School Registration & Boundaries
New Students 2022-2023 school year
Registrations for new PreK-12th grade students will be accepted for the 2022-2023 school year using the following link.
2022-2023 New Student Registration Link
New Students 2023-2024 school year
New student registration for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year is open. Please be sure to choose the 2023-2024 school year once you have started the application.
2023-2024 New Student Registration Link
If you are unsure which school your child will attend, please check the boundary maps by clicking the appropriate tab shown on this webpage.
Enrollment is not finalized until the parent/guardian provides their DeKalb CUSD 428 Proof of Residency to the Central Registration Office if the documents were not uploaded with the online enrollment application. That includes two documents, one from List A + and one from List B as listed on the Proof of Residency enrollment form, Photo I.D. of the parent/guardian and a copy of the child's certified birth certificate. If a copy of the birth certificate is not available, you must provide it to your child’s school within 30 days of enrollment.
Returning student online registration for the 2023-2024 school is now open for all returning students, including returning ELDC PreKindergarten and Early Childhood students, via Skyward Family Access
Family Access - 2023-24 Returning Student Registration Link .
Families with elementary students are encouraged to complete online registration by May 11. Returning elementary students who are not registered by May 11 are not guaranteed their spot at the school they currently attend.
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 login 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.
Community Registration Events
Computers will be available for parents/guardians to use to complete returning or new student registration at 2 additional locations in the upcoming months. District 428 staff will be available to assist and answer questions. Spanish and Arabic translation assistance will also be available.
Thursday, April 27, 2023 5:00 - 7:00 pm Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N Annie Glidden Rd., DeKalb, IL
Wednesday, May 3, 2023 5:30 - 7:00 pm Littlejohn Elementary School, 1121 School St., DeKalb, IL
Helpful Resources for Families New to DeKalb
City of DeKalb: https://www.cityofdekalb.com/
DeKalb Park District: https://www.dekalbparkdistrict.com/
Children’s Learning Center: http://www.clcdaycare.org/
Kishwaukee Family YMCA: https://kishymca.org/
The Growing Place: https://www.growingplace-il.com/
4-C: Community Coordinated Child Care: https://www.four-c.org/
Salvation Army After School Program, call (815) 756-4308
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