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K-12 Enrollment (New / Returning Families)

 
If you are a family new to the school district, or if you are returning to the district, you must visit the EJH Beard Administration Center to enroll your student(s).

EJH office hours:   Monday- Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

The center can register students on a walk-in basis but prefers if an appointment is made.  Please call 641-792-5809 to make an appointment.  Registration takes about 30 minutes to complete.

Required:

  • Photo ID (of parent/guardian)

  • Proof of address (please see list of accepted documents below)

  • Student’s immunization records

  • Student’s birth certificate

  • Any custody/guardian documentation required

Accepted address verification documents:

  • Utility Bill or Confirmation of Services (within the last 60 days)

  • Lease or notarized statement from landlord

  • Purchase Agreement

  • Mortgage Statement

  • Jasper County Assessors - print copy of web page verifying property ownership

  • Property tax statement

  • Vehicle registration

  • DHS Paperwork

  • Shelter Stay Verification

If you are residing in another person’s home, please provide a notarized statement from that person stating you and your child(ren) are living there, including their name and address, as well as one of the above approved address verification documents in their name.

Children entering kindergarten must be five years old on or before September 15 of the school year. Children entering first grade must be six years old on or before that date. Parents or guardians must be present at the time of enrollment to furnish the child’s birth certificate or other proof of birth.

State law requires that all students enrolling in Iowa schools furnish a certificate of immunization for diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, measles, rubella and hepatitis B. Meningitis vaccination is required for students in 7th - 12th grades.  Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) vaccination is only required for children entering preschool. In addition, students who have lived in a country other than the United States within the past calendar year must provide proof of tuberculosis status before attending schools. 

District Office | 1302 First Avenue West | Newton, Iowa 50208 | Phone: 641.792.5809 | Fax: 641.792.9159