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Enrollment Dates and Times
Age Requirements
The requirement for a child's first enrollment in a Kansas school is governed by the state law and the school district cannot exercise any deviations from the law.
• A child must be 5 years of age on or before August 31 of the current year to enter kindergarten.
• A child must be 6 years of age on or before August 31 of the current year to enter the first grade.

Entrance Requirements
If you are entering Derby Public Schools for the first time, you will go to your new school to enroll. It is essential you bring the following items with you:
Birth Certificate - If a birth certificate is not available, schools will accept a hospital certificate of birth, a visa or passport, a certified transcript from another school district or a court order that shows the birth date and places the student with Department for Children and Families. Students may enter kindergarten if they will be five years old on or before August 31, 2017. Students may enroll in first grade if they will be six years old on or before August 31, 2017.
Proof of Address - Please bring something that verifies your home address. This could include a rental receipt, lease agreement, gas/electric bill or a mortgage payment stub. At the high school level, proof of address may only be presented in the form of a utility bill.
Health Exam - A current health exam is strongly encouraged for all students. Consult your health care provider to obtain and complete a health examination. Return this information to the school nurse.
Immunization Requirements - Official/valid immunization documentation is required by law. The official exclusion day for non-compliance of immunizations is November 9, 2017.



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New Student Enrollment Dates/Times:
If you are new to Derby Public Schools, please visit your attendance center during your scheduled enrollment times below. If you are applying for free or reduced lunches, applications can be found HERE.

All Elementary Schools:
- Monday, July 24 (8:00AM-3:00PM) 
- Tuesday, July 25 (12:00PM-7:00PM) 

Derby Middle School and Derby North Middle School:  
- Tuesday, July 25 (7:30AM-4:30PM) 
- Wednesday, July 26 (10:00AM-7:00PM) 

Derby High School: 
- Tuesday, August 1 (10:00AM-6:30PM) 
- Wednesday, August 2 (9:00AM-4:00PM) 

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