Registration- Effingham, Illinois

Returning Students
Parents will register returning students for the 2023-2024 school year through the Campus Parent Portal.

New/Transfer Students for the 2023-2024 School Year
If you are a new/transfer student to the district or are a returning student who was not enrolled in the 2022-2023 school year, you will need to fill out the New Student Registration Form

Preregistration for 2024-2025
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). Access the preregistration form here. Do NOT complete this preregistration form unless you are directed to do so

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 2023-2024: 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

Physical Exam Requirements:

: 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 must be up to date.

: 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

Lauren Ohnesorge RN, Clinic Coordinator
Appointments are needed for all days – Monday thru Friday
8:00 – 11:00 am  AND  Noon – 4:00 pm

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. 
Registration and Course Fees for all students grades K-8 will be available in the Parent Portal when registration reopens August 3.

Registration and Course Fees for all students at EHS will be available Aug 16 after schedule changes on Aug 7 and Aug  8 are finalized. 

You will be able to pay for your registration fees in the Campus Parent Portal. If you would like to pay in person, please contact your building office after the school year begins. At EJHS and EHS, PE uniforms will be paid at the building level as directed by the PE department.

Schedules will be available in the Campus Parent Portal approximately 1 week before the first day of school. 
You will receive a letter from the transportation director with your busing information in August before school starts. Please register you child as soon as possible to prevent delays in receiving your bussing information.
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 the board office  (217) 540-1500, or the building secretary at EHS (217) 540-1100.

Important Links
Campus Parent Portal
Student Supply List- English Spanish
Fee Schedule
MySchoolBucks Lunch Balances
McKinney-Vento Homeless Information-
23-24 Athletic/Extracurricular Packet
23-24 Media Release from Supt. Johnson

Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Information
CEP Parent Notification Letter
USDA CEP Resource Center
CEP Fee waiver form

District Handbooks and Policies
District Handbook- English / Spanish
One-to-One Laptop & iPad Manual- English / Spanish
Student Acceptable Use Policy AUP- English Spanish

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
Student Health Services

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