Kindergarten & Young Five Program Information & Enrollment

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Enrollment for the 2022-23 School Year

Kindergarten & Young Five Program

We are excited to welcome your child to Plainwell Community Schools!

Thank you for choosing Plainwell Community Schools for the education of your child. We are excited to welcome the Kindergarten and Young Five students to the Trojan family this fall for the 2022-23 school year! We have two exceptional learning options available for our incoming Trojans:

  • Kindergarten - Available for students turning 5 years old prior to September 1, 2022

  • Young Five Program - Available for students turning 5 years old between September 1, 2022-December 1, 2022

For students who are turning 5 years old between September 1, 2022-December 1, 2022, please click here to complete the Kindergarten Waiver.

Kindergarten & Young Five Enrollment at Plainwell Community Schools

Now you can register for Kindergartener or the Young Five's program in three simple steps!

STEP 1 - COMPLETE THE "SECURE YOUR SEAT" FORM: Begin your student's educational adventure by completing the following "Secure Your Seat" form to pre-register for Kindergarten or Young Five's program by CLICKING HERE. This step secures your seat as you prepare your documentation to move on to Step 2. **Please note, that you can enter your preferred elementary building, but it is not guaranteed.

STEP 2 - COMPLETE ONLINE ENROLLMENT: Enrollment for Kindergarten & Young Five's program will open. Once you have ALL of the necessary documents, please complete your online enrollment; required documents include:

  • Embossed Birth Certificate

  • Proof of Residency

    • Property deed, rental agreement, voter registration card, building permit, tax statement (in last 12 months) , gas utility bill, city water/sewer bill, electric bill (that includes name of the parent/guardian)

  • Immunization Records

  • 5th Year Check up with Hearing and Vision Test Records

  • Dental Screening Record

  • Drivers License

  • Court Orders/Custody Paperwork (if applicable)

  • Schools of Choice Form (105C or 105 - if applicable) - CLICK HERE for more info.

Have all the necessary documents? Scroll to "Ready to Begin Enrollment" to begin the online enrollment process.

STEP 3 - COMPLETE THE KINDERGARTEN & YOUNG FIVE ACADEMIC SCREENING: Sign-up for the Kindergarten/ Young Five's academic screening - CLICK HERE TO SIGN-UP! Once scheduled, please complete academic screening to confirm your student's placement and complete the enrollment process. To register for the Screening, please click here.

Thank you for following these steps to register your child for Kindergarten/Young Five's program at PCS! We look forward to welcoming our newest Trojans in the fall!

Ready to Begin Enrollment?

Welcome Trojans!

Thank you for choosing Plainwell Community Schools for the education of your child! We are thrilled to be a part of their educational adventure. Do you have ALL of the necessary documents and are you ready to begin the online enrollment process?

Enrollment Tutorial

Are you ready to begin enrollment at Plainwell Community Schools? Before you begin, please take a moment to review this helpful guide and tutorial on the online enrollment process, please visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLeEF6bTBuw

Enrollment Links

For parents who DO NOT have students already enrolled in PCS:

For parents who DO have students already enrolled at PCS, please enter the email address you have on file with the school:

Si Usted necesita Asistencia para inscribirse en Español, Por favor complete la forma de inscripción y traigala a las Oficinas de la Escuela.

Kindergarten Round-up

For children turning 5 years old prior to September 1, 2022

Mark your calendar for our 2022-23 Kindergarten Round-up!

Join us for this special event to welcome the 2022-23 Kindergarteners to Plainwell Community Schools. Students/ families can: Meet the staff, sign-up for academic screening, receive vision screenings (limited availability), enjoy bus rides and go on a "get to know your school" scavenger hunt.

  • Gilkey Elementary - Tuesday, April 12 from 4:30-6:00 pm

  • Cooper Elementary - Wednesday, April 13 from 4:30-6:00 pm

  • Starr Elementary - Thursday, April 14 from 4:30-6:00 pm

Vision & Hearing Screening

Do you have a Kindergartener joining PCS in the fall? We are happy to share that Allegan County Health Department is offering Preschool & Kindergarten Vision and Hearing Screenings. By appointment only (must be booked in advance). To view the flyer from ACHD, please click here.

  • May 6

  • June 3

  • August 9, 10 & 11

To schedule your FREE Vision and Hearing Screening, please contact 269-673-5411.

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Questions?

For questions or additional information, please contact one of our Elementary offices:

  • COOPER (269-349-2674)

  • GILKEY (269-685-2424)

  • STARR (269-685-5835)

SAFE

School Age Fun & Enrichment

Before & After School Care

Interested in learning about Plainwell Community School's before and after school care? For information on our SAFE program, please CLICK HERE.

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