Human Resources Questions

  1. At what age should my child attend kindergarten?
  2. Can I pay a tuition fee to allow my children to attend Oak Park Schools even though we do not currently live in Oak Park?
  3. How do I know which middle school my elementary child will eventually attend?
  4. How do I register my child?
  5. I work in Oak Park and it would be more convenient for me to enroll my child in the Oak Park school district.  Can I do that? 
  6. I'm already enrolled in early childhood, speech, and/or prekindergarten partnership (PKP), do I still need to register for kindergarten?
  7. My babysitter lives in Oak Park; can she register my child for school in Oak Park? 
  8. What are some important calendar dates I need to know?
  9. What are the district office hours?
  10. When do I need to turn in my child's physical?
  11. Who should I contact for general questions?

At what age should my child attend kindergarten?

At what age should my child attend kindergarten?

Usually by the age of 5, deadline being September 1st of the given year.

For a more official answer based on your situation please contact Jamee Cichosz 708-524-3000.

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Can I pay a tuition fee to allow my children to attend Oak Park Schools even though we do not currently live in Oak Park?

Can I pay a tuition fee to allow my children to attend Oak Park Schools even though we do not currently live in Oak Park?

No.
 

For more specific details please contact by phone: 708-524-3000

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How do I know which middle school my elementary child will eventually attend?

How do I know which middle school my elementary child will eventually attend?

Hatch, Holmes, Lincoln, & Whittier students attend Brooks Middle School

Beye, Irving, Longfellow, & Mann students attend Julian Middle School

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How do I register my child?

How do I register my child?

Please review the registration page on our website.

Registration Information >>

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I work in Oak Park and it would be more convenient for me to enroll my child in the Oak Park school district.  Can I do that? 

I work in Oak Park and it would be more convenient for me to enroll my child in the Oak Park school district.  Can I do that? 

No, you must be a full-time resident of Oak Park for your child(ren) to attend Oak Park public schools.

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I'm already enrolled in early childhood, speech, and/or prekindergarten partnership (PKP), do I still need to register for kindergarten?

I'm already enrolled in early childhood, speech, and/or prekindergarten partnership (PKP), do I still need to register for kindergarten?

Yes.
Kindergarten is treated as a new enrollment.
 

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My babysitter lives in Oak Park; can she register my child for school in Oak Park? 

My babysitter lives in Oak Park; can she register my child for school in Oak Park? 

No, only the custodial parent/guardian can register the child(ren) for school using the custodial parent/guardian's residency information.

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What are some important calendar dates I need to know?

What are some important calendar dates I need to know?

Please check with our online calendar to get updates to events, meetings and any other school-related dates.

View All Calendars >>

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What are the district office hours?

What are the district office hours?

Central Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8 AM-4:30 PM

 

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When do I need to turn in my child's physical?

When do I need to turn in my child's physical?

New physicals are required for Early Childhood, KG, and 6th grades and must be provided before a child enters school.  Physicals are valid if completed within one year of the first day of school.  New physicals are also required for students coming from out of state or from out of the country.

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Who should I contact for general questions?

Who should I contact for general questions?

If you have general questions, please email [email protected].

Contact our front desk by phone: 708-524-3000

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