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Registration- Effingham, Illinois

Returning Students for the 2024-2025 School Year

Parents will register returning and preregistered students for the 2024-2025 school year through the Campus Parent Portal. Preregistered kindergarten parents new to the district should look for an email with their parent portal information. If you are an existing family and do not have a parent portal, please email [email protected] as soon as possible. 
 

New/Transfer Students for the 2024-2025 School Year

If you are a new/transfer student to the district or are a returning student who was not enrolled in the 2023-2024 school year, you will need to fill out the 2024-2025 New Student Registration Form
 

Preregistration for the 2024-2025 School Year

The preregistration form for 2024-2025 is most often used during Kindergarten Preview or for students entering EHS that are new to Effingham Unit 40 (such as parochial students or homeschooled students). This form is no longer available. Please use the 2024-2025 New Student Registration Form.
 
 

Non-Unit 40 Students Taking Classes at EHS

If you are not a Unit 40 student but are taking any of the following classes at EHS in 2024-2025: CEO, Child and Daycare, CTEC, Driver's Education, Health Occupations, Manufacturing, or Welding, you must fill out a separate registration form. If you have not done this already, please contact [email protected] to receive the form.
 

Other Important Information:

Required Student Health Exams & Immunizations

If you do not have your completed health forms to upload during the registration window, you should still submit your registration application. You can turn in your completed health forms M-TH (8am-4pm) to the Board Office at 2803 South Banker Street, Effingham, IL 62401.
 
Physical Exam Requirements:
 
Pre-K: school physical exam, immunization record, lead screen
 
Kindergarten: school physical exam, immunization record, lead screen, eye exam (completed by an optometrist or ophthalmologist) and dental exam
 
2nd grade: dental exam
 
6th grade: school physical exam (sports physicals do NOT count), immunization record, dental exam
 
9th grade: school physical exam (sports physicals do NOT count), dental exam
 
12th grade: immunization record
 
 
Immunizations: Immunizations must be up to date.
 
Pre-K: Hep B, Hib, Pneumococcal, DTap, Polio, MMR, Varicella
 
Kindergarten: Hep B, DTap, Polio, MMR, Varicella
 
6th grade: Tdap and Meningococcal (1st dose)
 
12th grade: Meningococcal (2nd dose)
 
Any out-of-state students attending Illinois schools for the first time must have a physical examination and proof of up-to-date immunizations prior to enrolling. For more information, visit our Student Health Services page.
 

Vaccination Schedule

Contact the Effingham County Health Department Vaccine Clinic with questions about immunizations; including which immunizations they offer and what methods of payment are accepted for each.  217.342.9237
 

Forms and Documentation

Forms for the required student health exams and health action plans can be found on our Student Health Services page. During online registration, please be prepared to upload any health documents or action plans you have. If you upload your document by taking a picture on your mobile device, please ensure that all information is legible and visible in the picture. If we receive incomplete/unreadable documentation, you will be asked to re-upload. 
 
If you do not have your completed health forms to upload during the registration window, you should still submit your registration application. You can turn in your completed health forms M-TH (8am-4pm) to the Board Office at 2803 South Banker Street, Effingham, IL 62401. 
 

Fees

Registration and Course Fees for all students grades K-12 will be available in the Campus Parent Portal the 2nd full week of school in August.  You will be able to pay for your registration fees in the Campus Parent Portal or at your school building. 

At EJHS and EHS, PE uniforms will be paid at the building level as directed by the PE department.
 

Schedules

Schedules will be available in the Campus Parent Portal approximately 1 week before the first day of school. 
 

Transportation

After completion of registration in April, any bus changes should be submitted via email to Kristen Harvey, Transportation Director, at [email protected], no later than July 31, 2024, to ensure bussing on the first day of school.
 
You will receive a letter from the transportation director with your busing information in August before school starts.
 

Help

Registration can be completed from any computer with access to the web, as well as any mobile device with a browser. If you do not have access to a device with internet access, there are computers available at the Effingham Public Library.
 
If you require assistance with registration, please contact [email protected] the board office (217) 540-1500, or the building secretary at EHS (217) 540-1100.

Important Links

Campus Parent Portal
 
McKinney-Vento Homeless Information-
 
Student Supply List- English / Spanish

Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Information

USDA CEP Resource Center

District Handbooks and Policies

District Handbook- English / Spanish
One-to-One Laptop & iPad Manual- 24-25 English / 24-25 Spanish
Student Acceptable Use Policy AUP- English / Spanish
24-25 Parent/Student Building Handbooks
 
East Side Handbook- English / Spanish
ELC Handbook- English / Spanish
South Side Handbook- English / Spanish
Central Handbook- English / Spanish
EJHS Handbook- English / Spanish
EHS Handbook- English / Spanish

Health Forms/Documentation