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Kindergarten Information


Beginning at the start of the 2024-25 school year, Barrington 220 will offer FREE full-day kindergarten at all elementary schools, for children who turn five years old on or before Sept. 1. A half-day kindergarten option will still be available to families. Students will be fully educated according to Barrington 220's traditional curriculum and programming. This model prepares children for first grade and beyond. 

Full-day kindergarten sections will run from 8am-2:40pm. Half-Day Kindergarten sections will run from 8am-10:40 a.m. 


To register your incoming kindergartener for the 2024-25 school year, please email the Central Registration Coordinator for Student Information Services, Yazmin Aceves, at or call 847-842-3534. You can also find more information by visiting our Register a New Student section. 

complete the Pre-registration interest form

2024-25 Important Dates

Meeting times and zoom links to come!

Thursday Feb. 1, 2024
Kindergarten Round-Up (At your home elementary school)

Monday Feb. 5, 2024
Kindergarten Lab Program Round-Up (At Barrington High School)

Wednesday Feb. 7, 2024
Chinese Immersion Program Round-Up (zoom)

Thursday Feb. 8, 2024
Spanish Dual Language Program Round-Up (zoom)

Sunday, March 31, 2024
Deadline to complete kindergarten pre-registration form

Friday April 5, 2024 
Notifications will be sent to all K-Lab and language program families 

Optional Programs 

In addition to free Full-Day Kindergarten, Barrington 220 offers three full-day optional programs:

Photo of kindergarten student painting


Yazmin Aceves
Central Registration Coordinator for Student Information Services

Dr. Becky Gill 
Director of Elementary Education

Rebecca Wiegel 
Director of Language Programs