614 E Adams St
Jackson, MO 63755
(573) 243-9501

Jackson R-2 Open Kindergarten Enrollment is typically held in the Spring. Please continue to check this web page for the specific date. You will go to the elementary school for your specific attendance area. The seven schools are listed below. If you are unsure which attendance area you reside in, click here to check your address, or call our transportation department at 573-243-9507.

We encourage incoming kindergarten students to join their parents at the building on enrollment night for fun activities!

*If you have missed the open enrollment night, don't worry!  Our enrollment process is also available online through the Parent Portal.  For more information on enrolling, click here.

Requirements for enrollment are:

  1. A child must turn 5 before August 1, 2020 in order to be eligible to enroll in kindergarten
  2. Parents/Guardians must live within the Jackson R-2 attendance area.
  3. At the time of enrollment, you must have:
  • child's official birth certificate (or passport, visa, hospital record)
  • immunization record (must be provided before child can attend)
  • social security number (card) (provision of SSN is voluntary, the school district uses the SSN to determine Medicaid eligibility for direct services)
  • parent/guardian photo ID
  • proof of residency (acceptable proofs are:  utility bill/agreement, rental agreement/receipt, property tax statement for the residence, real estate contract).

Click here to see the flyer for Kindergarten Enrollment 2020-21.

Our district's seven elementary schools are:

  • South Elementary, 1701 S. Hope, 243-9575
  • North Elementary, 10730 State Highway W, 243-9590
  • Orchard Drive Elementary, 1402 Orchard Drive, 243-9555
  • Millersville Attendance Center, 377 State Highway B, 243-9585
  • Gordonville Attendance Center, 653 State Highway Z, 243-9580
  • East Elementary, 455 N. Lacey, 243-5271
  • West Lane Elementary, 338 N. West Lane, 243-9565

If you have any questions regarding enrolling in the Jackson R-2 School District, please contact the Jackson R-2 Central Office at 573-243-9501.


The Jackson R-2 School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs, activities or employment practices.