Back to School Information

Important Dates

August 3: E-Registration opens

August 9: In-Person registration in the HS commons 10a-6pm

August 11: Decatur County Back to School Night 5pm-6:30pm (Sponsored by Decatur County Public Health) in North Elem. gym

August 22: 4-6PM: Back to School Night (Meet the Teachers)

August 24: First Day of School (K-12)

August 31: First day of Pre-School

School Supplies

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Immunizations and Medical Information

All Students: at the start of the school year in Iowa all students are required to have an up to date record of immunization. The only exception is if there is a medical or religious exemption that has been notarized. Copies of up to date immunizations should be supplied to the school nurse on or before the first day of school.

Entering 3 or 4 Year Old PreK:  

  • Lead level test
  • Dental screening
  • Well Child physical 
  • Up to date immunization record prior to the start of the school year

Entering Kindergarten:

  • Dental screening
  • Vision screen- Vision screens can be no older than one year from school start date.  
  • Lead level
  • Up to date immunizations record prior to start of school year
  • Up to date well child physical 

3rd Grade: 

There is a required vision screening but no required dental screening. Vision screens can be no older than one year from school start date. 

7th Grade:

Up to date immunization including meningococcal vaccine and Tdap prior to first day of school

9th Grade:

Dental screen requirement (form needs to be returned to school by November 30) 

12th Grade:

Second dose of meningitis vaccine needs to be completed before school starts.

7th-12th Athletes:

All students participating in athletics (including cheerleading) must have an athletic physical. This must be submitted to the school before the first day of practice.