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Mary Morgan Elementary School

Kindergarten Registration for 2018-2019 School Year

Mrs. Kilmer will also be offering optional hearing tests from 3-6pm

If you have a child who will be five years old on or before September 1st, 2018, your child is eligible for kindergarten instruction for the 2018-2019 school year. 

Registration fee will be collected at a later date.

What to Bring 

The following items are required:

  • Original certified birth certificate from the courthouse – hospital copies will not be accepted.
  • Parent/Guardian names and telephone numbers.
  • Proof of residency (new families to the district) - you will need
    • a mortgage statement/tax bill or current copy of a lease AND
    • 2 current bills that are associated to the residence.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call the school office at (815) 234-5491, ext. 757 or 251.

How Can I Tell My Child Is Ready for Kindergarten?

A child going into Kindergarten should be able to:

  • Follow spoken directions and obey rules
  • Listen without interrupting
  • Get along with others
  • Speak clearly
  • Use the bathroom without help
  • Put on (and take off) shoes and coats without help
  • Know basic shapes and count to 10
  • Use crayons and scissors
  • Write his/her first name
  • Listen and enjoy stories
  • Know some/all alphabet letters