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Learn About the Kindergarten Experience in District 65

Welcome to Kindergarten



Kindergarten Open House Nights

Visit our attendance-area elementary schools and magnet schools to learn more about a day in the life of a kindergarten student in District 65! All open houses will be held at our schools and begin at 7pm. Visit to view a listing of District 65 schools.


January 22, 2019 - Attendance-area Schools (Dawes, Dewey, Kingsley, Lincoln, Lincolnwood, Oakton, Orrington, Walker, Washington, Willard) 

NEW DATE! February 20, 2019 - Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies (3701 Davis Street, Skokie)
NEW DATE! February 21, 2019 - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary and Fine Arts School (2424 Lake Street, Evanston)


2019-2020 School year Information Fair

February 6, 2019 (6:00 - 8:30 pm)

JEH Education Center 1500 McDaniel Avenue, Evanston


This event is open to families of 2019-2020 kindergartners and students new to the district. With no set presentation or agenda, families may come at any point during the event to learn more about district programs and services, ask questions, and receive assistance in beginning the registration process. Childcare will be available.


Kindergarten Registration

March 6, 2019 (8:30 am - 7:00 pm) - Student last name starts with A through M 
March 7, 2019 (8:30 am - 7:00 pm) - Student last name starts with N through Z
March 8, 2019 (7:00 am - 11:00 am) - Make-up date for all schools


Registration will be held at the JEH Education Center (1500 McDaniel Avenue). For more information about kindergarten registration, visit, email, or call (847) 859-8065.