Kindergarten Online Registration Open 2022-2023

If you have a child who will begin Kindergarten next fall…

Lincoln Public Schools is using an online student registration system for kindergarten enrollment. This online tool is now OPEN. Click here to start Kindergarten Online Student Registration .

Once on the LPS web page, you will see this button to begin.     

  • A family brand new to LPS should go to LPS website, click on the “Enroll your student for school” button and follow the appropriate links.
  • An existing LPS parent/guardian wanting to enroll a new child can log into their ParentVUE account and click the Online Registration button in the upper right-hand corner to get started.

Please call us if you have any questions at 402-436-1169. Ask for Chris.

Here are some helpful facts:

  • Children with birth dates of 10/16/2016 – 7/31/2017 are eligible to begin kindergarten next fall (2022-2023).
  • Notification letters for students who completed an Application for Special Attendance Permit (to attend a school different from their home school) will be emailed by Student Services by the end of January or early February.
  • A registration booklet will be available to families. Check back later for documents such as Physical Exam, Vision Evaluation etc.

Kindergarten families who need to hand in paperwork, or those needing assistance with online registration can stop by the Zeman office between 7:30 am and 4:00 p.m. or call 402-436-1169.

Kindergarten tested dates are students with birth dates between 8/1/2017 – 10/15/2017. Starting 3/31/2022, Testing applications can be found on the district website by clicking here. Follow the instructions listed in section “Kindergarten Assessment Testing”.

District Information on kindergarten can be found here.

First day of school is Monday, August 15, 2022.

Check List

This is a quick check list of items that Zeman needs before your student starts kindergarten this fall.  All documents can be faxed to 402-458-3108, emailed to cdlouhy@lps.org (Chris Dlouhy – Registrar) or brought into the Zeman School Office between 7:30 am – 4:00 pm.

Click here for online forms such as Physical Exam, Vision Evaluation etc.

Kindergarten Item Check List
Online Registration or Census Sheet
Certified Birth Certificate (You can keep original and office will make a copy of it.) (You can also take a photo of it and email the registrar at cdlouhy@lps.org).
Current Immunization Record
Online Registration or Health History Form
Proof of Dental Examination
Physical Examinations Requirements
Vision Exam
Online Registration or Parental Acknowledgement of Instructional Technologies in LPS Elementary Classrooms (Authority to use computer at Zeman)

New 3/16/2022Kindergarten First Day Welcome Letter

New 3/31/2022 – In accordance with Nebraska statute, students may enter kindergarten if they turn five years of age on or before July 31. However, if your child was born between August 1 and October 15, 2017, they are eligible to participate in an assessment conducted by Lincoln Public Schools to determine possible early entrance to kindergarten.

You can complete an application online below starting March 31, 2022. A certified copy of the student’s birth certificate issued by the state in which the child was born, or other reliable proof of the child’s identity and age, (passport, Visa, or Permanent Resident Card) is required. Kindergarten Testing

New 4/12/2022 – Kindergarten Jumpstart will be July 26-27. Click here for Kindergarten Jumpstart flier.