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District 158 schools start kindergarten registration on March 1

By Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (February 15, 2022) – For families with kids turning 5 on or before September 1, 2022, it’s nearly time for kindergarten registration in Lansing School District 158.

Lansing families that live north of 186th Street will send their child to one of three District 158 schools: Reavis, Coolidge, or Oak Glen.

The map below shows which areas of town are assigned to which school:

District 158
The red area attends Reavis, the blue attends Coolidge, and the green attends Oak Glen. Residents living south of 186th Street will attend a District 171 school. (Graphic provided)

Registration materials

Those registering children for kindergarten must bring the following, all of which must have a current address:

  1. The child’s original birth certificate
  2. One of the following:
    • Current real estate tax bill
    • Current signed lease (includes names of all residents)
    • Mortgage papers (Warranty Deed or Trust Deed)
    • Signed HUD I closing statement
  3. Two of the following:
    • Driver’s license or State ID
    • Illinois auto registration
    • Home/apartment or auto insurance papers
    • Most recent utility bill (gas, electric, cable, water — two such bills will be accepted) — no phone bills

Registration dates and locations

The kindergarten registration dates, times, and locations for each school are below:

Reavis — Tuesday, March 1

  • 9 a.m. – noon, and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • 17121 Roy Street, Door 1

Coolidge — Wednesday, March 2 (for last names beginning with A–L)

  • 9 a.m. – noon, and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • 17845 Henry Street, Door 2

Coolidge — Thursday, March 3 (for last names beginning with M–Z)

  • 9 a.m. – noon, and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • 17845 Henry Street, Door 2

Oak Glen — Thursday, March 4

  • 9 a.m. – noon, and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • 2101 182nd Street, Door 10

At registration, families will be given an appointment for their child’s kindergarten screening, which will be held between April and August.


Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.