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Welcome to Ypsilanti Community Schools

YCS Enrollment/Registration Procedures

All student registration and records requests will be processed at the buildings.
Complete application online on the Enrollment page which will conclude by visiting your school building.

YCS Summer Enrollment/Registration Procedures and Hours


Elementary Registration 

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
July 10 - August 2   Time: 7:45 am - 1:00 pm


Ypsilanti Community High School

Middle and High School Registration

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays
July 10 - August 2   Time: 7:45 am - 3:45 pm


All Summer
By Appointment Only
Monday - Thursday 
Time: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm 

YCS School 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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Upcoming Events

2018-19 School Year Calendars

YCS Volunteer Opportunties

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Free Family Event
Jazz in the Parking Lot

Friday, July 27th from 6-9 p.m. at Shadford Field Parking Lot.

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Featuring John E. Lawrence & The Power Band

Upcoming Important Dates
Save the Dates

Important Upcoming Events at YCS

Information & Application Link
Sex Education Advisory Board Participation


If you are interested in participating on the Sex Education Advisory Board, please complete the application found on the district website at

If a paper application is necessary or more information, please contact Kharena Keith at 734-221-1212 or

Link to application

Resources & Information

Summer Camps/Programs

St. Joe’s Farm Camp
Farm Camp: Seed to Stomach

Ages 4-7 with adult caregiver
Cost: $149

Session One June 25-29
Time: 10:00 am - Noon

Session Two August 13-17
Time:10:00 am - Noon

Come to The Farm at St. Joe’s for a learning and cooking adventure! We’ll explore fresh flavors, harvest delicious produce and create healthy snacks that are easy and fun to make. Each day includes hands-on activities as we discover why nutritious food is good for us, how food is grown and how we can develop our skills in the kitchen.

Children attend with an adult. Please bring a water bottle for each participant.
Instructor: Laura Meisler, Education Coordinator, The Farm at St. Joe’s
Location: 5557 MacAuley Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.
Check out The Farm here:

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Summer Camp List

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Summer Activities for Kids

It's time for some summer fun, enrolling in multiple summer camps. There's plenty of fun to be had that entertains and even educates children. 

Summer Camp opportunities will be shared as we received them.



Do you need a summer program for your preschooler or kindergartener?
Consider Days of Discovery!

  • Where: Foundations Preschool of Washtenaw County
    3770 Packard, Ann Arbor 48108 (near Carpenter Rd.)
  • When: June 18 – August 23, 2018 (available 7am-6pm)
  • What: A summer camp full of fun and learning.
  • Link to flyer

University of Michigan School of Kinesiology

KidSport Summer Camps

June 18-August 10, 2018

Types of Camps:

  • Before Camp Care
  • KidSport Mornings
  • KidSport Summer Fun Afternoons
  • After Camp Care

Register online here

Link to camp flyer and Q & A

WCC Community Enrichment -
Parkridge Summer Camp - 2018

July 2 - August 17, 2918

  • Monday-Friday
  • 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Registration begins May 1, 2018
  • Special STEM Learning Opportunities

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Letter to partner/sponsor


Free Residential 1 & 2 Week Summer Camps-- Scholarships available

Camp Placement offers scholarships to cover the costs for a variety of one and two-week residential summer camps across the county. Check out their website below. If you know of children in need who would like to attend camp and could handle a structured camp away from home, please connect them with Camp Placement. It is a great opportunity for our kids.

Washtenaw Camp Placement website

Link to more information

Camp Placement Form A Parent 2018

Camp Placement Form B Referral 2018 

U of M Summer Camp Opportunities

U of M Museum of Natural History Camp Explorations

June 18-August 3, 2018

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Michigan State University Volleyball Summer Camp

Dates: July 14-24, 2018
Types: Various skill level camps
Grades: 5-12

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YOSC Summer Swim Session
Summer Season: June 18-August 1, 2018

Registration online at - Opens May 2018 

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Contact: Email:



Sugarbrook Summer Playground Program

June 18 - August 9, 2018

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Summer Playground

Superior Township Community Park
June 18 - August 9, 2018

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West Willow Summer Playground Program

June 18 - August 9, 2018

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The Y! Ypsilanti Day Camp Programs Registration is Here!

Begins: May 7th at 9 am
We are so excited for collaboration with our partners at Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti Community Schools, McKinley Properties and LightUp Now to bring more options to your summer than ever before for participants from 5 years old to 19! Registration 

New online registration - Click here to register

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If you are in need of financial assistance, scholarship applications are completed at the time of registration. There is a limit of 5 full-day sessions for scholarship. Financial assistance is awarded on a sliding scale based on need. Link to program information






Dr. Robin Cash in partnership with EMU, will be running three, 1 week STEM camps on EMU's campus. The focus is on recruiting minority female and male students to participate in STEM education. The camps will begin July 9th and run through July 27th. Please assist us by sharing this information to your families. There is a 30 student capacity in each camp. Snack and lunch will be provided. 

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SUmMER CamP - fly creAtIvITY lAB

July 9–13 | 9am – 4pm
July 16 – 20 | 9am – 4pm

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YMCA / EMU Summer Camps 2018

We also have a research camp for high school students as well.. all information is here!

ACE - Aviation Career Education Academy

July 30 - August 3, 2018
Serving Students 9th-11th in Fall 2018

Registration link:

Note: $50 is refundable if student is not accepted per Eventbrite registration information.​

Click here for more information






YCS - Meet Up and Eat Up Summer Food Service Program

YCS - Meet Up and Eat Up Summer Food Service Program
Summer Food Service Program 2018

The Ypsilanti Community Schools announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children. Free meals will be made available to children 18 years of age and under or persons up to age 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by a State or local public educational agency. The meals will be provided without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the site(s) listed below:

ALL SITES OPEN June 18th unless stated – Close dates see below  

All Sites Closed July 4th

Ypsilanti Community High School - 2095 Packard Rd, Ypsilanti MI
Breakfast 7:50-9:30 am
Lunch 11:00 am-1:00 pm for Programs M-F June 26
th – August 25th

Perry Early Learning Center - 550 Perry Dt, Ypsilanti MI
Breakfast 8:00-9:00
Lunch 11:00-12:30
open site M-F
Closes August 16

Washtenaw International Academy - 510 Emerick, Ypsilanti MI
Breakfast 8:30-9:30 am
Lunch 11:30 am - 12:30 pm M-Th June 18
th -29 only

Washtenaw Intermediate School District Young Adults
M-Th Breakfast 8:30-9:30 am Lunch 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Closes August 16

ACCE - 1076 Ecorse RD Ypsilanti MI
Breakfast 8:00-9:00 am
Lunch 11:45 am-12:15 pm M-F June 26
th – August 9th

Chapel 111 Wallace, Ypsilanti MI
Breakfast 8:30- 9:30 am
Lunch 11:45 am-12:30 pm M-Th Closes August 16

Estabrook School - 1555 Cross Street , Ypsilanti MI
Breakfast 8:00-9:00 am
Lunch 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Closes  August 17

Ypsilanti International Elementary School - 503 Oak Street, Ypsilanti MI 48198
September 8
th Back to School Bash (Prospect Park if nice outside)
12:00-2:45 pm

Non-discrimination Statement: In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.  

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information

(e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.  

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 6907442; or (3) email:  

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.  


Any Questions please contact Pearl Brewer at 734-221-1136  or Victoria Davis 734-221-1024

Community Meet Up & Eat Up Summer Food Service Program

Meet Up & Eat Up

Several Sites Open
What are your kids doing this summer?
Friends, Food, and Fun
June 18 - August 24, 2018
Closed July 4th

Text "FOOD" to 877-877 to find summer fun and food near you.

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Link to flyer Spanish            Link to flyer Chinese

YCMS Moving Information

Let's Talk About It!

YCMS is Moving!

Join us for the YCMS Family and Community Informational meetings. This is an opportunity for parents and/or guardians to learn more about the middle school transition in Fall 2018. The meetings will be held at various locations. Please see dates, times and locations by clicking on the image below.

MS Transition Plan Teachers and Community Presentation   (PDF)

YCS Informational Brochure

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YCS Brochure Page 1

YCS Brochure Page 2

YCS Brochure (PDF)

More News

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

Be A Grizzly

Be A Grizzly


Quick Links

YCS Manuals

PDF DocumentM-STEP Parent Guide
PDF DocumentYCS FOIA Procedures and Guidelines

Employment Opportunities

Link to YCS employment opportunities

Are you looking for a job?

Job Developers Alliance

JDA's Community Employment Connection
What: The Community Employment Connect Job Fair
When: July 31st - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: WSC Academy - 855 Jefferson St. Ypsilanti