614 E Adams St
Jackson, MO 63755
Phone: (573) 243-9501Fax: (573) 243-9503

Jackson R-2 Online Open Kindergarten Enrollment for the upcoming 24/25 school year will be March 7, 2024 from 4pm-7pm.  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

*If you miss the open enrollment date don't worry!  You can still submit your information for enrollment by clicking here.

Requirements for enrollment are:

  1. A child must turn 5 before August 1, 2024 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). 

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
  • 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.