Parents and Families


RCS #137 Families

Below, please find useful information for families who are new to the District or have students who are continuing their education at one of RCS schools. Please note, students who are promoted from one RCS school to another (i.e., from Pleasant Acres to J.W. Eater) are considered returning students.

Please read additional information found under the “Parent” drop down menu at the top of this page. The links provide information for Skyward Family Access, Monthly Food Service Menus, and Special Services for Students.


Registration Information

Parent/Guardian(s) may register their student(s) by visiting their assigned schools.

Not sure which school?  Check out our interactive map, see link on front page for Boundry Map

Registration at the following locations and times.

August 7 – 17th 

Pleasant Acres and JW Eater Only

8:30 am – 11 am and 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

August 14th – 17 at ALL SCHOOLS

8:30 am – 11:00 am and 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm



Please use the following link to register your new or returning student for the 2018-2019 school year.

School Information/Supply Lists/RCS Handbooks/Computer and Technology Guidelines

Information about our individual outstanding schools can be found on their web sites.  Links to their individual sites can be found under the “Schools” tab at the top of this page.

School Supply List

School Supply List (Spanish)

Early Childhood-8th Grade Parent-Student Handbook

Early Childhood-8th Grade Parent-Student Handbook (Spanish)

Computer/Technology Guidelines


Arrival and Dismissal Information

Arrival and Dismissal Times

  • Early Childhood Program:
    • AM (morning) session begins at 8:00 a.m. with dismissal at 10:30 a.m.
    • PM (afternoon) session begins at 12:00 p.m. with dismissal at 2:30 p.m.
  • All Kindergarten through 5th Grade Student Hours:  8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • J.W. Eater Jr. High:  8:20 a.m. – 3:05 p.m.

Daily School Breakfast Times and School Menus 

Breakfast Times

  • Early Childhood (EC) through 5th Grade Elementary Buildings breakfast starts at 7:40 a.m.
  • J.W. Eater Jr. High breakfast starts at 7:55 a.m.

School Menus

Click Here for school menus

Curriculum and Instruction Information

Here are the standards.

For specific classroom level information, please contact your student’s teacher.  Contact information can be found on Skyward Family Access or on the individual school’s staff page on their web site.

Special Services and Miscellaneous Links

For RCS #137 students and their families who may need Special Services, please visit the RCS #137 Special Services web page.

Food Service information, including monthly menus and nutrition information, can be found on the RCS #137 Health and Food Services page.

School supply lists for the elementary schools and J.W. Eater Jr. High School can be found on this page.  If other supplies are needed for a specific class, the teacher will notify the students.

Student Accident Insurance

You will see Program Specifics where you can download, in color the 2 page Brochure which gives the Plans and instructions to enroll, as well as a copy of the Claim Form, which can be completed online here as well.

Information needed:

School District Name: Rantoul City Schools # 137

Name of the School your child attends.

Skyward Student Information System

Skyward is the student information database system RCS #137 utilizes in order for parent/guardian(s) to access their student’s information.  Skyward Family Access provides important information to families about their student’s  schedule, grades, attendance, and food service meals. More importantly, it provides the ability to contact your student’s teachers, as well as, manage student information.  After the online registration is approved by the school, the parent/guardian will receive their Skyward Family Access User ID and password information.

Fees and Payments

The Rantoul City Schools District Web Store can process payments for a number of district and school generated fees.  To add money to a student’s Food Service account, please visit the Food Service page for more instructions.

Transportation Information

First Student Bus Services – 217-893-5445

Families with elementary school students can see school boundaries by visiting the RCS #137 Boundary Maps Page on the web site.  The link has been temporarily disabled due to remapping.

Community Links