Welcome to Everett McKinley Dirksen School!
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To register your child you will need the following:
Proof of Age
Includes, but is not limited to, any ONE of the documents listed below:
Includes, but is not limited to, any TWO of the documents listed below:
Children are encouraged to submit their required immunizations and physicals prior to the start of the school year and no later than October 15 of the current school or they will face expulsion from school.
Physical Examination Requirements
All students must have a physical examination within one year of:
All students in Kindergarten, 2nd, and 6th grade must have a dental exam completed by a licensed dentist prior to May 15th of the current school year.
If you want more details about the immunization requirements, or if you have questions, first call your local school nurse or the Office of Coordinated School Health (773) 553-1830.
Parents need the following items to register or transfer in:
1. Original Birth Certificate (must have birth certificate number starting with 112, located in the upper right-hand corner of certificate) or passport/ birth certificate if child was born outside of United States of America
2. Two Proofs of Residency: (electric, gas, telephone bills; cellular phone, cable television, satellite television, bank statement, credit card bill) NO LEASE
3. Picture ID of Parent(s) or Guardian
4. Transfer forms: This includes current medical from school child is transferring from
Parents must have all of the above items in order to register