2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR
- Returning Student Registration Information
- New Student Enrollment/Registration Information
- 2019 Single-Site Registration
- Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Registration
Be sure to browse the links to the left for information about book rental and instructional fees, supply lists, transportation, and more.
- Returning Student Registration Information
Registration Information for Returning Students
PLEASE NOTE: Information in this area is still under construction and proposed 2020-2021 dates are subject to change pending restrictions due to COVID-19. As we move forward, any changes will be communicated to parents. Thank you for your patience!
Looking to register online?
Beginning on Monday, July 20, 2020, parents of all returning Duneland School students may register their children online using the Parent Access Portal. Thank you for your time in reviewing and editing this vital information regarding your student(s) for the schools.
Returning students that are transitioning to a new building will no longer need to provide proof of residency.
Returning students whose residence has changed within the district will need to attend single-site registration, unless proof of residency was provided to the school at the time of the move. If your current address does not match the address in your Skyward Parent Portal, you must provide proof of residency at single-site registration.
Please Note: If you are the parent of a current Duneland student and wish to enroll an additional student for the first time (for example, a kindergarten student), please log in to your Skyward parent account before completing the application. Look for the "New Student Application" button on the top left. This will help ensure that your new student account will be linked with your parent account.
Curricular fees are payable through Revtrak in your Skyward Parent Portal. Parents are encouraged to pay school fees online when registering. For grades K-6 online payments will also be available on Monday, July 15. Due to potential student schedule changes, online payments for grades 7-12 will be available beginning on Monday, Sept. 14. For individuals that must pay by check or cash will need to make arrangements to pay their fees at their child’s school. (School offices are scheduled to reopen on Monday, July 27, 2020.)
Fees for Curricular Materials & Instructional Supplies: Fees for the 2020-21 are not available at this time. They will be posted when the information is determined and approved by the Duneland School Board. Fees for middle and high school vary according to scheduled classes. Information and an application for free and reduced meals, free curricular materials and instructional supplies are available on the Duneland Schools website at www.duneland.k12.in.us.
Single-Site Registration - The Duneland Schools will have a single-site registration location for all NEW students and students whose residence within the district has changed since they last enrolled in school. On July 21 & 22, all NEW students entering any of the Duneland Schools must register their child(ren) in person at Chesterton High School. Parents will need to provide proof of residency (see required documentation below). Parents of NEW students may begin the enrollment/registration process by completing the online application on the Enrollment/Registration page of our website. Parents who are unable to attend the single-site registration should contact the school their child will attend for more information on completing the registration process.
NEW Kindergarten students whose parent/guardian attended Kindergarten Round-Up do not need to attend Single-Site Registration if they completed the New ‘Online’ Student Application, supplied all the necessary required documents at Round-Up and received an email with their Parent Access credentials. Please login to your Parent Access Portal on or after Monday, July 20 to review the student information and submit your child’s registration.
Proof of Residency (i.e. legal settlement) is required for all new students and students whose residence within the district has changed since they last enrolled in school. Acceptable documentation of legal settlement must include the parent/guardian name, student and parent/guardian’s current address on one of the following: a valid rental/mortgage agreement, current payroll stub, valid voter’s registration card, current monthly utility bills or a valid government issued ID.
Enrollment Requirements for NEW Students
New Students - For the 2019-20 school year, children enrolling in kindergarten must be five years old on or before August 1, 2019 unless granted an early admission waiver by the superintendent of schools. A birth certificate, not a hospital certificate, must be presented at registration.
For information about the minimum immunization requirements, visit the Duneland School Corporation Health Services site. Indiana Public Law 50 mandates that all children have their immunizations current before entering school in August. Parents of all students should review their child's immunization record now to make sure that they current with immunization requirements prior to entering school.Please contact your physician to update your child's immunization status or call the local health department. The Porter County Health Department conducts immunizations BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Additional information is available in this notice from the PCHD. You can contact the Porter County Health Department at 465-3525.
Which School Will My Child Attend?Please view our district attendance boundary map to help determine which elementary school your child will attend based on the location of your residence. You may also call our Transportation office at 983-3615 and give them your address for information on which elementary and/or intermediate school your child will attend. All students in grades 7-8 will attend Chesterton Middle School and grades 9-12 will attend Chesterton High School.Proof of Residency RequirementsProof of Residency (i.e. legal settlement) is required for all new students and students whose residence within the district has changed since they last enrolled in school. Acceptable documentation of legal settlement must include the parent/guardian name and student and parent/guardian’s current address on one of the following: a valid rental/mortgage agreement, current payroll stub, valid voter’s registration card, current monthly utility bills or a valid government issued ID.
Parents of new students, including Kindergarten students, may begin the registration process by completing the New Student Online Application. The New Student Enrollment Packet should also be completed and brought to the Single-Site registration (see information below), along with proof of residency and additional documents listed in the enrollment packet. Links to both the online application and enrollment packet can be found at the bottom of this page.
If you are registering after the school year has begun, please call the school(s) your student(s) will attend to arrange a registration appointment.
Out-of-district enrollment is closed for the 2019-2020 school year. For more information, please contact our district residency contact Connie Crowley at 983-3600 or firstname.lastname@example.org
*Click the link below to begin the application process:
New Student and Kindergarten Online Application
Please Note: If you are the parent of a current Duneland Student and wish to enroll an additional student for the first time (for example, a kindergarten student), please log in to your Skyward parent account before completing the application. Look for the "New Student Application" button on the top left. This will help ensure that your new student account will be linked with your parent account.
Frequently Asked Questions
Primary: Current lease or mortgage
Additional: Current utility bill, bank statement, payroll stub, insurance statement, voter’s registration card or driver’s license
Please contact Connie Crowley at the Duneland Administration Building (219) 983-3600.
You will need a letter from the homeowner stating you and your student(s) reside at their home. You will also need the homeowners proof of residency (see list above) In addition, a piece of mail addressed to yourself with the current address.
You will need to complete an Election to Attend form for approval. Custody paperwork and proof of residency is required for review. These forms are available on the Duneland website: Enrollment/Registration, Forms & Documents. Please print, complete and return to Connie Crowley at the Duneland School Corporation Administration Building before June 1, 2019. These forms are only valid for one school year.
If you reside in one Duneland attendance area and your childcare provider resides in another Duneland attendance area, you will need to complete a Childcare Transfer Request Form. This must be turned into the Duneland Administration building for approval. Please print, complete the form, and return to Connie Crowley at the Duneland School Corporation Administration Building, 601 W. Morgan Avenue, by June 1, 2019. These forms are only valid for one school year.
Please provide the school with your child’s birth certificate, social security card, immunization record and proof of residency. When applicable, Duneland School Corporation will request records for student(s) from their previous school.
Please contact Connie Crowley at the Duneland School Corporation Administration Building or 219-983-3600.
Curricular materials fee payments are not accepted at single site registration. Payments may be made at the school or online. If food service assistance is needed, please use this Food Service link or find the Food Service link under Programs and Services on the Duneland School Corporation webpage.