How To Enroll


2020-21 preschool application

We will begin to accept applications for the 2020-21 school year on January 13th, 2020.

Your child must be 3 and/or 4 by September 15, 2020 to enroll in Preschool.
 

2019-20 kindergarten registration

To register your child in grades K-12 for the 2019-20 school year please use the
forms under Kindergarten Registration and Grades 1-12 below.

 

2019 - 2020 School Supply List
 
AK School Supply 2019_20 logo elementary_supply_list_2019




Preschool families will continue to use the 2019-20 Preschool Application Form below.

 

Preschool Applications for the
2019 - 2020 school year are ONLINE!

 

Continue to follow us on our website or through social media for more information.

Your child must be turning 5 on or before September 15, 2019 to enroll in Kindergarten.
Your child must be 3 and/or 4 by September 15, 2019 to enroll in Preschool.


Preschool Registration:

 

2019 – 2020 School Year


2019-20 preschool application

We will continue to accept preschool applications for the 2019-20 school year until April 25th, 2020.


Your child must be 3 and/or 4 by September 15, 2019 to be eligible for the 2019-2020 school year.


2019 - 2020 Preschool Brochure
2019 - 2020 Preschool Enrollment Information - English
2019 - 2020 Preschool Enrollment Information - French
2019 - 2020 Preschool Enrollment Information - Spanish
2019 - 2020 Preschool Enrollment Information - Swahili
 

For further assistance, please contact the Early Learning Office by phone at 319-558-2549 or by email at earlylearning@crschools.us.
 


Alternative Kindergarten Registration:

Alternative Kindergarten Brochure

Thank you for taking an interest in our Alternative Kindergarten Program.

If you are interested in a screening you will need to register your child(ren) for Kindergarten with your home attendance school using our online registration process.

Registration will start February 25th with a link going live at 7am.

You will be asked on the enrollment portion of the registration if you are interested in having your child screened for Alternative Kindergarten. 

A “yes” check will automatically take you to an appointment manager page for you to choose the day, and time for your child’s screening.

Any questions regarding Alternative Kindergarten and the screening please call our office at 319-558-2247.
 


Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration Video

Kindergarten Registration Information in English

Kindergarten Registration Information in French

Kindergarten Registration Information in Spanish

Kindergarten Registration Information in Swahili

If you are registering for the 2018-2019 school year, please print and fill out the forms below and take them to your resident school or bring them to the ELSC at 2500 Edgewood Rd NW, Cedar Rapids.

District Enrollment Form
Health Status Form
Home Language Survey Form
 

It is important that we have a copy of your child’s birth certificate.  If you need to obtain another copy, you should contact either of the following:

Linn County Vital Records
Jean Oxley Public Service Center
935 2nd Street SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
319-892-5445

or

Iowa Department of Public Health
Division of Vital Statistics
Lucas State Office Building
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
515-281-4944

If your child is enrolled in a Cedar Rapids 4 year old preschool program, their birth certificate will follow them to kindergarten. 

You will also need to provide Proof of Residence:

  • A most current utility bill
     (gas or electric)
  • Lease agreement if you rent
  • Mortgage statement if you own

One of these four items is required for enrollment.

If you do not have these documents at the time of registration, your child’s enrollment will not be completed until the school has copies of ‘said’ forms.

If you have any questions, please call 319-558-2247.
 

 

Elementary, Middle and High School Registration Grades 1st - 12th:

Grades 1 - 12 Registration Video 

District enrollment form 

Home language survey form

If you are unsure of your attendance area check out the school boundaries. 

A complete immunization record is required by state law.  This must be brought in prior to your student’s first day of school.

A physical is required for participation in athletics in grades 7 through 12.

Once you enroll, your new school will contact your former school to forward student records and files.

A valid birth certificate may be required.

Proof of residency is required. (Policy Procedure 602.4c)

If you have any questions regarding grades 1 thru 5, please contact 319-558-2247.

If you have any questions regarding grades 6 thru 8, please contact 319-558-1131.

If you have any questions regarding grades 9 thru 12,  please contact 319-558-2000 and ask for High School enrollment.
 


Magnet School Registration:

Magnet schools are neighborhood schools. Therefore, if you reside in a magnet school attendance zone, you may enroll your child(ren) in a magnet school by filling out district enrollment form. The district enrollment form can be completed at the school in your attendance area, or can be accessed by clicking on the link.

If you reside outside of a magnet school attendance zone, you need to enter the magnet school Lottery. The Lottery is open to any student in grades K-8. Out of district students are welcomed to apply for a magnet school program. Placement in the Lottery is based on availability for each grade level. CRCSD magnet schools have a limited number of lottery seats available. Students applying for placement in a magnet program must enter the Lottery by completing an on-line application. The 2019-20 Lottery is currently closed.

For more information, please refer to our Magnet Schools section by clicking on the link.

A complete immunization record is required by state law.  This must be brought in prior to your student’s first day of school.

Once you enroll, your new school will contact your former school to forward student records and files.

A valid birth certificate may be required. Proof of residency is required. (Policy Procedure 602.4c)

If you have any questions regarding magnet school enrollment, please contact a Magnet School Coordinator.
 

ELEMENTARY MIDDLE SCHOOL
   
Cedar River Academy at Taylor McKinley STEAM Academy
Elizabeth Callahan Michele Wilson
ecallahan@crschools.us mwilson@crschools.us
319-558-2273 319-558-4242
   
Johnson STEAM Academy Roosevelt Creative Corridor Business Academy
Michele Wilson Lindsay Young
mwilson@crschools.us lyoung@crschools.us
319-558-4242 319-558-4727
   
Kenwood Leadership Academy  
Jillian Schulte  
jschulte@crschools.us  
319-558-1392  
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