Elementary School Registration
Forms to Complete and Bring to Elementary School Registration
- 2012-2013 Registration Form.
- Emergency Health Information Form: An Emergency Health Information Form needs to be updated each year for each child. If your child has specific health concerns, we recommend that you schedule an appointment to visit with the school nurse at your child’s school. This can be done by calling the school office. For information related to immunizations; vision, hearing, and dental screenings; and other student health matters, please visit our Health Services page.
- 2012-2013 Photo Release Form. We ask for your permission to use your student’s image to promote the Davenport Community Schools. This may include uses from your student’s photo appearing on our district website due to a special achievement to your child being part of a group photo at an event that is being covered by local media.
- Parent Portal Acceptable Use Form. Please take a moment to fill out the Parent Portal use form if you haven’t already done so. Just bring the completed form to registration so you can receive your access code. Parent Portal is a secure web site that offers direct communication with your child’s teacher(s) and information that will help you track your child’s progress in school.
- Transportation Request Card. If your students are eligible for bus transportation, it’s important to fill out the Transportation Request Card form and return it to Durham Bus Company, 3640 Davenport Avenue by July 20, 2012. The same form is used for grades K-12.
Other Important Information
- 2012-2013 registration schedule
- School Supply Lists - School supply lists have been posted to the District website
- 2012-2013 Academic Calendar- Please note that Jefferson-Edison Elementary and the Children’s Village Pre-schools have slightly different calendars.
- Free and Reduced lunch applications will be mailed to each household prior to registration. One application may be submitted per household and the application must be completed each year. Completed forms may be submitted prior to registration to the District’s Food & Nutrition Services (FNS) Department, 1008 West Kimberly Rd., Davenport, IA by mail or dropped off at the FNS office between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. If you have not received a form in the mail by July 25, please call 386-4780.
- Information on Bussing and Transportation
- School Messenger offers parents the opportunity to receive important information via SMS text messages . This will not replace our current communications, however it is being offered as an enhancement. The District will only use this service to provide information that is timely and relevant. In order to participate simply text any one of the following words to the number 68453: subscribe, optin, yes. You’ll know you were successful if you receive the following reply message: you are registered to receive approximately 3 msgs/mo. Txt STOP to quit, HELP for help. You may repeat this process for any wireless number you wish to include. Please ensure that you have provided these cell numbers to the building secretary at your child’s school.
In addition to the requirements for all grade levels, we’d like to offer some additional information for your student at the elementary level which is different.
Elementary School Students (Prior to registration): Stepping Stones offers before and after school programs at some of our sites. The Stepping Stones programs offer a safe, fun, caring environment with enrichment activities geared to the elementary school students’ interests and abilities. Reading, math, arts enrichment, homework help and structured play activities that align with the Davenport Schools curriculum are offered. Additional information and an application may be found by visiting our before-school, after-school, and summer program page.
The Davenport Community Schools publishes Family & Community Learning Guides packed full of information for parents of students Kindergarten through Grade 5. Each grade-level guide helps parents understand what students should know by the end of that grade level. Included are ideas for fun activities parents can do at home with their children to strengthen specific skills and information about community resources. The Family & Community Learning Guides are available at your child’s school, on the main level of the Achievement Service Center at 1606 Brady Street or you may view the guides as PDFs by clicking here.
Additional resources include: