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Now Enrolling NEW PreK-Grade 8 for Fall 2020


Registration for returning preschool and new preK-8th grade students can be picked up Monday-Thursday from 10:00am-1:00pm at 


501 Katherine Dunham Place

East St Louis, IL 62201


Update for students RETURNING to District 189 for the 2020-2021 school year. Due to transportation changes, COVID concerns, and immunization requirements, we will be asking you to UPDATE your student's records through the online portal listed on our website. We will announce when the online portal is open. There is no packet for you to pick up. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. 
NEW students enrolling in the District should complete a packet and gather all necessary documents including updated physical and immunization records. The packet is on our website. ONLY NEW students need to complete an enrollment packet. Hold on to the packet until an announcement has been made regarding when we are back open. Check the website for updates. 

If you have questions regarding returning students, please text 618-249-4443 or email for new incoming K-8th grades or for new 9-12th graders.


To view the enrollment packet, CLICK HERE. To complete registration, the following documents are needed:

1. Child Identification: Original State Certified Birth Certificate 

2. Parent Identification: Valid Driver's License, Valid State ID or Valid Voter's Registration Card

3. Two Proofs of Residency: Current utility bill for gas, water or electric; signed deed, occupancy permit with your name on it

4. Current Health Records: State of Illinois Physical Examination Form including all immunization information; dental exam; eye exam (by eye doctor)


Kindergarten registration only: Student must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2020.