New Student Registration

After the lottery on March 4, 2021, families will be notified if their child has been offered a seat for the 2021-2022 school year or if they have been placed on the waitlist.

If your student has received an offer, you will be receiving text and email notification with the information below:

At EMSA, we believe that students and teachers will reach their highest potential through active exploratory learning and social responsibility. Students will experience the WOW and WONDER of an engaging curriculum and develop our four habits of scholarship: courage, creativity, respect, and responsibility, that will mold our young learners into active contributors to a better world. We are proud to welcome your child to our school and cannot wait to meet you and your family in the upcoming months.

In order to officially enroll your student, you must complete the steps listed below:

STEP ONE    Accept the offered seat by March 19, 2021.
To do this, simply go to to access your account or download the SchoolMint app for your smart phone. If you need assistance, please call: (630) 883-5013.

STEP TWO   Complete Online Registration and Activity Fee Payment.
Complete the enrollment process at home or on your phone through SchoolMint’s online format. This includes uploading photos of the documents described below. If you need assistance, please call: (630) 883-5013.

2 Proofs of Residency will need to submitted in your online registration —
Proof 1: Please provide ONE photo from the below list

  • Most recent property tax bill and proof of payment,
    e.g., canceled check or Form 1098                
  • Mortgage papers
  • Signed and dated lease and proof of last month’s payment,
    e.g., canceled check or receipts  
  • Letter from manager and proof of last month’s payment,
    e.g., canceled check or receipt

Proof 2: Please provide ONE photo from the below list

  • Driver’s license
  • Vehicle registration
  • Voter registration
  • Current cable television and/or credit card bill
  • Current public aid card with the current address
  • Current homeowners/renter’s insurance policy and premium payment receipt
  • Most recent cable, gas, telephone, electric, and/or water bill
  • Matricula Card

Non-refundable Activity Fee payment of $60.00 —
You may pay by Cash, Check, or Credit Card

  • Pay online with SchoolMint.
  • Or in person at Elgin Math and Science Academy, 1600 Dundee Ave. Elgin, IL 60120. Make checks payable to: EMSA, with your student’s first and last name on the memo line.

By completing the above registration steps, you will officially enroll your child for the 2021-2022 school year. If you need assistance, please call: (630) 883-5013.

*** If you do not complete these two steps, we will release your child’s seat to the next child on the waitlist.***


NEW STUDENTS must submit an ORIGINAL, certified copy of your student’s birth certificate. This birth certificate may be obtained from the County in which your child was born. If you do not have a certified copy of your student’s birth certificate, please be sure to obtain one prior to August 1. A staff member will need to see the certificate and make a copy on site to put in your student’s file.

ALL STUDENTS Up-to-date Immunization Records
Illinois Department of Public Health, Immunization Information
Immunization Form / Español

ALL STUDENTS Recent Physical
All students entering EMSA in our first year are required to have a current physical examination completed on the approved Illinois Department of Public Health Form provided by your child’s physician. A current physical is one that was completed within one year of August 2020. A sports physical does not meet this requirement.

Eye Exam
The eye exam is required for all students entering Kindergarten or students enrolling for the first time in an Illinois school.
Eye Exam Form

Dental Exam
Optional FREE dental screenings will be available at EMSA. The dental exam is required for all students entering Kindergarten, 2nd and 6th grade students.
Dental Exam Form / Español
Waiver / Español

Registration Fee Payment: $145.00*
Student Registration Fees (NOT the $60.00 activity fee).
We will accept Cash, Check, Money Order or Credit. If you have questions concerning your student’s registration fee or need to schedule a payment plan, please contact us by phone: (630) 883-5013.

School Medication/Treatment Authorization

Allergy Action Plan / Español

Asthma Action Plan

Free or Reduced Lunch Form
The Department of Education through the National School Lunch Program offers free and reduced price breakfast and lunches to students who qualify based on family income. Online forms are available here. Paper forms are available at the front desk. You may also download the documents below. The free and reduced price meal program guidelines will also be used to determine eligibility for a student fees waiver*.

Application Instructions and FRL App English

Application Instructions and FRL App Spanish

Letter to Households_English

Letter to Households Spanish

Uniforms may be purchased online through our uniform shop through French Toast.

Contact EMSA by Phone 8am – 4pm, M – F: (630) 883-5013
Email us at: