Summit Hill District 161 kindergarten registration drive continues

Summit Hill School District 161ís 2016-2017 Kindergarten registration drive is underway. Parents may access the Summit Hill website at to review the checklist of documents needed for registration. Parents may register their child at the District Administrative Center, 20100 South Spruce Drive, Frankfort..

Parents have the option of enrolling their kindergartener in the extended day program which is from 8:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. or the half-day program which runs from 8:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Registration fee for extended day is $150. Registration fee for half day is $125. Payment options are available.

Parents will need to present an official birth certificate (with certification seal from the county). Students must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2016. If applicable, proof of legal custody would include presentation of a court order or decree for legal guardianship, proof of legal custody through public aid documents, or proof of foster care.

Upon completion of residency verification, parents will be given a username and password to access the online registration form. Parents can pay the registration fee online via credit/debit card. Yearly milk may be purchased as well. Payment plans are included in the registration form. For additional information, please call 815-469-9103. Bus transportation assignments will be available through PowerSchool in mid-August.

Re-registration of students for 2016-17 school year underway

Summit Hill District 161 parents are utilizing the online student registration and payment process for all returning students for the upcoming 2016-17 school year. The link to the student re-registration form is available at

During online re-registration, current student information is confirmed and updated. To access the site, parents will go to then enter their childís Access ID and Password.

The re-registration fee for 2016-17 is $130 through May 29 for students in grades 1-8. Beginning May 30, the fee is $150. Online payment with a credit card is available. The District will continue to accommodate those who do not wish to pay online. These individuals may go online to complete the re-registration form and then come to the Administrative Center, 20100 South Spruce Drive, in Frankfort, to pay by check or cash. A payment plan is available.

Please note that the District will continue to cross check current family addresses with its residency software program. The District plans to complete its parent database cross check prior to the start of the 2016-17 school year. By doing so, a family who may not be residents would be required to enroll in their resident school district rather than starting the year in District 161.

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