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Registration Information

  • Our online registration has closed. If you need to register your student(s), please visit our Welcome Center or the Burnett Administration building to complete the registration process.


    Wecome Center (Quinton Heights Education Center)

    2331 SW Topeka Blv.

    Topeka, KS 66611

    Burnett Building

    624 SW 24th St.

    Topeka, KS 66611

    Registration Requirements


    Students registering for the first time must present appropriate "proof of identity" to the school principal. A scanned document can be submitted during the online registration process or proof can be shown at walk-in-registration or the first day of school.

    New enrollees in Head Start, preschool, kindergarten, or first grade must present a certified copy of:

    • the child's birth certificate or
    • the court order placing the child in the custody of the Secretary of Social and Rehabilitation Services.

    Age Requirements

  • Health & Immunization Requirements

    Students are required to provide certification of current immunization.

    Annual physical exams are required for participation in middle and high school athletics and cheerleading.

    See our Student Health Information for more details about these and other important topics.

    Other Information & Requirements

    In the case of a new student registering in grades 2 - 12, a certified transcript from the previous school attended is required. For more information, contact your child's school.

    Head Start children must meet federal income guidelines.

    For More Information/En Español

    Download our Back to School Basics flyer (pdf) for more information, including a school-year calendar.

    Important Dates This School Year

    The first day of school for grades K-6, 9 is Tuesday, August 16, 2016.

    The first day for Hope Street Academy High School and Capital City Schools is Tuesday, August 16, 2016. 

    The first day of school for grades 7, 8, 10-12 is Wednesday, August 17, 2016.

    The last day of school (preK-12) is Thursday, May 25, 2017 and is a half-day.

    Staff are on duty beginning August 10, 2016

    Winter recess is from December 21 through January 4. Students will not be in attendance from the end of the school day Tuesday, December 20 through the evening of Tuesday, January 3. Class resumes Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

    School Supply List

    Click here for All Elementary Schools  

    Haga clic aquí para obtener Todas Las Escuelas Primeria

    Click here for All Middle Schools

    Haga clic aquí para obtener Lista de Materiales de la Escuela Media

    School Hours

    • HPHS, THS, TWHS: 7:55 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • Hope Street: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    • Capital City: 7:30 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.
    • Middle School Hours: 7:50 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
    • Elementary Hours: 8:40 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.
        Fridays: 9:30 a.m. - 3:40 p.m. (except Friday, August 14)

    School Meal Costs