School Registration & Boundaries


Important Notice:

Documents required to complete registration:

New Students 2024-2025 school year - Registration opens April 1

For students who are new to the district for the 2024-2025 school year, registration will open April 1, 2024. Please click the link below to begin NEW student registration for the 2024-2025 school year*. Please note that you will need to select the 2024-2025 school year under the student information tab on step 1 of the application.  

2024-2025 New Student Registration Link

(Link is not active until April 1, 2024)

*If you have a current student actively attending a DeKalb CUSD school and need to register a new (Kindergarten) student, please log in to your Skyward Family Access account and choose New Student Online Registration for 2024-2025 school year.

*If you are interested in enrolling a student into our Early Learning Development Center PreKindergarten program, contact Kany Rojo at 815-754-2361 to schedule a screening appointment prior to submitting an application.  PreK and early childhood students must be screened and qualify prior to submitting an application.

Returning Students 2024-2025 school year - Registration opens April 1, 2024

Online registration for the 2024-2025 school year will open April 1, 2024, for all returning students, including students currently registered for the Early Learning Development Center (ELDC) who will be entering Kindergarten for the 2024-25 school year and returning ELDC PreKindergarten and Early Childhood students, via Skyward Family Access.  

Family Access - 2024-25 Returning Student Registration Link   

Families with elementary and/or middle school students are encouraged to complete returning student online registration by May 12, 2024. Returning students who are not registered by May 12 are not guaranteed their spot at the school they currently attend or their home school.  

DeKalb High School students and middle school students will not receive their schedules until online registration is completed.  

Computers are available at the Education Center, at your child’s school, and the DeKalb Public Library for registration, if needed. You can also use your student's Chromebook and log in using your family access login ID and password in Skyward. Please contact your child’s school if you need assistance with your Skyward Family Access login and password information. Assistance is also available for families needing English translation.

New Students for the current 2023-2024 school year 

New student registration for this school year is currently open.  

 2023-2024 New Student Registration Link

If you would like to see your student’s home school based on your address, check the boundary maps by clicking the appropriate tab shown on this webpage.  

DeKalb CUSD requires two proof of residency documents, as listed in the link below for all new student registration. Registration applications are not considered complete until the parent/guardian uploads their proof of residency documents within the application (preferred) or the documents are received by the District Registrar at our District Office. If the documents were not uploaded with the online enrollment application, they can be emailed to  

Community Registration Events

Computers will be available for parents/guardians to use to complete returning or new student registration at  Community Conversation Events this Spring. District 428 staff will be available to assist and answer questions. Spanish and Arabic translation assistance will also be available.  

Monday, April 22, 2024 5 - 7 pm Huntley Middle School 

                       1515 S 4th St., DeKalb, IL 

Thursday, May 9, 2024 5 - 7 pm Westminster Presbyterian Church

830 N. Annie Glidden Rd., DeKalb, IL


Thursday, July 25, 2024 10 am - 6 pm Education Center

901 S 4th St, DeKalb, IL

Helpful Resources for Families New to DeKalb

Spanish Copy of Website information


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Website information- Arabic


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Change of Address

Change of Address_English (21-22).pdf


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Change of Address_Spanish (21-22).pdf


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Change of Address_Arabic (23-24)


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