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2024-25 preschool pre-registration closes February 2

Families interested in having their child start Community Consolidated School District 89 preschool in the 2024-25 school year can now fill out pre-registration. The preschool pre-registration link is posted at: https://www.ccsd89.org/Page/826

2024-25 preschool pre-registration

CCSD 89 offers a preschool program for 3- and 4-year-old children. The program, located at Briar Glen Elementary School, features a developmentally appropriate curriculum delivered by certified early childhood educators. Preschool classes take place Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 11:10 a.m., or 12:30 to 3:10 p.m. For more information on CCSD 89 preschool, please visit the CCSD 89 preschool webpage.

There are limited openings available for 3- and 4-year-old children who live in the CCSD 89 attendance area. If there are more applicants than open seats, students will be admitted based on the order the family completed pre-registration.

How to enroll

In order to enroll in the 2024-25 CCSD 89 preschool, parents must:

  • Complete pre-registration (opens January 11)
  • Submit age and residency documents at Briar Glen (due by 3 p.m. February 2)
  • Complete registration (opens April 3)

Pre-registration

Pre-registration will open at 9 a.m. on Thursday, January 11. At that time, a link to pre-registration will be posted at this site: https://www.ccsd89.org/Page/826

Age and residency documents

Families who complete the pre-registration should then submit the following documents in-person at Briar Glen Elementary (1800 Briarcliffe Boulevard, Wheaton) between 8:30 a.m. Monday, January 22, and 3 p.m. Friday, February 2:

  • An original birth certificate (not a photocopy)
  • A deposit check made out to CCSD 89 for $151 total ($66 registration fee, $50 one-time snack/milk fee, and $35 technology fee). If your student is not selected, your check will be returned.
  • The following residency documents:
    • CATEGORY ONE (one item): Current mortgage statement; signed lease agreement; real estate tax bill; or an affidavit from a local resident who attests to the registrant living with them at no cost (more information about those submitting an affidavit is available here)
    • CATEGORY TWO (two items): Current electric, gas, or water bill; driver’s license; home/rental insurance papers; auto registration; voter registration

You can schedule a time to submit the birth certificate, check, and residency documents through this link or by contacting CCSD 89 preschool administrative assistant Jennifer Whitehead at jwhitehead@ccsd89.org or (630) 545-3304.

Completing registration

Once pre-registration is complete and the age and residency documents are submitted, families will be able to complete registration when it opens for all families in April.

Families will receive a unique “SnapCode” in the U.S. mail that will allow them to complete registration on April 3.

Cost of preschool

The tuition for the 2024-25 school year will be $382 each month. 

A one-time registration fee of $151 ($66 registration fee, $50 snack/milk fee and $35 technology fee) will be due at registration. 

The district offers reduced and free preschool tuition to families that qualify. If you would like to be considered for free or reduced tuition, please contact Jennifer Whitehead at (630) 545-3304. A follow-up interview will be conducted by CCSD 89 staff and some additional documentation may be needed.

About registration

Registration for kindergarten and other students who will be new to the district in the 2024-25 school year will open February 7, 2024. SnapCodes will be mailed to all families in March 2024, and registration will open for all new and returning families on April 3, 2024.

More information about registration is available at www.ccsd89.org/register

More information about CCSD 89 preschool is available at www.ccsd89.org/preschool

Posted: December 13, 2023