2024-25 Kindergarten Enrollment

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    Families are encouraged to enroll their student who will be 5 years old on or before September 1 and eligible to attend kindergarten this fall.

    You may enroll in person at your school between 12 PM and 4:30 PM on Wednesday, April 24, or during school hours after that date.

    If you already have a Skyward Family Access account, please log in and then click on the "New Student Enrollment" button located on the left side of the page.  

    If you are brand new to our district, please click the button below to set up your Family Access account, and then you will be directed on how to enroll your student.

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    Only students who are NEW to the Coeur d' Alene School District need to enroll at their home school.

    CLICK HERE to use our School Site Locator and find your homeschool, by zone.

    If you have questions about which school you will attend, contact the District Office at 208-664-8241.

    Magnet Schools (Ramsey and Sorensen) have their own application process. Please visit each school's website for more information. 

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    Kindergarten lays an important foundation for all students and sets them up for success in their educational career. Students who attend kindergarten are better prepared academically, socially and emotionally for first grade. This is especially important in helping them become confident readers by third grade.

    When can my child enroll in Kindergarten?

    Children who will be 5 years old on or before September 1 of any new school year are eligible to enter Kindergarten in Coeur d'Alene Public Schools. Idaho Code 33-201 defines "school age" as including all students that reside in the state of Idaho, between the ages of five (5) and twenty-one (21) years. The age of five (5) years shall be attained when the fifth anniversary of birth occurs on or before the first day of September of the school year in which the child is to enroll in kindergarten. For a child enrolling in the first grade, the age of six (6) years must be reached on or before the first day of September of the school year in which the child is to enroll.  Read more - Information on Idaho Statutes - Title 33 Education, Chapter 2 Attendance at School

    What to Provide

    • Child's certified birth certificate
    • Child's immunization records
    • Family's proof of residence (such as a rent receipt or utility bill)
    • Name and phone number of two or three emergency contacts
    • Health history with list of allergies and current medications 

    Immunization Requirements

    All students enrolling at any of our schools are required to provide an immunization certification statement stating the type, number, and dates of the immunizations received.  (Per policy 3525.) 

    Attendance at school may be denied to any child who does not provide an immunization record or proof of exemption. 

    Any student denied attendance will not be allowed to attend any schools within this school district until he or she is in compliance with this policy.  

    QUESTIONS? Call your neighborhood school or the Coeur d'Alene District Office at (208) 664-8241.