Registration Information for Returning Students

  • Returning Students -

    Registration Information for the 2019-2020 school year will be coming soon.

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 Requirements
    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 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.

    Enrollment Process

    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 child(ren) will attend to arrange a registration appointment.

    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.

    Download the New Student (including Kindergarten) Information Packet