Kindergarten Information for the 2017 - 2018 School Year
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Kindergarten Welcome Book
2017-2018 Kindergarten Enrollment Packet - Click on the link, fill out the information electronically (except for signature), print and then bring with you to the school your child will be attending.
*Please click here for Schools of Choice information.*
Please call the school your child will be attending to schedule a day that you can go in and enroll your child.
Your Neighborhood Schools:
Cleveland 2801 Vanness 984-6500
Crull 2615 Hancock 984-6504
Garfield 1221 Garfield 984-6509
Indian Woods 4975 W. Water 984-6515
Keewahdin 4801 Lakeshore 984-6517
Kimball 5801 Griswold 984-6519
Michigamme 2855 Michigan 984-6523
Roosevelt 1112 20th 984-6525
Thomas Edison 3559 Pollina 984-6507
Woodrow 834 Chestnut 984-6530
The State of Michigan has changed the age requirement for enrolling your child into Kindergarten. Children need to be five years of age on or before September 1st of the current school year in order to attend Kindergarten for the current school year. There is a link directly below titled "New Kindergarten Age Information" that details the age changes. If you feel your child is ready for kindergarten and he/she turns five from September 1 - December 1, of the current school year inquire about a possible waiver option. This is strictly for children who turn 5 September 1 - December 1, of the current school year only.
You will need to bring the following with you to enroll your child:
Original Birth Certificate
Two Proofs of Residency
Vaccination Records (Immunizations)
Vision and Hearing
Public Health Code Act 368 of 1978, Section 9307, states that " a parent, guardian, or person in loco parentis applying to have a child registered for the first time in a kindergarten or first grade in a school in this state, shall present to school officials, at the time of registration or no later than the first day of school, a certificate of hearing and vision testing or screening, or statements of exception under Section 9311." The local health department offers this screening at no cost to families and children. The Revised School Code (Act 451 of 1976, Section 380.177) requires that children entering kindergarten present a statement to school officials confirming that they have received the Michigan Department of Community Health Vision Screening, or medical/osteopathic physician, indicating that a child's eyes have been examined at least once after age three and before initial school entry.
Vision and Hearing Screening Required for School Entry:
Vision and Hearing Screening Appointment Dates
The links below should help with any questions you may have. If you have additional questions, please call (810) 984-3101 ext. 4066.
New Kindergarten Information
Application for Building Preference Request
Birth Certificate Ordering Information
Transition to Kindergarten Parent Guide (MDE)