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2022-2023 Registration Information

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 - 12:30 pm-6:00pm

The state of Illinois requires a child to be five years of age on or before September 1, 2022, and reside in the Gardner school district. You will need to bring your child’s birth certificate and three proofs of residency.

The state of Illinois Health Examination Law requires all students entering kindergarten to have a health examination, a record of immunizations, an eye exam, plus a dental examination at the beginning of school in August.

If you are unable to attend or have any questions, please call the school office at (815) 237-2313


Supply Lists


1st Grade

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

4th Grade

5th Grade

6th-8th Grade


Registration Fees for the 2022-2023 school year:

EC/DK $75.00  Milk Fee $59.20

K thru 2nd Grade $75.00

3rd thru 5th Grade $99.00

6th thru 8th Grade $104.00

Fees are due no later than the first day of school.


PE shoes are required for all K-8 students

GGS has a pre-pay breakfast and lunch program. Breakfast cost is $1.50 and lunch cost is $2.60 a day. (Prices are subject to change) When sending in lunch money please be sure it is marked with your child’s First and Last name, if sending cash please have it in an envelope. We do have a free and reduced lunch program if you qualify. Please ask for details if you need assistance.

ALL 6th-8th Grade students will need a PE uniform to change into. You may purchase Blue Shorts and a White or Blue t-shirt. We will NOT be providing PE uniforms to purchase.

Kindergarten Students will need a School Physical, Immunizations, Dental Exam, Eye Exam, and a certified Birth Certificate to start school.

2nd Grade will need a Dental Exam to start school.

6th Grade will need a School Physical, Immunizations, and a Dental Exam to start school.

All 5th-8th Grade Students that are planning on participating in Sports will need a Sports Physical to even begin practicing for that particular sport. So. Wilmington GS will hold Sports Physicals Friday, June 10, 2022, 9am-12pm.