Duneland Schools will begin registration for the 2013-14 school year on Aug.
A new student information management system will allow Duneland Schools to
offer online registration. During this first year, registration will be
completed via the computer at your childís school building.
Please be aware that you will be asked to update your online family access
accounts as well as updating/verifying your studentís information at
registration. Access information will be mailed to you soon. Please watch
for this important information and bring it with you to registration.
The first day of classes for all Duneland students is Wednesday, Aug. 21,
Elementary and Intermediate School students will register in their
respective buildings on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 5 and 6 from 1-3 p.m. and
Chesterton Middle School students will register by grade level. Seventh
grade students will register at the school on Monday, Aug. 12 from 1-3 p.m.
and 6-8 p.m. Eighth grade students will register at the school on Tuesday,
Aug. 13 from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Students who are unable to register on
any of the above dates will be enrolled on the first day of school.
Book rental fees for the 2013-14 school year are Kindergarten/$143; grade
1/$170; grade 2/$144; grade 3/$153; grade 4/$140; grade 5/$147; grade
6/$143; and the middle and high school fees vary according to scheduled
Information and applications about free textbooks, instructional materials
and supplies will be available for pick up at registration.
Parents/Guardians should acquire the application for such assistance at
registration. Parents must file with each school no later than Sept. 6.
Chesterton High School students will register on the following days:
Freshman and Sophomore Registration -- Monday, Aug. 12, 2013
Freshmen 8:00-9:30 a.m. A-L
Freshmen 9:30-11:00 a.m. M-Z
Sophomores 12:30-2:00 p.m. A-L
Sophomores 2:00-3:30 p.m. M-Z
Junior and Senior Registration -- Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013
Juniors 8:00-9:30 a.m. A-L
Juniors 9:30-11:00 a.m. M-Z
Seniors 12:30-2:00 p.m. A-L
Seniors 2:00-3:30 p.m. M-Z
CHS registration will be closed from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each day. If CHS
students are unable to register at the time designated for his/her grade
level, they may register at Open CHS Registration on Wednesday, Aug. 14,
from 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Proof of Residency (i.e. legal settlement) is required for all NEW students
and any student whose residence within the district has changed since they
last enrolled in school. Acceptable documentation of legal settlement must
include the student and parent/guardianís current address on a valid
rental/mortgage agreement AND one additional document, such as a current
payroll stub, a valid voterís registration card, copies of current monthly
utility bills or a valid government issued ID.
All Duneland School Corporation students will be required to provide
documentation of the immunization requirements.
2013-2014 New School Immunization Requirements
Changes for the 2013-2014 School Immunization Requirements are as follows:
• Students in grades K-12 are required to have 2 Varicella (chickenpox)
vaccines. This is a change for students in grades 3, 4 and 5
• Parent documentation of chickenpox history is acceptable for students in
• Physician documentation of disease history is required for students in
If you have any questions about these changes, contact your studentís school
For the complete 2013-2014 School Year Immunization Requirements, go to the
Duneland School website at
If you have any questions about the new immunization requirements, contact
your school nurse.
Hot Lunch Program
Hot lunch prices: Single hot lunches for elementary and intermediate
students will cost $2.25 per day; middle and high school $2.45 per day and
adults $3.10 per day. Additional milk is 50Ę per half pint. Breakfast prices
for elementary/intermediate students will cost $1.35 per day; middle and
high school $1.50 per day and adults $1.75 per day. Reduced fees are 30Ę for
breakfast and 40Ę for lunch.
Free and Reduced Lunches
Important Update: There is NO need to fill out an application if you are
currently using the food stamp program or TANF. If at any time DURING the
school year you apply for food stamps or TANF and are approved, you MUST
fill out an application and submit it completed and signed. Your children
will be automatically certified to receive FREE Breakfast and Lunch at that
You will only need to fill out one application per household listing all of
your children who are students at Duneland Schools. You can turn this
application in at any Duneland School Corporation location. Apply early so
that your children can start school already approved for free or reduced
Students can receive a free or reduced meal from any lunch line at all
All Duneland students who live outside the established walking boundaries of
their respective schools will be bused to and from school. Bus routes will
be posted at registration and a driver will be available to answer questions
in each building. Check with neighbors for approximate bus pick up times.
Buses will arrive at the respective buildings approximately 15 minutes
before school begins.
CHS Parking Permits
Students are encouraged to use the school buses, to carpool, and to drive
only when essential. Students allowed to drive must present their current
driverís license and completed registration form in order to purchase a
parking permit. Parking permits are $10 and may be purchased at
registration. Parking Permit Registration Forms may be downloaded by
visiting the Corporation website at
Early Dismissal Days
All Duneland students will have early dismissals on the following days:
Thursday, Sept. 12, Wednesday, Oct. 2, Wednesday, Nov. 6, Thursday, Nov. 7,
Thursday, Dec. 5, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, Tuesday, April 8 and Wednesday,
School dismissal times will be: Elementary at 1:45 p.m.; Intermediate at
1:35 p.m., CMS at 2:25 p.m. and CHS at 2:10 p.m.