Kindergarten

Kindergarten Enrollment is for students who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2018.  The student's original birth certificate will need to be provided at Residency Verification. 

PART A: New Kindergarten Students

Parents of New kindergarten students click here to complete New Student Online Registration

If your child is currently attending a PAEC or BSD 87 Early Childhood program, you ARE NOT a New Kindergarten Student. Please complete the below Returning Kindergarten steps. 

+  PART B
Attend a Residency Verification event to submit Required Items and pay enrollment fees.
= Student Successfully enrolled for the start of the 2018-2019 School Year
PART A: Returning Kindergarten Students

Parents of Returning kindergarten students click here to log into Skyward to complete Returning Student Online Registration


Part A: New Kindergarten Students (Online)
*New Kindergarten students are those students who have not attended the Berkeley 87 Pre-Kindergarten program. 

Step 1: 
Complete and submit Skyward New Student Online Registration
*If you need assistance completing New Student Online Registration, please contact your school office.


Part A: Returning Kindergarten Students (Online)

*Returning Kindergarten students are those students who have attended the Berkeley 87 Pre-Kindergarten program. 

Step 1:
 Log into Skyward Family Access
*If you do not have your Skyward Username and/or Password, contact your school office.
Step 2: Click on "Part A: 2018-2019 Registration" located on the left hand side.
Step 3: Read the directions carefully and work through all items.
Step 4:
 When finished, click "Submit Part A: 2018-2019 Registration"

PART B: Required Items, Residency Verification, & Fee Payment (In Person)

Location Date Time
Whittier Elementary School  Tuesday, April 10 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Jefferson Elementary School Thursday, April 12 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 


Required Items

  • Student's Birth Certificate: Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten Students need to have the original Birth Certificate.
  • Completed Illinois Transfer Form: Required for Students enrolling from another IL public school. Students enrolling from a state other then IL will need to provide that state's transfer form.

Residency Verification

  • Parents will be required to verify their residency. Interactive boundary maps can be found Here on the District Website. These maps can be used to determine if your residence is located within the Berkeley 87 boundaries.

Review the diagram below to identify the forms needed to complete the residency verification process.

All parents/guardians must provide a valid photo ID with a current District 87 address


Form 1

- English
- Spanish


  • Form 1 needs to be completed by All families.
  • Form 1 is the only form that will be needed for families who own or rent. 
  • Parents/Guardians need to complete Form 1 and verify residency by providing items from Category 1Category II, & Category III.

Form 2A

- English
- Spanish

  • Form 2A is for families that rent but do not have a formal lease. 
  • The landlord/property owner needs to complete Form 2A.
  • Form 2A needs to be notarized by a Notary Public.

Form 2B

- English
- Spanish


  • Form 2B is for families who live with a 3rd party.
  • The property owner/renter needs to be present at residency verification. 
  • The property owner/renter needs to complete Form 2B and verify residency by providing items from Category ICategory II, & Category III.


Required Fees

Early Bird (Through May 1, 2018)
 - Single Student Enrollment Fee  $20.00
- Family Enrollment Fee (Two or more students)   $35.00
Standard Fees (After May 1, 2018)  
- Single Student Enrollment Fee $30.00
- Family Enrollment Fee (two or more Students) $45.00
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