LGS is pre-registering kindergarten students for the 2023-2024 school year!  

Age requirements: Children who are residents of the district and turn 5-years-old on or before September 1, 2023.

Pre-registration: Kindergarten Pre-registration begins on Monday, February 6th.  Click here to fill out the pre-registration form.

Schedule screening: After you pre-register, call Lincoln Grade School at 309-444-2326 to set up an appointment. Screening will take place on Thursday, April 27 & Friday, April 28.

Documents required to pre-register:  These can be dropped off at the LGS office after you have filled out the pre-registration form above.  Office hours are M-F from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 

  • Original Birth Certificate

  • 2 Proofs of Residency

  • Medical Requirements:

    • IL Eye Exam

    • IL Dental Exam

    • Physical with updated immunizations

Examples of Proofs of Residency

(Provide Office with 1 POR from Category 1 and 1 POR from Category 2 OR 2 POR from Category 1)

Category 1

  • Mortgage Document (Homeowners)

  • Current Lease (signed and dated - must include contact phone number for landlord)

  • Property Tax Bill (most recent) Policy

  • Most recent gas, electric or water bill listing current address

Category 2

  • Driver’s License or State Identification card

  • Vehicle Insurance Card with address

  • Home/Rental Insurance

  • Paycheck or pay stub