ONLINE ENROLLMENT SYSTEM AVAILABLE ON JULY 29
Parents can enroll students online, when and where it is most convenient for them and in just a few minutes. Parents will have the ability to enter the student’s enrollment information from anywhere they have access to the internet. The online enrollment system allows parents to pre-populate their child’s enrollment information and confidentially update emergency contacts and health information in real time anytime.
To access the online enrollment system, parents will need to log into their PowerSchool account through the PowerSchool Parent Portal (PPP). The Parent Portal grants parents access to their students’ class schedules, attendance records, health records, and grades. Additionally, PPP enables parents to verify household information, including their email address, home address and telephone numbers.
Parents and Students who live out of district who are wanting to attend Atchison County Community Schools will need to complete an application before enrollment will be allowed. The application can be found here.
The online enrollment system will go live on Monday, July 29th, 2019.
Powerschool will not be accessible for Parents and Students in order to prepare for enrollment.
It will be reactivated for online enrollment on July 29.
USD 377 ONLINE PAYMENT SYSTEM
Starting July 29th, the district will waive service fees for all online payments. This includes all school fees, including meals. Fees will be waived until August 10th.
During Walk-in Enrollment, parents will be given the option to pay for meals and fees using cash, check, or major credit/debit card. Enrollment will not be completed until ALL fees are paid.
SCHOOL SUPPLY LISTS
PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT WILL BE AUGUST 7th
All Preschool and Kindergarten student MUST enroll in person on Wednesday August 7th from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM at the Central Office, 306 Main St. Effingham KS. If you cannot attend enrollment on this date and time please contact the Elementary School after July 29th to schedule a time for enrollment.
NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT WILL BE AUGUST 5th
New Students MUST enroll on-site on Monday, August 5th from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. at the Central Office, 306 Main St. Effingham KS. Computers will be made available for parents to log into their PowerSchool Parent Portal and complete the E-Registration
Students residing in the USD 377 School District are eligible for enrollment. Whenever a child is enrolled in a district school for the first time, the parent/guardian is required to provide proof of residency. Students who reside outside the boundaries of the school district who wish to attend USD 377 must apply to the USD 377 school board for non-resident admission.
Students who do not reside within the boundaries of the district must be approved by the board each year in order to continue attending any of the attendance centers within the districts.
At the end of each school term teachers and building principals are asked to make recommendations on non-resident students to help determine whether or not a student shall be admitted the following year. The student's conduct, attitude and effort are the main items considered when applications are being reviewed for the following year.
The requirement for a child's first enrollment in a Kansas school is governed by state law and the school district cannot exercise any deviations from the law. In essence the law provides:
All students entering Kansas schools must follow Kansas laws for immunizations and inoculations (PDF).
Enrollment Eligibility Requirements
Whenever a child is enrolled in a Kansas district school for the first time, the parent/guardian is required to provide proof of the child's identity. "Proof of Identity" is defined differently for different grade levels.
A child enrolling in kindergarten or first grade:
A student enrolling in Grades 2-12:
NOTE: If proof of identity is not presented to the school district within 30 days after enrollment, written notice will be given immediately to a law enforcement agency. Upon receipt of the written notice, the law enforcement agency shall conduct an investigation to determine the identity of the child.