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Frequently Asked Questions

When it comes to raising kids, questions come with the territory, and chances are, you’re not the first person to ask us! Check here for the answers to the questions we hear the most, and if you still need help, just give us a call; we’re happy to help.


How do I register my child for school?

Visit our Registration page for all the forms and information you need to register a child at one of our schools.

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What is the age requirement to enter kindergarten?

Kindergarten registration is available for children who are five years of age on or before July 31 of the calendar year of the school year for which the child is seeking admission.

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Do you have before- and after-school care available?

Yes. We offer KidsCare at our Springfield Elementary location. Students attending Westmont Elementary may ride the shuttle bus to and from Springfield. For hours, pricing, and program details, please visit our KidsCare page.

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Can I pay for my child’s meals online?

Yes. We have set up a convenient and secure system through e~Funds for Schools. For a nominal fee, you won’t have the hassle of sending in cash or checks to us. For more information about our meal programs, visit our Food Services page.

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How do I apply for the free and reduced price meal program?

Download a form from our Food Services page, or request an application from the district or school office. Return the completed application to your child’s school. We accept applications at any time throughout the school year.

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What is ParentWeb?

ParentWeb is one more way we communicate with parents and guardians. We encourage you to utilize this tool to stay informed of your son or daughter’s progress and grades at school, monitor attendance, and more. To activate your account, please contact the office at the school your child attends.

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How can I report bullying?

We do not tolerate bullying by anyone. If you see or suspect bullying, please report it to a trusted adult or utilize the Sarpy County anonymous TIPS Report Incident system.

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How do I make a donation to support the schools?

We rely on our community to help us fund our programs and enrich our students’ educational experiences. Visit our SPCS Foundation page to learn how you can donate and support our schools.

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Why are there so many late start and early dismissal days?

On Mondays, students begin class one hour later than the rest of the week. We use this time to meet as an educational community, conduct staff training, and attend to personnel needs. Twice a year we schedule early dismissal days to allow our teachers to begin parent-teacher conferences earlier in the day to accommodate parent and personal schedules. Other early dismissal days may occur prior to school holidays.

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