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YCS Clothes Closet
YCMS Sixth Grade Celebration
Three YCMS 6th Grade Student Exemplary Artwork Displayed
YCHS Chamber Choir Field Trip
Girl Magic Field Trip
Girl Magic Field Trip

Welcome to Ypsilanti Community Schools

Honoring Our School Board



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Letter From Superintendent

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Upcoming Events

  • 21 Jan
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No School
      Date: Jan 21
      Calendar: YCS District Calendar
      This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:
    • WEST - A2 United Soccer 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
      WEST - A2 United Soccer
      Date: Jan 21
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
      Location: WEST Middle School Gym
      Calendar: YCS District Calendar
  • 22 Jan
    • WEST - A2 United Soccer 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
      WEST - A2 United Soccer
      Date: Jan 22
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
      Location: WEST Middle School Gym
      Calendar: YCS District Calendar
  • 28 Jan
    • WEST - A2 United Soccer 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
      WEST - A2 United Soccer
      Date: Jan 28
      Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
      Location: WEST Middle School Gym
      Calendar: YCS District Calendar
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2018-19 School Year Calendars


Looking for Affordable Child Care?


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A new child care program opened this summer at the former Chapelle Community School, an elementary school within the Ypsilanti Community Schools District at 111 South Wallace Boulevard, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.

Registration forms may be found here. For more information about touring the facility, please contact Lee Anna Pasker-Edens at or 734.661.8058.

The Collaborative – Ypsilanti YMCA Child Development Center  (CDC) addresses a critical need for excellent quality, affordable child care in eastern Washtenaw County. 

YCS Volunteer Opportunties

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The Village Project

Our volunteer trainings begin next week and we are only two weeks away from our planned kick off of 2019 Village Project on Friday, January 25th. 

If you are interested in being a part of our Village, please: 

  1. Complete the Village Project Interest Form 
  2. Complete the attached Volunteer Form (which can be returned via email, or in person to your assigned school or the YCS Administrative Building on Packard)
  3. Sign up for one of the four offered Success Coach Trainings (dates/times below).
  4. Invite friends, colleagues and family (we still need volunteers!), please feel free to forward the Village Project Interest Form to anyone that may want to join in the fun!

The trainings will review general information and goals of the project, who to talk to and where to go in each school, as well as getting to know some of the folks in our Village! 

January 15, 2019 Tuesday 12:30pm Erickson Elementary 1427 Levona

January 16, 2019 Wednesday 5:30pm Holmes Elementary 1255 Holmes 

January 17, 2019 Thursday 3pm ACCE 1076 Ecorse

January 18, 2019 Friday 9:30am Erickson Elementary 1427 Levona

ACCE Contact: Jonathan Royce

Erickson Contact: Jody OBryan, LMSW 734-221-1639/

Holmes Contact: Lianna Brown

Can I encourage you with a picture from last year's kick off day? 

Resources & Information

Tentative Demolition Schedule Update

Tentative Demolition Schedule Update on Buildings

Link to Tentative Demolition Schedule Update

Community Events

Community Events:

You are invited to celebrate the chosen student artists of Public Education

Friday, January 18, 2019
5:30 - 7:00 pm

Riverside Arts Center
76 N Huron St
Ypsilanti, Michigan

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A Challenge to Change Expo

Saturday, February 9, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free Community Event

Ypsilanti Community High School
2095 Packard Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

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2019 Ann Arbor Breakfast Optimist Club Oratorical Contest

The Breakfast Optimist Club is hosting its Oratorical Contest on Sunday, March 17, 2019.
Our first place winner will receive $500 and the opportunity to win more.

Link to flyer

Other Events:

Transportation Issues and News

Transportation Issues

This form is meant to capture and record transportation concerns and how each concern was resolved.

Link to Transportation Issues Form

YCS Transportation Bus Tracker

Durham Transportation has been working to get the Bus Tracker Application up and running for parents to utilize during the school year.  Please find instructions on how to use the tracker and the benefits of the application.  The Transportation Department has tested several random routes and the application was fully functioning.  

If you have any questions about the tracker, please contact Steve Burgess at for more information.

Durham Bus Tracker.pdf   DBT Parent Getting Started and FAQ.pdf 

Ypsilanti Community Schools Profiles

School profiles convey important descriptive information about the school, here you’ll find profiles of all of our schools' most valuable information which provides an overview of each school.

Preschool and Elementary Schools
Middle School
High Schools

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Top 5 Reasons to choose Ypsilanti Community Schools

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YCS Sex Education

Advisory Board

We are seeking YCS parent input before recommendations are sent to the Board of Education. If you are a parent, please complete the survey found on our SEAB page.
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Advisory Board Application

We're also recruiting new members of the YCS Sex Education Advisory Board to meet 4-6 times during the 2017-18 school year. Join the team by completing the application, link to the application is found below. If a paper application is necessary, please contact Kharena Keith at 734-221-1212.

An application for parents to join the Sex Ed Advisory Board. 
Link to application
Link to parent letter from Superintendent, Dr. Edmondson


Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools - University of Michigan for Healthy Schools


School-Based Health Center

  • YCHS contact phone number:  734-221-1007
  • YCMS contact phone number:  734-221-2271

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975

Ypsilanti Community Schools is in full compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in District programs, services, and activities. The District's policy manual for Section 504 can be found on the District's website. Click on this link for District's Discrimination Manual.

Letter to parents from RAHS

RAHS at YCMS Information

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