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 Document2019-2020 enrollment packet.

PDF Document2019-2020 enrollment packet in Spanish.

Kindergarten enrollment will take place on February 5, 2019.

Notification of 2019-2020 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 11, 2019 at noon until February 12, 2019 at 6 pm. This is a time stamped numbering process for applications.

2.  Admission paperwork must be submitted on February 12, 2019 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, 2019.

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 105 & 105c form.

To apply for the 2019-2020 year, please submit a school of choice application by August 21, 2019. 

Upon acceptance, we will ask for further enrollment documents.

2018-2019, Second Semester *WINDOW CLOSED* Application Window January 2 - January 16, 2019
(Student Start Date January 21, 2019)

A limited number of openings are available for second semester start, as follows:

Adams: Y5's: 5,   4th: 14,    5th: 4
Lincoln: K:1,   1st: 2,   2nd: 5,   3rd: 6,   4th: 6,   5th: 2
New Groningen: 1st: 5,   2nd: 4,   3rd: 3,   4th: 10,   5th: 7
Quincy: Y5's: 8,   1st: 3,   4th: 8,   5th: 2
Roosevelt: Y5: 2,   1st: 12,   2nd: 5,   4th: 6,   5th: 3
Woodbridge: K: 6,   1st: 1,   3rd: 2,   4th: 8,   5th: 22
ZQuest: K:3,   3rd: 5,   4th: 3,   5th: 6

Cityside: 6th SI: 3,   7th: 10
Creekside: 6th: 8
ZQuest: 6th: 8,   7th: 4,   8th: 8

ZEHS: 9th: 30,   10th: 20,   11th: 20,   12th: 20
ZWHS: 9th: 10,   10th: 20,   11th: 20,   12th: 20

2019-2020

The Zeeland Public School District participates in and will accept enrollment of non-resident students for the following schools of choice programs for the 2019-2020 school year as follows:

  • Section 105 Program (non-resident students within Ottawa Area ISD) – applications for the start of the 2019-2020 school year accepted from January 2, 2019 – August 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm.
  • Section 105c Program (non-resident students within contiguous ISD) – applications for the start of the 2018-2019 school year accepted from January 2, 2019 – August 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm.

Applications may be returned via hand delivery, US Mail, fax or email.  Zeeland Public Schools will have unlimited openings for 2019-2020, but program or building preference can not be guaranteed with acceptance.

In-District Transfer

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. This form will be accepted January 2, 2019 until April 5, 2019. Applications received after April 5 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 2019.

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, 2018 guideline. If your child has a birth date between September 2, 2013 and December 1, 2013, you can submit a Kindergarten Age Waiver.

Information Sessions

Preschool (3 & 4 year olds)

February 4 at 5:30 PM at Early Childhood Center, 140 W. McKinley St. This event will provide information as well as accept registration paperwork.

Young 5’s / Kindergarten

February 4, 2019 at 6:15 PM at Roosevelt Elementary, 175 W. Roosevelt St.

February 5, 2019 at 6:15 PM at Woodbridge Elementary, 9110 Woodbridge St.

Enrollment for Young 5's / Kindergarten will take place February 12, 2019.

Spanish Immersion Kindergarten

Please attend the 6:15 kindergarten meeting prior to the Spanish Immersion session:

February 4, 2019 at 7:00 PM at Roosevelt Elementary, 175 W. Roosevelt St.

February 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM at Woodbridge Elementary, 9110 Woodbridge St.

Preadmission online February 11, 2019 beginning at noon.

Enrollment February 12, 2019

ZQuest

Kindergarten parents are asked to also attend the 6:15 meeting after the ZQuest session.

February 4, 2019 at 5:30 PM at Roosevelt Elementary, 175 W. Roosevelt St.

February 5, 2019 at 5:30 PM at Woodbridge Elementary, 9110 Woodbridge St.

Preadmission online February 11, 2019 beginning at noon.

Enrollment February 12, 2019

High School Information Session (ZEHS & ZWHS)

February 4, 2019 at 7:00 PM at DeWitt Auditorium, Zeeland East High School