New Students

Part A: New Student Online Registration 

Returning families
Returning families with a new student need to log into their Skyward Family Access Account and click "New Student Application" to register the student who will be attending a BSD 87 school for the 2021-2022 school year. 

New families
New Families need to click on "Skyward New Student Online Registration" and complete the New Student Online Registration process for each student who will be attending a BSD 87 school for the 2021-2022 school year. 

Part B: Required Items, Residency Verification, Fee Payment

A guardian of new students need to attend one of our four New Student Events.  The Locations, Dates, and Times of our New Student Events are below.

New Student Events
Location Date Time
Jefferson July21 9am - 12pm
Whittier July23 1pm - 4pm
Jefferson July28 1pm - 4pm
Whittier July30 9am - 12pm

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.


Below are 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 needs to be completed by 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

 - Single Student Enrollment Fee  $30.00
- Family Enrollment Fee (Two or more students)   $45.00


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