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Urbana School District

 

Incoming Kindergarten Parents and Families

Do you have a student entering kindergarten in Urbana Schools?  Register early and receive a “fun bag” full of activities and materials to use with your child this summer! If you have questions, please contact Jennifer Frerichs at 217-384-3565.

Download the Kindergarten Connection flyer or Registro Para Kindergarten Escuelas de Urbana for more information.

Kindergarten Connection Dates for 2014-2015

When:  Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Where: Urbana Civic Center, 108 E. Water St, Urbana, IL

Time:    11:00 am to 5:30 pm

For:  Parents of students entering:

*Please note: students do not need to attend UNLESS your child speaks a language other than English at home. If they speak a language other than English at home, please bring your student with you to the Kindergarten Connection for an English as a Second Language screening.

What You Need To Register Your Child

Registration Forms

These forms can be printed and, when appropriate, completed prior to attending Registration.  All the documents below are in PDF format.

Formularios de inscripción

Estos formularios se pueden imprimir y completar antes de asistir al registro. Todos los documentos que aparecen abajo están en formato PDF

Urbana Elementary School Information and Contacts

King-clockKing School

Phone: 384-3675
Principal: Dionne Webster
Website: www.usd116.org/king

studentswithworkParent Classroom Choice: Requests are given full consideration, but are not guaranteed. Classes are balanced for age, ethnicity and gender. Please make requests in writing to the principal as soon as possible.

Classroom Visit Policy: Please call our school’s office at least a day in advance to schedule a classroom visit.

Kindergarten Transition Contact:  Tiffany Jon at tjon@usd116.org

Leal School

Phone: 384-3618
Principal: Spencer Landsman
Website: www.usd116.org/leal

Parent Classroom Choice: Student assignments are designed to take advantage of parent input. Requests are given full consideration, but not guaranteed.  Classrooms are balanced according to a variety of factors including academic learning needs, talents and behavioral considerations. Parents are asked to fill out a form entitled “My Child As a Learner”.

Elección parental de clases: La asignación de los estudiantes está diseñada para aprovechar las sugerencias de los padres. Las solicitudes son examinadas en detalle, pero no garantizadas. Las aulas son balanceadas de acuerdo a una variedad de factores, incluyendo las necesidades de aprendizaje académico, los talentos de los estudiantes y las consideraciones por comportamiento. Los padres deben llenar un formulario titulado “Mi niño como aprendiz”

Classroom Visit Policy: Tuesdays and Thursdays are open visitation days. Parents are welcome to observe or visit any classroom on these days, without an appointment.  Parents are asked not to bring their children. Please sign in at the office.

Póliza de visita a las clases: Martes y jueves son días abiertos para visitas. Los padres pueden venir a visitar u observar las clases en esos días sin necesidad de hacer una cita. Se les pide a los padres que no traigan niños a las visitas. Por favor registre su llegada en la oficina.

Kindergarten Transition Contact: Darcy Silver at  dsilver@usd116.org

Dual Language Contact:  Emily Delanty Aguilar at eaguilar@usd116.org and Inma Horcajo

Kindergarten Transition:  mhorcajo@usd116.org

2013-Prairie-frontPrairie School

Phone: 384-3628
Principal: Yavonnda Smith
Website: www.usd116.org/prairie

Parent Classroom Choice: Requests are given full consideration, but are not guaranteed. All classes are balanced with respect to gender, ethnicity and individual instructional needs. Any teacher requests should be made in writing to the principal at registration.

Elección parental de clases:  Se considerarán todas las solicitudes, pero no están garantizadas. Todas las clases se equilibran considerando el género, etnia y necesidades educativas individuales. Cualquier solicitud de maestro debe hacerse por escrito a la directora en el momento de la inscripción.

Classroom Visit Policy: Please call the school office in advance, to arrange a visit to observe kindergarten classes.

Póliza de visita a las clases: Por favor, llame con antelación a la oficina de la escuela para organizar una visita y observar las clases de kinder.

Kindergarten Transition contact: Susan Miller at smiller@usd116.org

Dual Language

Kindergarten Transition: Emily Delanty Aguilar at eaguilar@usd116.org

Thomas Paine School

Phone: 384-3602
Principal: Sandy Cooper
Website: www.usd116.org/tpaine

Parent Classroom Choice: All classes are balanced with regard to gender, ethnicity and students’ individual instructional strengths and needs. Please make requests in writing to the principal. Requests are not guaranteed.

Classroom Visit Policy: Please call the office to arrange a visit to kindergarten classes.

Kindergarten Transition contact: Andrea Alghalith at aalghalith@usd116.org

Wiley School

Phone: 384-3670
Principal: Barbara Sartain
Website: www.usd116.org/wiley

Parent Classroom Policy: Parent preferences will be carefully considered, but requests cannot be guaranteed. Requests must be submitted in writing to the principal by June 1st. The guidelines for the letter are on the Wiley School web page and also available from the Wiley office in person or can be sent by email.

Classroom Visit Policy: We ask parents to visit by appointment only. Please call the office at 384-3670 to arrange a time to visit.

Kindergarten Transition Contact: Amanda Rutledge at arutledge@usd116.org

Yankee Ridge School

Phone: 384-3608
Principal: Mary Beth Norris
Website: www.usd116.org/yr

School/Classroom Visits: We ask visitors to make appointments if a school tour or classroom visits are desired during the school year. Please call the school office to arrange a visit.

Classroom Requests & Placements: All classes are balanced with regard to gender, ethnicity, and students’ strengths and needs. Parent requests are taken into consideration; however, not guaranteed. All requests must be in writing and submitted to the principal by the last day of the current school year.

Kindergarten Transition Contacts: Linda Busey at lbusey@usd116.org and Kelly Allen at kallen@usd116.org


Urbana School District 116
205 N. Race Street - P.O. Box 3039
Urbana, Illinois 61803-3039 U.S.A.
217-384-3600 (voice)
217-337-4973 (fax)