New Student Information & Registration

 School Information

Lake Bluff Elementary School 
website: ​​http://es.lb65.org
350 West Washington
Lake Bluff, IL 60044
847-234-9405 
Margaret St. Claire, Principal 
Newsletter>>  
email: mstclaire@lb65.org 
Lake Bluff Middle School 
website: http://ms.lb65.org 
31 E. Sheridan Place 
Lake Bluff, IL 60044 
847-234-9407 
Nate Blackmer, Principal 
Newsletter>>    
email: nblackmer@lb65.org ​

School Report Card
For the Illinois Interactive Report Card, which provides detailed information about how District 65 students perform on Illinois' standardized tests, click here>> ​

School Tours
To arrange a tour of the school, please contact the school office:
Lake Bluff Elementary School:  847-234-9405
Lake Bluff Middle School:  847-234-9407

​Bus Transportation
Bus transportation is provided to all students in grades PK to 8 at no charge. Parents and families wishing to sign up for transportation can do so through the registration process.

The School Day
​Lake Bluff Elementary School:  8:05 am - 2:50 pm
Half-day kindergarten: 8:05 am - 11:05 am

Lake Bluff Middle School:  8:30 am - 3:30 pm

School Calendar ​
The school calendar, including holidays, vacations and early dismissals, can be accessed here>>.

Kindergarten Registration ​
Registration for children entering Kindergarten the following autumn is held each February. Specific information for each year’s registration is available on the District website in January.

Registration Information ​
For information on registration, visit the Registration page>>.

School Technology ​
Technology is an important part of each student's education. District 65 provides a laptop for every 5th through 8th grade student. Middle School students (grades 6-8) are provided the opportunity to take their laptops home for homework and research assignments. In Kindergarten through 4th grades, students use computers, laptops, iPads and various other technologies during the school day. 

School Supply Lists
To find lists of school supplies, click on the "Registration"  button at far left of the home page or click here>>.

Communications
Lake Bluff School District 65 is committed to ongoing communication with its stakeholders. When parents and families register their children for school, the District begins communicating with them using our School Messenger system. 

Volunteer Opportunities
Lake Bluff PTO>>
Alliance For Excellence educational foundation>> 

Community Links
Lake Bluff Park District>>  
Village of Lake Bluff>>
Lake Forest High School>> 
Lake Forest School District 67>>  
Lake Bluff Public Library>> 
Lake Forest Library>>

New Student Registration
Welcome to Lake Bluff School District 65!

We are excited that you have chosen to enroll your child in the Lake Bluff School District for the 2016 - 2017 school year!

There are several steps that you will need to take in order to get your child/ren officially registered for school.
 Step One:  Register Online using InfoSnap Pre-Registration Form
Our school district uses an online registration system called InfoSnap. You can fill out the registration form (one per student is required) by clicking here.

Step Two:  Provide The District With Paper Documentation
Prior to enrollment, each student must present evidence that s/he may attend school in the District.  

Requirements and actions that MUST be completed to establish residency:

  • Must present a certified or registered birth certificate for the student
  • Must present proof of residency within the District by providing three documents as listed below:
  1. Driver's License with home address in the District
  2. Home ownership title or deed
  3. Apartment lease
  4. Voter registration
  5. Utility bills (water, electric, gas) within the past three (3) months
  6. Automobile insurance with the home address in the District

Telephone and cable bills are not accepted as proof of residency.

These items of identification will be reviewed by the District employee interviewing the parents/guardians at the time of registration. A parent/guardian MUST complete the steps to verify residency prior to a child being enrolled. Please plan accordingly.

Anyone with a custody order seeking to enroll a student MUST present a court order, agreement, judgment or decree that awards or gives custody of the student to any person (including divorce decrees awarding custody to one or both parents).

You can find out more information about our residency policy by clicking here.

Step Three:  Officially Register & Pay Fees 
Once you have registered using the InfoSnap gateway AND provided the District with the documentation listed above, you will be sent a "Snap Code" to login to our online registration system. Here, you will provide us with more information about your child, electronically sign agreements regarding acceptable computer use, and pay all of your fees.  This step in the process should take around 30 minutes to complete if you have all of the information that is necessary to complete the registration.

 Step Four: Get Ready for School  
Once you have officially registered, you will want to come back to this page to get some additional information. Class schedules and teacher information will be available in the early part of August and information about bus routes will be available the week before school begins. Follow the links below for information that is important for you to know:

School Calendar
School Supply Lists

 Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact one of the people listed below:
 Lake Bluff Elementary School:  Margaret St. Claire, Principal
 Lake Bluff Middle School:  Mr. Nathan Blackmer, Principal
 Special Education/Student Services:  Dr. Kevin Rubenstein, Director of Student Services
 General Questions:  District Office (847-234-9400)
 PTO (Parent/Teacher Organization):  Visit the PTO website
 The Alliance:  Visit the Alliance website

Information last updated on January 5, 2016
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