2023-24 Online School Registration Is OPEN!

Posted August 7, 2023

Our Online School Registration window is open from Monday, August 7 to Sunday, August 13. Please click here to get started!

Registration Is Just 4 Easy Steps!

  • #1: DPS Online Registration via Parent Portal
  • #2: You Benefit! Application 
  • #3: School Fees Payment 
  • #4: Review McKinley School Information 
  • (#5: ECE-Specific Forms for ECE-4 Families ONLY)

Please note:
If you have completed your DPS Online Registration through Parent Portal already, thank you! However, you must ALSO visit the registration page on our website to complete additional registration steps specific to our school.”

You’ll Need the Following Information for Registration: 

  • Parent Portal account.
    • To create a Parent Portal account, use this guide. To create your account, you must use the email address associated with your name on your student’s school record. Please call us at (720) 424-5600 if you’re unsure which email address we have listed. 
    • If you’ve created a Parent Portal account and need to recover your username, click here. To recover your Parent Portal password, click here.
  • Your student’s DPS ID number (use the DPS ID Retrieval Tool to look this up).
  • If you’ve recently moved, have an accepted proof of address document (lease, mortgage, Denver Water or Xcel bill).
  • If your student is new to McKinley or has received new immunizations since last school year, have an updated copy of their immunization record/exemption.

I Have Questions or Need Help!

Call our main office at (720) 424-5600, email us at McKinley_Thatcher@dpsk12.org, or visit us during our scheduled walk-in help hours (see below). 

Registration Walk-In Help Hours

  • Tuesday, August 8 – 9:00am to 11:00am
  • Wednesday, August 9 – 12:00pm-2:00pm
  • Thursday, August 10 – 9:00am-11:00am
  • Friday, August 11 – 12:00pm-2:00pm
  • Call us at (720) 424-5600 to request a different walk-in time