Kindergarten Registration Info

Dear Incoming Kindergarten Parent(s)/Guardian(s):

If you have child who turns 5 years old on or before September 1, 2021, we are excited that you and your child will be joining the Rutland Wildcat family for the 2021-22 school year!

Registration for our incoming kindergarten class will be held March 22nd through April 16th. All registration forms are available online ( or you may contact the school office to have copies of the registration forms mailed home. Included, you will find all of the required registration forms (listed below). All new students, including Kindergarteners, will need to provide the documents outlined in the Proof of Residency Form at the time of registration.

2021-2022 Kindergarten Open House will be held Wednesday April 21 at 5:00 pm

  • meet in the Rutland Grade School Gymnasium at 5:00 pm

  • NOTE: All IL Dept of Public Health school guidelines will be followed by all persons in the school building (proper mask wearing, social distancing, small groups, etc.)

Required Kindergarten Registration Forms (found in full registration packet)

Proof of Residency Form – Required for all Kindergarteners - Must provide supporting documents

Student Registration Form

Health Information Form

Home Language Survey Form

Race and Ethnicity Form

Medication Authorization Form – Only for students who take medication at school

Physical Form – Due October 15 each school year

Eye Exam Form – Due October 15 each school year

Dental Exam Form – Due May 15 each school year

Click on the link below to view/print the packet. IF NEEDED, contact the school to have a packet mailed to your home. (815) 433-2949

The annual registration fee for students in kindergarten through eighth grade is $80 per child. These fees may be paid by cash or check. *For any families that have been impacted negatively by the current situation, you can make the registration fee payment when the 2021-2022 school year begins.

As the start of the 2021-2022 school year approaches, the school will share all back-to-school information (schedules, calendars, open house info, etc.) on the school website (, on our Facebook page (Rutland Wildcats), and via email to all parents. If your child will be riding the bus to and/or from school, your child’s bus driver will be contact you in August with pick up and drop off info.

If you have any questions about registration, please contact the office at your earliest convenience. Completed registration forms and fee payment may be sent back to school with any current students, may be dropped off during school hours at the front entrance, or can be mailed to the school. Thank you in advance! We look forward to having your child in kindergarten!