CONTACT CCSD21

999 West Dundee Road
Wheeling, Illinois 60090

Phone: 847-537-8270

Superintendent: Dr. Michael Connolly

School Board & Administration


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CCSD21 is a school district comprised of 13 schools across 6 different communities in the northwest suburbs of Chicago.

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BECOME A MEMBER OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT 21 TEAM

School District 21 prides itself on its Professional Learning Community and its rich tradition of professional collaboration, high levels of professional development, and family-like atmosphere. If you see the opportunity to work with colleagues in making a difference in the lives of students and families in a truly diverse setting, School District 21 seeks your application.

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2021-2022 Student Registration

All students who will attend CCSD21 schools must begin the registration process online.

The online registration portal is managed by InfoSnap, a branch of PowerSchool, which manages our Student Information System and Parent Portal. One InfoSnap account can be used to manage registrations for all students in one family. Families can upload required documents directly through the InfoSnap portal rather than bringing paper copies to the District Registrar. Accepted upload formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt, .rtf, .xls, .xlsx, .bmp, .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, or .png. To prepare for registration:

  1. Gather birth certificate and proof of residency
  2. If applicable, gather relevant screening forms and medical documents (see below)
  3. Review your school’s handbook and bookmark the page to access throughout the year.

 

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Additional registration materials

During the registration process, families will need to turn the following items. Items may be uploaded during the registration process or copies may be turned in to the CCSD21 Registrar.

  • Birth certificate (new students only)
  • Three (3) total documents to prove residency within CCSD21:
    • One (1) of the following: Real estate tax bill, signed lease, mortgage document, military housing letter AND
    • Two (2) of the following: Gas bill, electric bill, water/sewer bill, cable bill, vehicle registration, bank statement, driver’s license/state ID, public aid card, Medicaid card, food stamp card, credit card statement, paycheck stub, city sticker receipt

Depending on the student’s age, additional forms may need to be completed. These items also need to be turned in to the District Registrar:

Medical Exam Forms

Exam Requirements

  • Preschool: Physical Exam
  • Kindergarten: Physical, Dental and Vision Exams
  • Second Grade: Dental Exam
  • Sixth Grade: Physical and Dental Exam
  • Seventh Grade: Physical Exam if participating in sports
  • Eighth Grade: Physical Exam if participating in sports

Children who experience specific medical conditions (ex. allergies, asthma, diabetes, seizure) may need to submit additional forms. Please review the Health Services page for additional information and forms.

Free & Reduced Meal Application Form                (Cooper, Hawthorne, Longfellow, Poe, Riley)

Fee Waiver Form                                                             (Field, Frost, Holmes, Kilmer, London, Tarkington, Twain, Whitman)

School Admissions and Student Transfers To and from Non-District Schools
Board of Education policy 7:50, School Admissions and Student Transfers To and from Non-District Schools, outlines information about age of admission, admission documentation, and transfer information. Please click above to review this policy. Refer to the Illinois State Board of Education website to determine if a nonpublic school is recognized.

Student Assignment and Intra-District Transfer
Board of Education policy 7:30, Student Assignment and Intra-District Transfer, outlines information about school attendance areas and transfers within the District.

Part-time Attendance for Nonpublic School Students, Including Parochial & Home-School Students

 

Additional questions and support

Questions related to the registration process can be directed to the CCSD21 Registrar, Carmina Martinez (847-520-2610), to your school, or submitted via email ([email protected]).

For questions or information regarding homeless services please visit our McKinney-Vento Homeless Services page here.

For questions related to the InfoSnap registration portal, including technical support, please contact PowerSchool at 866-752-6850 and 866-434-6276. PowerSchool support hours are Monday-Friday, 8 AM-7 PM.

 

Early Entrance Requests

CCSD21 follows Illinois law which specifies that to enter kindergarten or first grade children must be five years of age by September 1st of their kindergarten year or six years of age by September 1st of their first grade year. However, CCSD21 has an acceleration policy that addresses exceptions for children whose potential and skills are in the very superior range when compared with their peers. Please view more information here.