Enrollment

Welcome to Zeeland Public Schools!

We are dedicated to providing your child the best possible education. In order to make your experience here an excellent one, we suggest you take a few minutes to download the forms you will need to register and attend Zeeland Public Schools. Print out and complete the forms, then deliver them to your school office. Should you have a question while filling out a form, please contact the school secretary in the building your child will attend.

District Tour

Learn more about Zeeland Public Schools in this District Tour video:

 

Preschool Enrollment

Preschool Enrollment Forms

Required Enrollment Paperwork for preschool:

PDF DocumentEnrollment Packet
PDF DocumentGreat Start Readiness Program and Ready For School Application 

Please note that these forms are to be printed and filled out.  If you cannot access these forms, please call: 616-748-3275.

For more information about Preschool Opportunities and Requirements, please visit Preschool Registration Information page.

Kindergarten - 12th Grade Enrollment

K-12 Enrollment

For preschool enrollment, please see Preschool Enrollment above.

PDF Document2020-2021 enrollment packet.

PDF Document2020-2021 enrollment packet in Spanish.

Kindergarten enrollment will take place on February 4, 2020.

Notification of 2020-2021 Application Process for
Zeeland Public Schools (ZPS) special programming enrollment: 
Spanish Immersion and ZQuest

Registration

Registration for Zeeland Public Schools specialized programs is a two-step process:

1.  Pre-admission online. Link will be available at zps.org beginning February 3, 2020 at noon until February 4, 2020 at 6 pm. This is a time stamped numbering process for applications.

2.  Admission paperwork must be submitted on February 4, 2020 between 9 am and 6 pm EST.

  • Spanish Immersion admission paperwork must be received at New Groningen Elementary, 10542 Chicago Drive, Zeeland.
  • ZQuest admission paperwork must be received at Roosevelt Elementary, 175 W. Roosevelt, Zeeland.

Acceptance

Acceptance of Spanish Immersion Enrollment will be prioritized by the following:

  1. Siblings of currently enrolled ZPS Spanish Immersion students
  2. Children of current ZPS Spanish Immersion staff
  3. Applicants who live in district of Zeeland Public Schools, utilizing time stamped order of acceptance
  4. Applicants who live out of district of Zeeland Public Schools, utilizing time stamped order of acceptance

Acceptance of ZQuest Enrollment will be prioritized by the following:

  1. Siblings of currently enrolled ZPS ZQuest students
  2. Children of current ZPS staff
  3. Applicants who live in district of Zeeland Public Schools, utilizing time stamped order of acceptance
  4. Applicants who live out of district of Zeeland Public Schools, utilizing time stamped order of acceptance

Notification of Placement

Families will be notified of their acceptance to a Zeeland Public Schools special program by April 1, 2020.

Questions

Questions on the procedures listed should be directed to the Office of the Superintendent.

 

School of Choice 105 & 105(c)

If you live outside of the Zeeland district, and would like to apply for School of Choice, please begin the application process with only the 2020 - 2021 105 & 105c form.

Upon acceptance, we will ask for further enrollment documents.

2019-2020

The window for second semester of 2019-2020 is now closed. Please consider applying for the 2020-2021 academic year.

 

2020-2021

The Zeeland Public School District participates in and will accept enrollment of non-resident students for the following schools of choice programs for the 2020-2021 school year as follows:

  • Section 105 Program (non-resident students within Ottawa Area ISD) – applications for the start of the 2020-2021 school year accepted from January 2, 2020 – July 31, 2020 @ 3:00 pm.
  • Section 105c Program (non-resident students within contiguous ISD) – applications for the start of the 2020-2021 school year accepted from January 2, 2020 – July 31, 2020 @ 3:00 pm.

Applications may be returned via hand delivery, US Mail, fax or email.  Zeeland Public Schools will have unlimited openings for 2020-2021, but program or building preference can not be guaranteed with acceptance.

In-District Transfer

The window for In-District transfer requests for the 2019-2020 academic year is now closed.

For the 2020-2021 academic year, families who live within the Zeeland district who would like to apply for an in-district transfer to a building other than their assigned boundary school building are asked to fill out an in-district transfer form. The In-District Transfer form will be available and accepted January 2, 2020 until April 10, 2020. Applications received after April 10 will be reviewed at a later date. This form is required for all new in-district transfer requests as well as in-district transfer students entering a transition year (entering grades 6 and 9) in the fall of 2020.

Kindergarten Waiver / Notification of Early Enrollment

Kindergarten Age Waivers / Notification of Early Enrollment forms are also available for those seeking to enroll their child in Kindergarten but who do not meet the September 1, 2020 guideline. If your child has a birth date between September 2, 2015 and December 1, 2015, you can submit a Kindergarten Age Waiver.

Information Sessions

Preschool (3 & 4 year olds)

February 3, 2020 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at Early Childhood Center, 140 W. McKinley St. This event will provide information as well as accept registration paperwork.

Young 5’s / Kindergarten

January 20, 2020 at 6:45 pm at Woodbridge Elementary, 9110 Woodbridge St.

January 21, 2020 at 6:45 pm at Roosevelt Elementary, 175 W. Roosevelt St.

Enrollment for Young 5's / Kindergarten will take place Tuesday, February 4, 2020 from 9 am - 6pm.

Spanish Immersion Kindergarten

Please attend the 6:45 kindergarten meeting in addition to the Spanish Immersion session:

January 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm at Woodbridge Elementary, 9110 Woodbridge St.

January 21, 2020 at 6:00 pm at Roosevelt Elementary, 175 W. Roosevelt St.

Preadmission online February 3, 2020 beginning at noon.

Enrollment February 4, 2020 between 9:00 am - 6:00 pm.

ZQuest

Kindergarten parents are asked to also attend the 6:45 meeting in addition to the ZQuest session:

January 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm at Woodbridge Elementary, 9110 Woodbridge St.

January 21, 2020 at 6:00 pm at Roosevelt Elementary, 175 W. Roosevelt St.

Preadmission online February 3, 2020 beginning at noon.

Enrollment February 4, 2020 between 9:00 am - 6:00 pm.

High School Information Session (ZEHS & ZWHS)

February 3, 2020 at 7:00 PM at DeWitt Auditorium, Zeeland East High School