2018 - 2019 Kindergarten Registration

  • If your child currently attends the Pre-K Program at Parrish School:

    You will register your child online via computer with the Parent Portal access. You can do this at home or at any of the schools. Your child does not need to be screened. Online registration begins Monday, April 23, 2018.


    If your child currently attends Carbondale Head Start:

    Your child must live within District 95 and be at least 5 years old by September 1, 2018.  You will need to bring the following items to registration (this date has not yet been determined):

    • Illinois school physical form, immunization records
    • 3 proofs of residency (lease, mortgage, property tax forms, and two utility bills)
    • Child's legal birth certificate (not a copy)

    Your child does not need to be screened.


    If your child does not attend the Parrish School Pre-K Program or Carbondale Head Start:

    You will need to call Parrish Elementary School at 618-457-5781 to schedule an appointment to have your child screened and to complete registration forms. The screening dates available are as follows:

    • April 17, 2018, during school hours
    • April 25, 2018, 4:30-6:00 P.M.
    • May 10, 2018, during school hours
    • May 21, 2018, 4:00-6:00 P.M.


    For more information about Kindergarten registration, please call 618-457-5781, ext. 2300, or email aweber@ces95.org.



2018 - 2019 Returning Student Registration

  • Returning Student Registration for the 2018-2019 School Year:

    This year CES95 will register all returning students for the upcoming school year via computer. Online registration will open for all returning students on Monday, April 23, 2018. Your parent portal access information will be emailed to you on April 23. If you cannot access your email or your email address has changed, please contact your child's school.

    With Parent Portal access, you can register your returning student for the 2018-2019 school year at home (24/7) or at any of the schools from Monday, April 23, 2018-May 18, 2018, as follows:

    • Parrish School, 8:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M., Monday-Thursday
    • Thomas School, 8:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M., Monday-Thursday
    • Lewis School, 8:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M., Monday-Thursday
    • Carbondale Middle School, 8:00 A.M.-6 P.M., Monday-Thursday

    Assistance is available at any of the schools during the hours listed above.

    Arabic and Spanish translation is available at:

    • Lewis School on Tuesday, April 24, and Tuesday, May 1, from 3:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.
    • Thomas School on Thursday, April 26, and Thursday, May 3, from 3:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.



    Click here to access the Tyler SIS Parent Portal.



2018 - 2019 New Student Registration

  • In-person Registration for new students to District 95 (and for returning students who did not pre-register in the spring of 2018) will be held at each of the attendance centers on date TBD from 9AM - 3PM as follows:


    • Grades K - 1: Register at Parrish School, 121 N. Parrish Lane, 618-457-5781
    • Grades 2 & 3: Register at Thomas School, 1025 N. Wall Street, 618-457-6226
    • Grades 4 & 5: Register at Lewis School, 801 S. Lewis Lane, 618-457-2632
    • Grades 6 - 8: Register at Carbondale Middle School, 1150 E. Grand Avenue, 618-457-2174


    Please note, that Pre-Kindergarten students must be at least 3 years old by September 1, 2018.  Likewise, Kindergarten students must be at least 5 years old by September 1, 2018.

    What to bring to registration:

    1. Three proofs of residency are required for all new students, including returning students who did not pre-register online. Proofs of residency must be current and must show the parent/guardian's name and address. Examples of acceptable forms of proof of residency include current rental/lease agreement, gas bill, electric bill, landline phone bill, cable bill, home ownership title/deed, current auto/home insurance.

    2. Original birth certificate.

    3. Transcript of grades and withdrawal papers from previous school and/or address/phone number of previous school so that we might request records on your behalf.

    4. Copy of most recent IEP (if applicable).

    5. Physical examination and immunization record. Illinois state law requires that all students in public or private schools must have on file in school a complete physical examination form and complete immunization record with the month-day-year each immunization was given. Students entering Illinois schools from out of state must have a physician signed, Illinois physical examinaiton form on file which has been performed within the last year.

    If you have any questions about registration, please feel free to call the school your child will be attending beginning July 31, 2018, or the District Administrative Center at 618-457-3591, ext. 2101.

Contact Us

  • CES95 Administrative Center

    925 S. Giant City Road

    Carbondale, IL 62902

    t: (618) 457-3591

    f: (618) 457-2043

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