For Returning Students


NOTE: All active links on this page have been updated for the 2018-19 school year. Please note that some links are currently inactive because new forms are not yet available.


Definition of "Returning Student"


A student is a "returning student" if he or she is entering 1st grade or above and attended a District 401 school the previous school year.

If a student did not attend a District 401 school or if the student is entering preschool or kindergarten, please see the New/Transfer Students page. A student entering preschool or kindergarten is considered "new" even if he or she attended the Early Childhood Center the previous year.


If Your Child Is a Returning Student


All returning students must re-enroll if they want to attend a District school in 2018-19.

Enrollment is a two-step process: proof of residency and payment of fees. For information about each of these steps, please consult the first two sections located immediately below ("Step 1: Proof of Residency" and "Step 2: Payment of Fees").

After reading those sections, please consult the remaining sections for access to forms and documents that pertain to your child's school.
 

Residency documents for returning students are due Monday, July 23, 2018. Students will be unenrolled if residency has not been approved.

All families are asked to: 

1. Fill out the Proof of Residency Form (one per family — scroll down this page to find the complete list of forms and documents relevant to enrollment). 

2. Make copies of your proofs of residency.

3. Make sure the name and address are the same on all documents.

4. Submit your documents by email, fax or postal mail as described below.

► Email your scanned documents to: registration@epcusd401.org 

or

► Fax your documents to: 708-452-0732

or

► Mail your documents to:

Kim Kaminski
EPHS
8201 W. Fullerton
Elmwood Park, IL 60707

Although we encourage you to email, fax or mail your documents to us, there will be walk-in, drop-off enrollment ("open enrollment") for 2018-19 returning students from 1 to 7 p.m. on Monday, July 23, 2018, at Elmwood Park High School. Bring copies of your proofs of residency.

Enrollment requires the payment of school fees. A list of school fees is available here. Payment is due by Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.

Families have several payment options:

► Pay online via the D401 webstore with a credit or debit card

► Pay by mail with a check or money order

► Pay in person on Monday, July 23, 2018, with cash, credit card, debit card, check or money order

► Pay in installments by mail or online beginning Tuesday, May 1, 2018, with payment in full by Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018

For more information about each payment method, click here to visit our School Fees page.

The following District 401 documents and forms pertain to some or all returning students.

All students, regardless of school, must submit the Proof of Residency Form and the Photo Release Consent Form. Please consult the parentheses under each remaining document to see which of the others pertain to you.

► District 401 Proof of Residency Form 
(Three supporting documents are needed; please see the form for details)

Photo Release Consent Form
(This must be returned by all students)

► Fee Schedule and Payment Form 
(This form does not have to be returned if you pay online)

► Letter of Residence from Landlord
(To be used only if you don't have a lease or if you live with friends or relatives)

► Student Data Form
(To be used only if you've changed your address, phone number, email address, etc.)

2018-19 District Calendar 
(Downloadable PDF for your convenience — optional)

► District Band Boosters Membership Form
(Downloadable PDF for your convenience — optional)

If you are looking for a document or form that pertains to a specific school, please scroll to the individual school sections located elsewhere on this page.

Students attend Elmwood Elementary School if they are in grades 1-6 and live south of the railroad tracks. The following forms and documents pertain to 2018-19 Elmwood students.

► School Entrance Health Letter from District 401 Superintendent
(Lists required medical exams and immunizations)

District Student Medical Information Form
(Required of all students) 

Illinois Certificate of Child Health Examination Form
(Required of all 6th-grade students)

► Illinois Proof of School Dental Examination Form
(Required of all 2nd-grade and 6th-grade students)

► Elmwood Digital Citizenship AUP Contract
(Required of all students)

► Elmwood Supply List 
(Covers all grades, 1-6)

Elmwood Yearbook Form
(Link for ordering yearbook online)

► Elmwood PATT Forms (Membership & Background Check)
(Downloadable PDF for your convenience — optional)

Students attend John Mills Elementary School if they are in grades 1-6 and live north of the railroad tracks. The following forms and documents pertain to 2018-19 John Mills students. 

► School Entrance Health Letter from District 401 Superintendent
(Lists required medical exams and immunizations)

► District Student Medical Information Form 
(Required of all students)

► Illinois Certificate of Child Health Examination Form
(Required of all 6th-grade students)

► Illinois Proof of School Dental Examination Form 
(Required of all 2nd-grade and 6th-grade students)

► John Mills Digital Citizenship AUP Contract
(Required of all students)

► John Mills Supply List
(Covers all grades, 1-6)

► John Mills PTA Membership Toolkit
(Link to the PTA's website, the only way to join; membership is optional)

Students attend Elm Middle School if they are in grades 7 or 8. The following forms and documents pertain to 2018-19 Elm students. 

► School Entrance Health Letter from District 401 Superintendent
(Lists required medical exams and immunizations)

District Student Medical Information Form
(Required of all students)

Elm Digital Citizenship AUP Contract
(Required of all students) 

► Elm Athletic Pre-Participation Examination Form
(Required of all students who want to join an Elm sports team)

► Elm 7th-Grade Supply List
(Covers all 7th-grade classes that require student-provided supplies)

► Elm 8th-Grade Supply List
(Covers all 8th-grade classes that require student-provided supplies)

► Elm Bus Routes 
(Downloadable PDF for your convenience — optional)

► Elm Yearbook Form
(Link for ordering yearbook online)

Students attend Elmwood Park High School if they are in grades 9-12. The following forms and documents pertain to 2018-19 EPHS students. 

► School Entrance Health Letter from District 401 Superintendent
(Lists required medical exams and immunizations)

District Student Medical Information Form
(Required of all students)

► Illinois Certificate of Child Health Examination Form
(Required of all 9th-grade students)

► EPHS Digital Citizenship AUP Contract
(Required of all students)

EPHS Chromebook Policy, Procedures & Information
(Required of all students)

► EPHS Athletic Pre-Participation Examination Form
(Required of all students who want to join an EPHS sports team)

► EPHS Program of Studies 2018-19
(Downloadable PDF but do not print; this document is more than 40 pages)

► EPHS Physical Education Uniform Order Form
(Gym uniforms are required for PE classes)

► EPHS Bell Schedule
(Downloadable PDF for your convenience — optional)

► EPHS Parking Permit
(Downloadable PDF for your convenience — optional)

► EPHS Bus Routes
(Downloadable PDF for your convenience — optional)

EPHS Activities & Organizations
(Downloadable PDF for your convenience — optional)

EPHS Athletic Booster Membership Form
(Downloadable PDF for your convenience — optional)

If your child will attend the Early Childhood Center in 2018-19 (preschool or kindergarten), your child must enroll as a new student even if he or she currently attends ECC.

Please see the New/Transfer Students page for ECC documents and forms.

If your student will be in 1st grade in 2018-19, please consult the appropriate elementary school section listed elsewhere on this page.