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All students must register each year whether or not the student is a current student in a District 86 school or a child who is new to District 86.  Parents/Guardians, you will need to provide three proofs of residency.  Click here for information regarding documents that can be used to prove residency.


Returning Student Registration Username = Student's 9-Digit School ID Number

Returning Student Registration Password = Student's Date of Birth in this Format: 01/01/2021


If your child is currently enrolled in any District 86 school for the 2020-2021 school year, you will pre-register your child through our Back-to-School Registration Gateway.  You will need to know your child's School ID number and your child's Date of Birth.  Please click here for basic instructions to get started (English/Spanish).   When you are ready, please click the link below to register your returning child for the 2020-2022 school year.  Additional information is published at the bottom of this page.





If you are registering a student who did not attend a District 86 School in the 2020-2021 school year, you will pre-register your child through our New Student Registration Gateway by clicking the link below.  You will create an account and enter information for each child you wish to pre-register.



  • The online process is available in both English and Spanish languages
  • Parents & Guardians of currently enrolled 2020-2021 students will be emailed their log-in information on 04/06/2021.
  • The Family Portal account is not used for pre-registration, new users will need to create a new user account in the Registration system (NEW students only)
  • In addition to completing the online pre-registration process, the parent/guardian must provide the following information:
    • ‚ÄčThree (3) proofs of residency
    • Legal custody documents (if applicable)
    • Identification for the parent/guardian
    • Physical exam and proof of immunization records are required for students entering pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and 6th grade
    • Eye exams are required for incoming kindergartners
    • Dental exams are required for students entering kindergarten, 2nd, and 6th grades.
    • Proof of TDAP immunization is required for all 6th graders.