Kindergarten Information

  • For children who turn five-years-old on or before Sept. 1, Barrington 220 offers Standard Half-Day Kindergarten using a half-day model. Students will be fully educated according to Barrington 220's traditional curriculum and programming. This model prepares children for first grade and beyond. Parents have the option to state their preference for morning or afternoon kindergarten. Requests are granted upon space and availability.

    Morning kindergarten sections run from 8-10:40 a.m. and afternoon sections take place from 12:10-2:40 p.m. Wednesday is an early release day in Barrington 220 where students are dismissed approximately 30 minutes early in the afternoon section only. Dismissal on Wednesdays will take place at 2:10 p.m. Click here to watch an informational video about Standard Half-Day Kindergarten.

    In addition to Standard Half-Day Kindergarten, Barrington 220 offers four optional programs:

    • Kindergarten Enrichment 
    • Kindergarten Spanish Dual Language Program
    • Kindergarten Chinese Immersion Program
    • Kindergarten Chinese Immersion + Enrichment Program 
     

Registration

  • To register your incoming kindergartener please email the central registrar, Karen Jasonowicz, at kjasonowicz@barrington220.org or call 847-842-3512.

  • Request Pre-Registration Link (received after 2/2/21)
  • Kindergarten Handbook 2021-2022
  • Kindergarten Transfer Situation
  • Health Requirements for School Entry

Important Dates for 2021-2022

  • February 1, 2021
    Virtual Kindergarten Round-Up information session with your neighborhood elementary principal on Feb. 1 at 6:30pm  (Please fill out this form and you will receive a link to the zoom meeting prior to Feb. 1)

    February 2 - March 2
    Complete online pre-registration for 2021 kindergarten students (The link for online pre-registration will be emailed to you)

    February 3, 2021
    Chinese Immersion Program Virtual Parent Information Presentation @ 6:30pm
    (Please fill out this form and you will receive a link to the zoom meeting prior to Feb. 3)

    February 4, 2021
    ENGLISH: Spanish Dual Language Program Virtual Parent Information Presentation @ 6:30pm
    (Please fill out this form and you will receive a link to the zoom meeting prior to Feb. 4)

    February 9, 2021
    SPANISH: Spanish Dual Language Program Virtual Parent Information Presentation @ 6:30pm
    (Please fill out this form and you will receive a link to the zoom meeting prior to Feb. 5)

    May 2021
    Official District Online Registration Opens

    July - August 2021
    Student Registration Fees Due

    August 20, 2021
    First day of school for students grades 1-12

    August 24, 2021
    First day of school for students in Pre-K or Kindergarten