Back To School Resource Guide

2021-22 School Year

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Daily Wellness Check

For the safety of our school community, please assess your child's health before sending them to school or on the bus each day. If you answer YES to any of the questions, please have your child stay home. Click here for the daily screener.

As a reminder, if you or someone in your household test positive for COVID-19, please email

All Students Eat Free

Free Meals for the 2021-22 School Year

Good news! The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended universal free meals to all students for the 2021-22 school year. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to all Affton students at no cost throughout the school year.

Students are welcome to bring a lunch from home. Please note drop-offs by meal services (i.e., Uber Eats, DoorDash, or similar) or by family members are not allowed.

Grab + Go for online students will be available by request. Please contact your child’s school for additional information.

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Open House Schedules

Each school will share details for their Open House, Orientation, and/or Meet the Teacher Night. Click here to learn more.

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First Day of School Album

Once again, we will be compiling a First Day of School album featuring our students, teachers, and team members. Send your photo (one per student, please) to, or DM to @AfftonSchools on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

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School Supply Lists

For the 2021-22 school year, our schools will be providing supplies for students in grades K-12. Each day, students will need to bring their Chromebook, a mouse, headphones, a reusable water bottle, and a face mask.

If additional supplies are needed for a specific class, the teacher will let you know. AECC will also communicate with preschool families about any supplies their students will need.

Affton Communication Tools for Families

Affton Communication Tools for Families

Affton School District offers an array of tools to help families stay in-the-know and up-to-date. NEW FOR THE 2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR: Our new Affton Schools app keeps everything you need in your pocket -- classroom communications, events, meal menus, links to Canvas and Tyler SIS, and more. Click here to learn more about how Affton Schools communicates with families.


Before & After Care

Cougar Care, our Before and After Care program, is available at Affton Early Childhood, Mesnier Primary (Grades K-2), and Gostch Intermediate (Grades 3-5). Students can arrive starting at 6:30 a.m. and must be picked up at 6:00 p.m. Click here for enrollment information.

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District Calendar

You can find the Affton School District calendar -- including no school days and holidays -- on our website. Click here to learn more.

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Online Registration

A reminder that online registration must be completed for all students returning to the district.

Families of RETURNING students: Please log onto the Parent Portal to register returning students for the 2021-2022 school year.

NEW Families for 2021-2022: Please click here to find enrollment information for all Affton Schools.

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Required Immunizations

Missouri State Law requires all children attending school and daycare programs within the district to be adequately immunized or have a written exemption from immunization on file. Click here for current lists of required immunizations by grade.