Posted Date: 03/10/2021
The staff at Elementary West is excited to welcome incoming Kindergarteners for the 2021-22 school year. Due to current restrictions we will not have a Kindergarten Roundup meeting onsite this year. Please follow the steps below to pre-enroll your child and begin to compile the required documentation. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Elementary West office at 620-584-2081.
Step 1: Fill out the pre-enrollment form:
Step 2: Complete the ASQ survey. Instead of Kindergarten readiness conferences we are asking all parents to complete the ASQ survey in order for us to get to know and prepare for your child:
Step 3: Complete the following home language survey:
Step 4: Compile the following documents which will be required prior to the student attending the first day of school:
Proof of receiving required immunizations.
A state issued birth certificate.
A health assessment conducted within the past twelve months
Step 5: Please review the following helpful information:
Frequently Asked Questions:
*What are the Elementary West school hours?
School Hours: 7:50-3:00 (Students should not arrive before 7:30)
If students arrive after 7:50 they will be considered tardy. You will need to walk them into the office (buzz into building) and sign them in.
*How does breakfast and lunch work?
Breakfast is from 7:30-7:50 everyday ($1.45)
Lunch/Recess times to be determined.
Free and Reduced Applications will be available to everyone at enrollment. These MUST be filled out and returned to school BEFORE the first day of school.
Each student has a lunch account set up and will be charged each time they get a school tray. At this time, lunches are $2.65. Money needs to be put into their account up front at the beginning of the year and we send lunch money reminder emails twice a week. Checks are made out to USD 264 or you may pay online (we would have to set this up for you).
If your child brings a sack lunch, he/she can purchase a milk for $.35
If you would like to come and have lunch with your child we ask that you call us to order a tray before 9:00 am. (Adult $3.65)
Times and prices are subject to change for the 2021-22 school year.
*If I need to pick my child up early or I need to have someone else pick him/her up, what do I need to do?
If your child’s way of getting home is different at any time…be sure to send a note to school OR call the office before 2:00 to get a note to the classroom. If there is no note we will send your child home by his/her regular routine. Do not email or text your teacher with this information, because they may not have time during the school day to check their email or phones.
If you are picking your child up early, you will need to buzz into the building and come into the office to sign him/her out.
*If my child is sick or won’t be at school, what do I need to do?
If your child is sick or not going to be at school, we ask that you call us by 8:30 am to let us know.
If your child gets sick during school hours we will be calling the phone numbers that we will have in Powerschool. So be sure to let us know of any changes to your phone numbers and of any address changes throughout the school year.
*How do I enroll my child?
Click on the link above for the 2021-22 Kindergarten Pre-Enrollment Form and complete it ASAP. You will receive an email in mid-July to complete the full enrollment process online.
*How will I know who my child’s teacher is?
You will receive an email after enrollment and after classroom assignments are compiled.
*Where do I pick up my child after school?
You will receive our Pick Up and Drop Off instructions at Meet Your Teacher night.
Free and Reduced applications will be emailed with online enrollment information by August 1st. Please print and return prior to the first day of school or pick up a copy in any school office after August 1st.