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Unity East Registration Information
Unity East Registration Information
J. Carver
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Updates as of 7/23/21

- Breakfast and lunch will be free for all students

- A remote option through Educere will be available for 1st semester

- Online registration links will go live on 7/30/21

Registration for the 21-22 school year will be held on August 3 & 4 at Unity East. Our arrangements will be similar to last year, with arrangements in place to limit the number of families required to visit the school in-person. 

Returning families are able to complete their registration and pay fees online. All information can be submitted online using the registration forms on the school website. Fees can be paid online through our Mealtime payment service. 

If you are unable to complete your registration online or have a new student (including incoming Kindergarten students) please schedule an appointment to visit the school for registration paperwork and Kindergarten screenings. Beginnin July 30, appointments can be scheduled using the links on the registration page of the website, or by calling the school office  (which also opens July 30).

If you have questions or concerns before registration, the Unity East office will be open 7:30am - 2:00pm on Friday, July 30 and Monday, August 2.


Registration forms, supply lists, calendars, and the online payment option are all available on the school website,, under the "Registration" link. Online registration links will go live on 7/30/21


All registration fees can be paid online through Mealtime, our online payment system or dropped off at the school. If you are only dropping off a payment, you do not need to make an appointment. If paying by check, please place your payment in a labeled envelope.

  • Checks for the book rental fees are issued payable to Unit 7 Schools.

  • A separate check must be made payable to Unity East Elementary for breakfast, lunch, milk, or school supplies paid for at registration.

Fees include the following:

          All Students     Book Rental Fee $145

          Grades K and 1    Milk Break (Optional) $52/year

          Grades K, 1, & 3 Communication Folder $2

          Grades 2, 3, 4, & 5   Planner/Assignment Notebook $5

          Grade 2 & 3 Pocket Dividers $5

          Grade 4 Organizer $5

Please note that all fees from SY 2020-2021 must be paid to register for the new school year. 

Free & Reduced Lunch Program

If you believe you may be eligible or even if you are unsure, please complete the application for free or reduced lunches. The application is available on the website or at registration.  

  • Students who qualify for Free have the $145 book rental and $52 milk break fees waived.

  • This information is kept strictly confidential.

Breakfast and Lunch

Payment for breakfast and lunch can be completed online through Mealtime, our online payment system, or sent to school with your child. Checks for breakfast and lunch are made payable to Unity East Elementary School. Breakfast, lunch, and milk money may also be sent on the first day of school.  

Update - as of 7/23/21, Breakfast and lunch will be free for all students

Prices: Breakfast = $1.80; Lunch = $2.90; Milk = 30¢. 

For families that qualify for reduced prices, Breakfast = 30¢; Lunch = 40¢; Milk = free

School Nurse and Health Related Information

Returning students can submit their health information online through the links on the school website. The school nurse will be available during registration by appointment. 

Class Lists

Class assignments will be available after registration is completed. 

Class lists will be emailed to parents on Friday, August 6 at 4pm.

Transportation (First Student Bus Company)

If your child will be riding a bus to or from school, please share this information on the student enrollment form. First Student can be contacted at (217) 903-4013.

YMCA After School Program

The YMCA After-School program is for students in grades K-5 and is held from dismissal until 6:00pm on school days.  Information is available in the school office and on the registration website. A representative from the YMCA can be reached by calling (217) 359-9622. 

Preschool Program

Our district is a member of the RCCSEC SPECTRUM Program, which offers a free, grant-funded preschool program for children three to five years of age. Your child must qualify for this program through a screening process before registration. 

More information is available on the Pre-K Program page of the school website. 

For questions or interest, contact Jennifer Armstrong, RCCSEC Director, at (217) 892-8877, Ext. 113, or through email at