Dodge City Public Schools

USD 443

Excellence - Equity - Excitement

First Stop Enrollment Center

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    2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration

    2017-2018

    Kindergarten Registration

    March 22-April 21, 2017

    Call to schedule an appointment beginning March 1st, 2017

    (620) 471-2117

    (Closed March 13-17 for Spring Break)

    Students must turn 5 on or before August 31st, 2017 to attend kindergarten in the 2017-2018 school year in the State of Kansas.


    First Stop Enrollment Information

     

    Welcome to USD 443

    Dodge City Public Schools 

    First Stop Enrollment Center

    All students, grades K-12 who are new to USD 443 must register at First Stop Enrollment Center. Students grades K-5 choose 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice schools. (Assignment will be made at time of registration.)  If space is not currently available at your school choice, students will be assigned to an available school and placed on a waiting list for your 1st choice school.

    6th-8th Grade Placement:

    Students new to the district, will be assigned to a middle school based on available classroom space at the time of enrollment. Consideration for placement shall include maintaining a balanced enrollment between the two middle schools and the placement of K-5 siblings. 

    Current USD 443 students will be assigned to a middle school from the feeder schools as follows:

    Comanche Middle School: Beeson, Central, Ross, Soule and Wilroads Gardens.

    Dodge City Middle School: Linn, Miller, Northwest, Sunnyside.

     


    First Stop Enrollment Center is located in The Learning Center (click for more info) at 308 W. Frontview Rd. Dodge City, KS   (Next to Water's True Value)

     

    Phone: (620) 339-4818 or 227-1763  Fax: (620) 227-1764

    Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM  and Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM  (No appt necessary; the last enrollment of the day will be taken at 4:30 Mon-Thurs. and 3:30 on Friday)

    Important Note: Students MUST BE 5 years old ON or BEFORE AUGUST 31, 2016, to attend kindergarten for the 2016-2017 school year in the State of Kansas.


     

    Please bring the following documents to First Stop at time of registration: 
     
    • Birth Certificate*
    • Immunization Record 
    • Social Security Number (Optional)
    • A physical is required for students under the age of 9 or those enrolling for the first time *or other acceptable form of identification

    A parent or legal guardian must be present.

    kdheks.gov/immunize/schoolInfo.htm     

    SEE KDHE WEBSITE (link above) FOR REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS

     


                                  

           Following are some of the services available at 1st Stop:     

    • Transportation (Bus) Applications
    • Free/Reduced Lunch Applications
    • Request records from previous school, including Special Education records
    • School Supply Lists 
    • USD 443 calendars
    • Lunch/Breakfast Menus
    • Student Health Insurance Information 

             https://www.hsri.com/K12_Enrollment/Main/default.asp

             http://www.kancare.ks.gov/

    • Uniform Information for Dodge City Middle School & Comanche Middle School
    • Migrant Program Referral Forms
    • Birth Certificate Applications available for every State
    • Guardian/Parental Consent Forms (notary)
    • DCHS Course Catalogs (also available on-line)   
    • Pay School Fees      

              

     


    Please call (620)339-4818 or (620)227-1763 for more information.
    First Stop Fax Number: (620) 227-1764

    Email  wilson.samantha@usd443.org   for FIRST STOP ENROLLMENT information

           

     

     

       

     

    USD 443 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, military status, primary language, and/or disability.  This non-discrimination policy applies to admission, employment, programs, activities, and providing equal access to Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the Career and Technical (vocational) and/or other educational programs of the school.

     

     

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