Join The Pride

  •  New Family Online Enrollment


    Greetings New Families! Online Sign-up for Kindergarten 2021-22 is Happening Now

    Here is where you can enroll your child onllne to Join the Pride of the School District of University City. We are currentlly enrolling kindergarteners. Enrolllment for new students in upper grades will begin later this spring.

    You may or may not know that the Lion is the District's official mascot. Our families and staff share the Heart of a Lion. When you join our Pride, you join a community with rigorous, modern and relevant instructioon where authentic relationships and strong connections matter. The sooner new kindergarten families register their children, the sooner they will begin to receive important communication from the superintendent and their school principals,  as well as critical information pertaining to the District's response to COVID-19. Also, new families who enrolll will receive a welcome packet as well as other ways to connect with U. City Schools families.

    To register first-time elementary children in the District, you will need to first look at the District's school boundaries to find your school

    There are different ways to sign your child up for Kindergarten depending on whether you are completely new to University City Schools, whether you already have older students in the district, or whether your rising kindergartener is currently enrolled in Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Center. 

    • For completely new families to SDUC: You must enroll your kindergartner. Enrollment means that you are providing documentation that you live in University City. Once you enroll your child, you will be given access to further register your child. Registration entails filling student information forms, such as medical information, emergency contacts, photo release permission, change of addresses, contact information, etc.
    • For families with older children in the District, but do not have their rising kindergartener attending Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Center: You must enroll your child through your existing Parent Portal account. Registration entails filling out student information forms such as medical information, emergency contacts, photo release permission, change of addresses, contact information, etc. To complete registration of your new kindergartner:
      • Log into the Parent Portal
      • Click on "Update Household Data" at the bottom of the menu on the left side.
      • Click "Edit" for the "Student Information" section
      • Look for the plus button in the lower-left corner that says "Add Student."
      • Click "Add Student" to add your Kindergartner to your family and then complete the registration process for that student. 

    • For families with children enrolled in Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Center: Your child will be manually enrolled into their respective kindergarten according to the District's elementary school building boundaries. You must then register your child through your Parent Portal accout. Registration entials filling out student information forms such as medical information, emergency contacts, photo release permission, change of addresses, contact information, etc.
      • Please register your child through your Parent Portal account.


    Enrollment Checklist

    Starting in the summer of 2020, parents are encouraged to enroll online at Services are available for parents or guardians unable to enroll online. Here is a checklist of what you will need to register online. It may be helpful to collect these documents before you begin the enrollment process.

    √ Child’s Birth certificate
    √ Child’s Immunization record
    √ Photo ID (parent or guardian) along with proof of guardianship if other than a custodial parent
    √ Occupancy permit (must list the name of parent or guardian and student)
    √ Two of the following are also requested for proof of residency and enrollment:
          ∆ Current unpaid utility bill (electric, gas, water, trash, sewer)
          ∆ Current lease
          ∆ Personal property tax receipt (previous year)
          ∆ Real estate tax receipt (previous year)
          ∆ Current paycheck stub identifying employee name and address (less than one month old)
          ∆ Voter registration card (current address) 
          ∆ Property deed

    To Enroll Online, go to

    This process will enable parents to complete both enrollment forms and required yearly registration forms. It will also put your family into the full District student database called SISK-12. Once in SISK-12, you will be set to receive critical communication from the District through the summer. The enrollment process can be done in either English or Spanish.

    If you have any questions, please email or call 314-290-4078.

    If You Lack Certain Documentation and/or Digital Access to Enroll Online

    Students may be eligible to enroll even if they are unable to provide all of the requested enrollment checklist documentation listed above. Families may also lack access or the ability to enroll online.

    Please contact the Office of Student Services at 314-290-4045 for further assistance.

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