STEP 1: Apply for Screening Appointment:

  1. Complete an online application to attend a PFA screening form on the district website, see link below.
  2. The parent coordinator will call families with completed applications to schedule a screening.

PFA Screening Form (Eng)


STEP 2: Requirement to attend screening:

After parents are provided with a screening date and time, parents need to:

  1. Complete online registration for a new student on the district website:
  2. Bring below documentation into the home school between 10:00am-2:00pm:
  • Three [3] proofs of residency in District 89, which may include driver’s license, state ID, utility bill (gas, electric, cable), bank statement, W-2 Form, apartment or house lease, title, or mortgage documents. Letters from landlords are not accepted.
  • School physical exams/proof of immunizations are required when your child is new to District 89. All new students must also have a TB test with results.
  • Original Birth Certificates are required for all new students.


STEP 3: What to bring to screening session:

  • Your child / Our future student
  • If you are receiving the following public benefits, please provide documentation:
    • SNAP, TANF, WIC, Medicaid, CCAP
    • State identification card/License

Screening Dates:

Friday, January 18
Saturday, January 19
Wednesday, January 23
Friday, January 25
Monday, January 28

Time of Screening:

Scheduled appointments or walk-ins as available (may need to schedule)
If you have any questions please call the Early Childhood Department:
English 708-209-0276
Spanish 708-450-2460 x1119

Attending a screening does not guarantee placement into the Preschool For All program as there is a waiting list.