Back to school information for EVSC; first day of school is August 10

Back to school information for EVSC; first day of school is August 10

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Click here to take a look at a list of important need-to-know information from the EVSC.

For information specific to your child's school, click here. A Back to School folder can be found under "Parents" on each school's website.

EVSC also has an app that can help parents year round with news and information from all of its schools.  It can be downloaded from Google Play or iTunes by using the keyword "EVSC".


Enrollment in the EVSC is underway for the 2015-2016 school year. Students who have never enrolled in the EVSC or who are transferring from another EVSC school, need to enroll at his/her new school before the first day of school.

To enroll, parents/guardians must be present and will need to present a legal birth certificate. Students enrolling in kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before August 1.

Enrollment times for this year are:
July 29 – August 3    8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

August 4                  11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

August 5-7                8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

High school enrollment is by appointment only. Please call your student's school to schedule an appointment.

School Hours
Elementary schools: 8:15 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.
K-8, Middle and High schools: 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

AIS-Diamond Campus: 7:55 a.m. – 1:55 p.m.
AIS-First Avenue Campus: 8 a.m. to 2:55 p.m.

Bus Transportation
Students needing bus transportation for the 2015-2016 school year should receive a postcard in the mail from the Office of Transportation around Friday, July 31 that includes the student's morning pick up bus, pick up time and pick up location, if applicable. It also will include the student's afternoon bus number, drop off time and drop off location.

Parents who have questions after receiving the postcard should call 812-435-1BUS (1287).

Free/Reduced Lunch Applications
Again this year, families wishing to apply for free/reduced lunch and textbooks can do so online which will help speed up the process. To apply online, families should go to and click on "Food and Nutrition," then "Free & Reduced Lunch."

Extended Daycare Applications

Students needing before and/or after-school care can do so through EVSC's Extended Day Centers. Our Centers are open at 6 a.m. for before school care and again after school until 6 p.m. Applications are now available by going to and clicking on "Extended Day Centers."

Dress for Success Uniform Policy

A number of EVSC schools have enhanced dress code policies that are designed to keep students focused on classroom activities and make it easier for families to provide school clothing. To see a list of schools and the policy, visit and click on "Center for Family, School, and Community Partnerships" then "Dress for Success."

Textbook Rental and Rates

Textbook invoices are distributed to elementary and middle school families during the first week of school and to high school families in late August/early September.  For more information on textbook rental and rates, visit, then click on "Learning Tools & Resources," then "Rental Rates & Fees."

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