Illinois students head back to school in August, but the reality is that parents need to prepare months in advance when it comes to physicals, immunizations, supplies and more
Find out everything you need to know about sending children back to school in Champaign-Urbana
It is a fact that back to school happens in August here in Champaign-Urbana, but reality tells us that parents have months of preparations to make sure they are ready for the first day of school when it arrives.
We have gathered everything you want and need to know about heading back to school in the fall right here.
Requirements for physicals vary based on what grade your child is entering. Here’s what you’ll need to know about school physicals to get your child ready for the 2023-24 school year. Your doctor will likely have a copy of the Illinois physical form at your appointment, or you can access it here.
Illinois state law says that the latest possible deadline a district may set for submitting a student’s required immunization records is October 15. However, some area school districts require that students going into Pre-K, kindergarten, grades 6 and 12 must submit the state-required immunization records as listed below before they will be allowed to start school in the fall. Check with your district to be sure of the date. All students who are new to a district in any grade will be required to provide complete immunization records.
One of the most annoying aspects of parenting is planning ahead for your family’s needs, but getting those back-to-school dental and vision exams on the calendar can make you feel more in control of your summer schedule. These examinations aren’t required for all grades in Illinois, and the first deadline coming up isn’t until mid-October.
Requirements vary based on what grade your child will be entering. Here’s what you’ll need to know to get your child ready to go back to school in the fall.
This article contains a listing of public school district start dates for communities in the Champaign County area, including Champaign, Urbana, Mahomet, Monticello, Fisher, St. Joseph, Rantoul and more.
If you’re new to the community, new to schooling for your child, or just need to register your child for school, we hope this article is helpful to you. We put this list together of public school registration dates and information for communities around Champaign County, focusing on Champaign, Urbana, Mahomet, and Rantoul. Other school districts’ information may be added throughout the season.
Save Money on Back to School in Champaign-Urbana: Free Supplies, Backpacks, Haircuts and Health Screenings
The list gets longer every year. Back-to-school haircuts, growing school supply lists, fees to register kids at school, new shoes and so much more … this might be one of the most expensive times of year to be a parent. Thankfully we have area partners who are coming together to support Champaign-Urbana area families during the back-to-school season.
Advice from a local expert for students starting their high school careers, by Sara Sanders.
Traditional school supply lists are already available on your school websites and you can venture into Target to find the bright yellow displays of supplies. But what about the things we KNOW you’re going to need sometime during the school year that you won’t find on a school supply list? Yep. This is a thing. And we have a list for it.