Welcome to Kindergarten
Kindergarten in District 200 is a full-day program, held at the Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center, 2045 N. Seminary Avenue.
Kindergarten classes meet from 8:30 a.m. until 2:55 p.m. daily.
Please see information below for details about 2019-20 Kindergarten registration. If you are entering D200 after these dates, please contact the school for assistance. Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns at 815-338-8883, or email Principal Tricia Bogott at email@example.com.
During the summer months and other school break times, when Verda Dierzen is closed, contact the District 200 Administrative office for assistance at 815-338-8200.
To be eligible to attend kindergarten during the 2020-21 school year:
- Children must be five years old on or before September 1, 2020.
- State law requires an original or certified copy of the birth certificate at the time of registration; your child will not be registered without one. Hospital certificates are not acceptable.
- Parents must also provide proof of residency in order to register their child.
Parents who are considering having their child assessed for early admittance into District 200's kindergarten program should click here for information.
To be eligible to attend kindergarten during the 2020-21 school year, children must be five years old on or before September 1, 2020.
Links to the online registration system can be found below. In addition, if your child is new to D200, you will be required to bring the following to the office at Verda Dierzen:
- An original or certified copy of a birth certificate; your child will not be registered without one. Hospital certificates are not acceptable.
- Proof of residency within D200 boundaries
Registration Links for Students Entering Kindergarten for the 2020-21 school year
IMPORTANT – please note:
If you are not able to finish your registration in one session, please be sure to save your work. In the registration system, you will see a blue circle at the upper right hand corner of the page. Click on the circle and you will see an option to “Save & Sign Out.” Be sure to click Save & Sign Out to save your work so you can return and finish in another session. When your registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation email.
Dual Language Kindergarten Registration
Parents interested in the Kindergarten Dual Language program MUST attend an informational meeting to learn about the available class options. Both presentations will be in English and Spanish.
Mandatory Dual Language Meetings
Tuesday, February 25 at 4:30 p.m. or Thursday, February 27 at 6:00 p.m.
For families who are interested in the Dual Language program, registration materials for District 200’s 2020-2021 Kindergarten classes will be due no later than Friday, March 13, 2020. Parents of students selected for the Dual Language Program will be notified at the end of March. If there are more applications than spaces available in the Dual Language Kindergarten program, a lottery will be held to choose student participants.
See the registration links above to register for the 2020-21 school year.
Parents of students selected for the Dual Language Program will be notified at the end of March. If there are more applications than spaces available in the Dual Language Kindergarten program, a lottery will be held to choose student participants.
All meetings and registration sessions are held at:
Verda Dierzen Early Learning Center
2045 N. Seminary Avenue, Woodstock
(Rt 47, across from the McHenry County Courthouse)
Principal Tricia Bogott