Topeka Public Schools USD 501

Enrollment Information

Enrollment Schedules

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Enrollment Requirements


Students enrolling for the first time must present appropriate "proof of identity" to the school principal.

New enrollees in Head Start, preschool, kindergarten, or first grade must present a certified copy of:

  • the child's birth certificate or
  • the court order placing the child in the custody of the Secretary of Social and Rehabilitation Services.

Age Requirements

To enroll your child in... ...your child must be this age on/before Aug. 31:
Head Start 3 or 4
Kindergarten 5
First Grade 6

Health & Immunization Requirements

Students are required to provide certification of current immunization.

Annual physical exams are required for participation in middle and high school athletics and cheerleading.

See our Student Health Information for more details about these and other important topics.

Other Information & Requirements

In case of a child enrolling in grades 2 - 12, a certified transcript from the previous school attended is required. For more information, contact your child's school.

During enrollment, all students are assigned a randomly generated number for record-keeping purposes.

Head Start children must meet federal income guidelines.