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Kindergarten Enrollment

Kindergarten Online Registration 2018-19 School Year

Steps for Enrollment Procedures for New Students/Families to the Odessa R-VII School District

A parent in the household where the student primarily resides can complete the online registration using the Parent Portal in place of most of the paper forms used in previous years.   New students to our district (Kindergartners are considered new students) will need to provide; proof of residency, state birth certificate, social security card and immunization records to be scanned at the building your child is going to attend.

*Children entering Kindergarten for 2018-19 must be age 5 on or before July 31, 2018.

Step 1:  Call McQuerry Elementary at 633-5334 to set up your screening appointment. We will start taking appointments on March 1st, 2018. Kindergarten screenings will be held the week of April 16 - 20, 2018, at McQuerry Elementary.

Step 2:  You will also need to provide basic information at the time of your screening so we can get your family enrolled in our Parent Portal.  You will need to go to the Quick Registration Form on our web page at:  Quick Enrollment Form.  Please complete as soon as possible.  

Step 3:  Once your Quick Registration is approved, an email will be sent to you that will include the username and password for your new account.  (This will not be emailed to you right away).  Your username will be the email address provided by you.  To log into the Parent Portal you can go to our SIS Parent Portal Link. Please go ahead and log in once you receive this information and be sure to save your login information.  You will need this information to complete the enrollment process in August. If you have multiple email addresses please decide which email address you will use for school contacting purposes and stick with that one address for all school forms/notifications.

Step 4:   Kindergarten Information Night is scheduled for April 5th, 2018, in the McQuerry Elementary Gym starting at 6:00 pm.  Families will take a tour of the building, experience a Kindergarten classroom, and take a bus ride.

Step 5:  Attend your screening appointment and bring the following:

  • Proof of residency:  Please provide one of the following options; a) Utility bill: gas, electric or water only, less than 30 days old in the name of parent/guardian (no final or disconnect notices) b) Rental/Lease Contract (signed by landlord and dated within the past year) c) Mortgage Contract (signed by mortgage company and dated within the past year).  
  • Child’s birth certificate
  • Child’s social security card
  • Child’s immunization record   
  • It is recommended that all incoming students complete a vision screening.  MISSOURI EYE EXAM FORM FOR SCHOOL

Step 6:  When you receive notification in August that online enrollment has opened, you will log into your Parent Portal and click on the pink “Online Registration” tile and proceed with your family and student information as required.  If you are unable to complete the online enrollment, we will have computers available for you and staff members that can assist with any questions during the August 9th, 2018, Open House at McQuerry Elementary from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

**An email address is required for Parent Portal access. Gmail is preferred but not required.  If  you do not have an email account staff members will be available to assist you in creating a free gmail account.