Back-to-School Information for 2021-22

  • We are so excited to welcome our students back for the 2021-2022 school year! Registration information, calendars, handbooks, and school supply lists will help start the year off right. 

    The first day of school for Crestview Elementary and Winnwood Elementary was Tuesday, June 15.

    The first day of school for all other schools is Monday, August 23.

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    Enrollment & Registration


    All NKC Schools families (new and returning) are required to complete the enrollment and registration process each year. Enrollment for new and returning families is now open. See all information here.


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    School Calendars & Events



    Kindergarten Round-Up

    Kindergarten Round-Up is a time for incoming kindergarten students and families to visit the building, meet staff members, and get acquainted. While Round-Up events are normally held in the spring, this year, all Kindergarten Round-Up will take place in August. We can't wait to welcome your family to our district in person at your child's future elementary school!

    • Briarcliff, Chouteau, Davidson, West Englewood: Thursday, August 12, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    • Chapel Hill, Gashland, Linden West, Meadowbrook, Oakwood Manor: Wednesday, August 11, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
    • Bell Prairie, Northview, Rising Hill, Fox Hill, Nashua: Wednesday, August 11, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
    • Gracemor, Lakewood, Maplewood, Ravenwood, Topping: Monday, August 16, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m


    Elementary Back to School Night for all grades is scheduled for Thursday, August 19. 


    Transition Camps

    Our 6th grade centers and middle schools host transition camps for incoming students each summer. This time provides an opportunity for incoming 6th and 7th graders to become familiar with their new school building, learn how to navigate changing classes, and meet other students. 

    • Eastgate: August 2-3 or August 4-5 from 9:30-12:30
    • Gateway: With the building currently under construction, an open house night for all families is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, August 17.
    • Antioch: August 2-3 (Session 1) and August 4-5 (Session 2) from 8:00-11:00
    • Maple Park: August 2-3 (Session 1) and August 4-5 (Session 2) from 8:00-11:00
    • New Mark: August 2-3 (Session 1) and August 4-5 (Session 2) from 8:00-11:00
    • Northgate: August 2-3 (Session 1) and August 4-5 (Session 2) from 8:00-11:00



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    School Supply Lists



    High school students will receive a list of supplies in their syllabus on the first day of class. 


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    As they are updated and become available, each school handbook may be found on individual school websites, under the For Families tab.


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    For More Information 


    All parents and guardians also receive district email newsletters with updates, celebrations and news every other week. For general questions, please feel free to contact NKC Schools via Let's Talk or email

    For further questions, please check your school's website or contact the school office. 

    Information regarding COVID-19 is available at

    Opt In to Text Messages

    Parents and guardians are encouraged to sign up to receive text alerts from their student's school and the district. To opt in, text YES to 67587. Text messages are used to provide inclement weather updates and important reminders, and can be opted-out at any time. 


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