Online school registration has begun

     In preparation for the upcoming school year, the Unit 1 School District has set registration dates.
    On-line registration will be available for new and returning students beginning Monday, July 9. For links to on-line registration visit
    Parents who need assistance with on-line registration can attend walk-in registration on Thursday, July 19 from 8-10 a.m. and 4 to 6:30 p.m., and Tuesday, July 24 from 3-6:30 p.m.  Walk-in registration will be held in the cafeteria at Coal City High School, 655 W. Division St.
    Registration fees are $25 for pre-kindergarten, $40 for kindergarten to third grade, $45 for intermediate school, $55 for middle school and $60 for high school. A $30 milk fee also applies to students in pre-kindergarten and kindergarten.
    New students to the district can submit a pre-registration from on-line. Parents will then receive an e-mail with directions on how to create an account and submit the required registration forms on-line.
    New families will attend walk-in registration on the previously listed dates to provide proof of residency and to submit the following information: state of Illinois transfer form, original birth certificate, physical with proof of immunizations and a year-end report card from the students previous school.
    A child will not be allowed to start school until the district has received the proper physical and immunization forms. All kindergarten, sixth and ninth grade students must have completed their physical and have their immunization in progress by Sept. 4, or the student  will be excluded until this can be accomplished. Children in kindergarten, second and sixth grades require a dental exam by the state of Illinois and children entering kindergarten require a vision exam.
    In regard to cafeteria lunches, the daily prices for the 2018-2019 school year are $2.70 for students in kindergarten to third grade, $2.85 for students at the intermediate and middle schools and $3.10 at the high school.
    All fees can be paid online via EZ School Pay.