2017 Registration Meetings ~ February 2, 2017

Registration meetings will be held for parents on Thursday, February 2, 2017. The meeting will offer important information regarding preparation for prek/kindergarten. The locations and times of the meetings are as follows: 

Alward, Bauer, Forest Grove, Georgetown, Jamestown Lower, Park - 7:00 p.m. 

South -10:00 a.m. or 7:00 p.m.

Information will be the same at each time/location so you are welcome to attend the time that works best for you. If you attend in another location, please drop off the registration form at your attendance area building. 

If you are unsure of what building your child will attend, call Robin at 616-669-1740, ext. 1.

Placement Preference

Registration forms include a place for parents to indicate their placement preference (prekindergarten or kindergarten). If undecided, the building principal will contact parent to schedule a screening.

 ~ Full day/every day kindergarten (all buildings) 

  • ~ Full day/every day prekindergarten (north and south end elementary school locations TBD) 

All kindergarten placement requests will be honored. Prekindergarten placement requests will be honored based on section availability. If sections fill, preference will be given to students with birth dates between September 1-December 1. 

Parents will be notified of placement decision by May 31, 2017. Information about future orientation meetings will be included in the notification letter. 

Screening Information

After attending the registration meeting, parents who remain uncertain about placement and desire additional information to help guide the decision can request a screening by contacting their building secretary. Screening is recommended for students with birth dates after June 1, and required for students with birth dates after September 1. Screening will be held in each elementary building in February. The teacher will provide a summary of the child’s readiness skills following screening.

Pre-Kindergarten/Kindergarten Enrollment Forms

Please fill out the forms below and return the completed information to your attendance area building:


Spanish Kindergarten Registration

For more information on the elementary curriculum, visit our curriculum site:

Curriculum Information