By 1808Delaware

As families in the Sunbury area look towards the future, Big Walnut Local Schools invites you to take the first step on an educational journey that promises to inspire and guide each student to their maximum potential. With a tradition stretching back nearly 75 years, the schools are poised to welcome the newest learners into a world of discovery, growth, and opportunity in the 2024-25 school year.

Kindergarten Kick-off

Families with children turning 5 years old on or before August 1, 2024, are now encouraged to enroll their youngsters in our kindergarten program. Recognized for its student-focused and challenging curriculum, our kindergarten offerings are designed to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of our young learners. For a closer look at what awaits your child, please refer to the flier posted on the right or get in touch with Kami Mathews at 740-965-7811 or via email at

Preschool Pathways

For families lucky enough to have their child’s name drawn in our preschool lottery for the 2024-25 school year, the journey begins with filling out the necessary form. Preschool enrollment is a critical step in setting the foundation for lifelong learning and development. Should you have any questions about the enrollment process or the preschool program, please do not hesitate to call 740-965-7862 for assistance.

Enrollment Essentials

Enrollment for grades 1-12 will follow, opening on April 1. The process for enrolling your child is straightforward and user-friendly, thanks to our online registration system. Simply visit our registration page to begin. Upon completion, you’ll be directed to schedule a time to submit the required documentation at our Student Enrollment Center. The following documents are necessary for enrollment:

  • Child’s Birth Certificate
  • Proof of Residence (current utility bill or lease)
  • Custody Paperwork (if applicable)
  • Current Immunization Records
  • Photo ID of Parent/Guardian

A Partnership in Learning

Choosing Big Walnut Local Schools means joining a community dedicated to providing a personalized, 21st-century education. We are eager to partner with you in your child’s educational journey, creating a supportive pathway that encourages exploration and growth in a safe and respectful environment. Together, we will lay the foundation for a bright and promising future for your child.

Image by Katrina_S from Pixabay

Sign up here for 1808AM, our incredible weekday morning enewsletter, bringing you the latest Delaware County news -- for free!
You May Also Like

Delaware Officials Honored By OHSAA

Special to 1808Delaware Fourteen individuals will be enshrined in the Ohio High…

COVID-19 Updates: State And Local

By 1808Delaware and State of Ohio Information released on Wednesday and Thursday…

DACC April Board Meeting On Thursday

By 1808Delaware; DACC The DACC April Board Meeting will be held on…

Poroda Named DACC Superintendent

At the 3/18 Board Meeting, the DACC BOE voted on the appointment…