Admissions & Enrollment ProceduresEmporia Public Schools
If you need to enroll for 2016-17, come to Mary Herbert Education Center, 1700 W 7th Ave. We are open Monday-Friday, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm. Enrollment for 2017-18 will open after July 1, 2017.
If you are new to the district, come to Mary Herbert Education Center, 1700 W. 7th Ave. During June and July, we are open Monday – Thursday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm. Starting August 1, we are open Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.
The following information is required for new students:
- Birth certificate – kindergarten students must be 5 years old on or before August 31
- Immunization records
- Physical exam (within 12 months of school entry for kindergarten/anytime during school career for older students)
- Student records from previous school (Grade 1 and above)
2017-18 Online Enrollment Opens July 17
Students who will attend Emporia Public Schools for the first time in 2017-18 will enroll at Mary Herbert Education Center. During June and July, office hours are Monday – Thursday, 7:30 am – 4 pm. Starting August 1, office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm.
Children who will be 5 years old on or before August 31, 2017, are eligible to attend kindergarten in 2017-18. Emporia schools offer full-day kindergarten at all elementary schools. Please complete a Kindergarten Information Form (Spanish Form) and take it to Student & Family Resources at Mary Herbert Education Center, 1700 W. 7th Ave.
For all new students, please bring copies of:
- Child’s birth certificate
- Immunization records
- Physical exam completed since August 1 of last year
All returning students and any new students who are pre-registered will be notified of online enrollment procedures starting July 17, 2017. All K-12 enrollment will be done online from any location with internet access through August 2, 2017. Starting August 3, all enrollments must be completed in Student & Family Resources at Mary Herbert Education Center,
Elementary Attendance Centers & Boundaries
What elementary school do you attend?
A child’s elementary attendance center is based on a family’s home address. The district also has a K-8 charter school, Turning Point Academy, which has an open enrollment and application process. Print the Turning Point Academy application, or contact the school at 620-341-2455.
Requests to attend an attendance center in another neighborhood may be considered. Applications for 2017-18 can be submitted online. Deadline for requests is July 1 for the upcoming school year. More information is available from the Student & Family Resources Office, 620-341-2396.
Applying for Free or Reduced Meal Benefits
Paper applications for free or reduced-price meals are available at Mary Herbert Education Center, 1700 W 7th Ave., or the Food Service Department at Emporia High School, 3302 W 18th Ave., 620-341-2382.
Download printable application here after July 1. – Only one application is needed per household.
Online applications can be submitted during enrollment.
Submit completed forms to Mary Herbert Education Center or the Food Service Department at Emporia High School.
2017-18 School Supply List (Preschool – Gr 12)
Based on what we know the last week of June, school supplies will be provided for all PK- Gr 8 students at the start of school thanks to a donation from the First United Methodist Church and other organizations.
Student Health Information
- Medication Forms: Prescription Medication at School and Over-the-Counter Medication at School
Transportation Information for Parents : English | Spanish
2017-18 School Fees
No textbook rental or enrollment fees K-12
Required technology fee – Grades K-12 – $20 ($15 if reduced meal eligible; $10 if free lunch eligible) Unpaid technology fees from previous years. will be collected during enrollment.
Required activity fee – Grades 6-12 – $10
EHS Parking Permit – $25
Yearbook – EMS $15; EHS $55
2017-18 Meal Prices
Breakfast K-12 – $1.85
Lunch K-8 – $2.70
Lunch 9-12 – $2.90