New Students: New students must enroll in person. All new students will need to attend onsite enrollment on either July 30th or July 31st from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Council Grove Jr/Sr High School commons.
Any students who move into USD 417 after July 31st will need to visit the office of the school the student will be attending to complete the enrollment process.
Returning Students: For returning students only, online enrollment will open up on July 6th and will end on July 24th. If you need assistance with the online enrollment tool between July 6th and July 24th, please contact the district office at 620-767-5192. Any returning students who do not complete the enrollment process online between July 6th and July 24th will need to attend the onsite enrollment at the CGJSHS Commons Area between 1pm and 7pm on July 30th or July 31st. In order to enroll as a returning student you will need a "snap code". These have been delivered via email to each student's primary contact. If you did not receive a snapcode for your student, please contact the district office at 620-767-5192.
Click Here to access the online enrollment form for returning students.
Free and Reduced Lunch Application: The application will be done online this year and will go live on July 1st. Click Here to fill out the online application.
Our goal is to make the enrollment process as convenient as possible while trying to collect all the information necessary to ensure your student has a successful start to the school year. Please ensure that students are enrolled by July 31st. If you have any questions, please contact the district office at 620-767-5192.
Enrollment Support - If you encounter any issues at all, or if you have any questions about the enrollment process, please do not hesitate to contact us for assistance at the USD 417 District Office (620-767-5192), at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by messaging the USD 417 Morris County Facebook page. We can guide you through every step of the enrollment process, and we can solve almost any issue you might have with the online enrollment forms, with your PowerSchool Parent Portal account, or with the RevTrak online payment portal. Should you encounter a technical issue outside of our scope, we can refer you to the appropriate product support team.
Other Enrollment Documents
Kansas Communities That Care (KCTC) Survey
Child Nutrition Program: Your child may be eligible to receive school meals at a reduced price or free. For information and applications click the links below Free/Reduce Lunch. If you are also interested in free or reduced price textbook fees please complete and sign form Form 3E of Confidentiality.
2020-2021 Fee Information
Reduced or waived fees may be available for students qualifying for reduced or free meals.
Please use the following fee information:
Preschool Enrollment Fees: $0
Grades K-12 Enrollment Fees: $75 (includes any consumable, textbook, activity, and technology fees)
(Additional fees may be charged for workbooks, periodicals, gym uniforms, etc.)
School Meals Information
Lunch and breakfast are served at each attendance center beginning the first day of school. We encourage parents/guardians to use the online application process for free/reduced meals, which can be completed during enrollment, or at any point during the year by accessing the link on the district website's homepage, but physical applications are also available for download above and at each school. You may also request that we mail an application to you.
Lunch prices: 2020-2021
Preschool - Grade 6 $2.60
Grades 7 - 12 $2.75
Student reduced $ .40
All Students - $1.60
Student reduced $.30
Students under 16 years of age must be in school under Kansas law. No pupil will be admitted to kindergarten who will not be the age of 5 by September 1. Birth certificates must be presented on enrollment. No pupil will be admitted to the first grade who will not be the age of 6 by September 1, unless that student attended kindergarten in the previous year. Any person entering Kansas schools for the first time must present a Kansas certification of immunization against Diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, measles (rubeola), meningitis, mumps, pertussis (whooping cough), poliomyelitis, rubella (German measles), tetanus, and varicella (chickenpox).
Council Grove Elementary 8:00 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Council Grove Junior Senior High School 8:10 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Prairie Heights Elementary School 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on Coronavirus and the Schools…..
1. Where can I get timely and accurate information about the coronavirus?
KDHE is updating a Question and Answer form on their website frequently. The following is the link to that document:
Staying up to date on the latest coronavirus information can help you feel empowered to take the right steps to protect yourself. Here’s a list of the most accurate and reliable sources you can trust.
US Department of Human Services
State Department of Health
World Health Organization
Our district has received information from Homeland Security about a malicious website pretending to be the live map for Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins University. Visiting the website infects the user with the AZORult trojan, which is an information stealing trojan designed to ex-filtrate a variety of sensitive data.
Be careful when clicking on websites for information!
2. Who is the County Health Officer, and does he/she have jurisdiction to close a school?
Currently, Dr. Daniel Frese is the Morris County Health Officer and Dr. Diana Katt is the Wabaunsee County Health Officer. State statutes do allow for the County Health Officer to close a school. Our school district will fully support the decisions of KDHE and our County Health Officials.
3. How long will our school buildings be closed?
Currently, the mandate has been signed for the schools to be closed through Sunday, March 29th. Randy Watson, the Kansas Commissioner of Education, has also strongly suggested that all schools close for this week. We will plan on resuming regular classroom schedules on March 30, 2020 unless otherwise advised.
4. Where should I look for school updates?
We will send updates through our parent notification system. If you need to update your contact information with us, please call the district office. Notices will also be posted on the USD 417 Facebook page, and local news stations will be contacted as well for closings.