/Password?" and use the email address you have on file with the District to receive your login information.

    5. Extra Forms (these forms will be part of the registration process in late July/early August and will be added to all packets / online enrollments

    • District-wide Discipline Handbook English / Spanish - All school handbooks will reference this document for discipline information.
    • Fee Waiver Form English / Spanish - This form allows families to apply for a waiver for school fees, in addition to participating in the CEP.

    These informational letters and forms will be made available over the summer for all families in a summer mailing packet, mailed during the first week of July. All information will also be available via the links below:
    • District back to school packet includes:
      • Superintendent's Letter  English / Spanish
      • District Handbook/Calendar English / Spanish
      • School Calendar - 2018-2019 District Calendar / 2018-2019 Valeska Hinton/KCSS School Calendar (Please make note of changes in holiday schedule)
      • School Times and Uniform Information English / Spanish
      • Health Requirements  English / Spanish
      • Community Eligibility Provision information   English / Spanish
      • District Connect App and ParentLink communication from District  English / Spanish
      • Compass Learning Overview  English / Spanish
      • Career Cruising Overview   English / Spanish
      • Backpack Peoria Event Flyer (July 28th from 9a.m.-2p.m. at DreamCenter Peoria)  English / Spanish
      • Library card information from Peoria Public Library  English / Spanish
      • Online Enrollment information and instructions  English / Spanish (Open in Family Access starting July 23rd)
    • School back to school packet includes: see the link for your school to the right to download these documents
      • Letter from your Principal 
      • School Supply List 
      • School Event Calendar 


    Transportation Information

    • Suggested Safe Routes to School - Some schools listed to the right have a link for "Suggested Safe Routes to School."
    • Bus Pick-Up and Drop-Off Frequently Asked Questions for Parents English / Spanish
    • Pedestrian Safety Tips  English / Spanish - Parents Guide to review with students
    • Bus Bulletin  English / Spanish - Learn how you can receive phone calls, emails and text messages about late buses, changes in drivers, route changes and more
    • Join our Transportation Team - We are currently hiring for bus drivers and monitors
  • Quicklinks to School websites, informational "back to school" packets and brochures

Last Modified on March 13, 2019