Welcome to Ypsilanti Community Schools
Pre K - 12 • (734) 221-1221
YCS COVID Information
The report below COVID-19 cases reported to schools by parents/guardians and staff. Schools are required to report cases to their assigned Local Health Department.
YCS New Staff
Fall Kindergarten - 2023-2024 Registration
Kindergarten 2023 - 2024 Interest Survey Form
We are pleased to welcome you to Ypsilanti Community Schools. Help us plan for kindergarten by completing this interest form! Sign up by clicking the link below.
QR Code - Kindergarten Interest Form
Ypsilanti Community Schools has great options for our families. Stop by one of our open houses to learn more.
Kindergarten enrollment is open. Enroll today!.
YCS English & Spanish Dual Language Immersion Program
YCS English & Spanish Dual Language Immersion Program at Ford Early Learning Center
Programa de Inmersión Dual en Inglés y Español de YCS en Ford Early Learning Center
QR Code to sign-up form
We Are YCS!
WE ARE YCS! Stronger Together!
YCS Learning Programs
Online Learning Program
Grades K - 12 - Revised
The K-12 YCS Online Learning Program offers rigorous courses that are aligned to the Michigan Academic Standards and the Michigan Merit Curriculum. We are committed to offering a comprehensive list of courses that will prepare our students to be college ready upon graduation.
This school year will be different than any of us have ever experienced or anticipated. We are dedicated to keeping your children safe and giving them the best possible opportunity for school. The first day of school for students is Tuesday, September 8th. Please take a few minutes to fill out the attached enrollment form and let us know your preference by completing the linked survey for returning to school.
YCS Virtual Classes
YCS Virtual Classes
Information includes School,Grade Level/ Teacher, Google Class Code, Zoom Chat Times, Live Instruction, Virtual Phone Number and Email Contact
Grzzly Learning Camp registration for Prek - 8th grade is now closed
We will put students on a waitlist and if space becomes available we will contact the families.
9th - 12th grade remains open.
2022-2023 School Year Calendar
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YCMS 8th Grade Dance 5:00 PM to 8:00 PMYCMS 8th Grade DanceDate: Jun 2Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PMCalendar: YCS Events
ACCE - Pride Prom 6:00 PM to 9:00 PMACCE - Pride PromDate: Jun 2Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PMLocation: 1076 Ecorse Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USACalendar: YCS Events
Estabrook - Field DayDate: Jun 6Calendar: YCS Events
Erickson - Leadership Day 9:00 AM to 11:00 AMErickson - Leadership DayDate: Jun 6Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AMCalendar: YCS Events
YCS School of Choice - Feb 9 - Oct 4, 2023Date: Jun 7Calendar: YCS District Calendar
Ford-Kindergarten Celebration 9:00 AM to 10:00 AMFord-Kindergarten CelebrationDate: Jun 7Time: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AMLocation: Ford Early Learning Center, 2440 E Clark Rd, Ypsilanti Charter Twp, MI 48198, USACalendar: YCS Events
Ford-First Grade Clap Out 2:00 PM to 2:30 PMFord-First Grade Clap OutDate: Jun 7Time: 2:00 PM to 2:30 PMLocation: Ford Early Learning Center, 2440 E Clark Rd, Ypsilanti Charter Twp, MI 48198, USACalendar: YCS Events
Perry - 1st Grade Ceremony 8:00 AM to 9:00 AMPerry - 1st Grade CeremonyDate: Jun 8Time: 8:00 AM to 9:00 AMCalendar: YCS Events
YC2 Promotion Ceremony 12:15 PM to 3:15 PMYC2 Promotion CeremonyDate: Jun 8Time: 12:15 PM to 3:15 PMLocation: Willow Run Middle SchoolCalendar: YCS Events
Washtenaw Educational Options Consortium (WEOC) 1:30 PM to 2:30 PMWashtenaw Educational Options Consortium (WEOC)Date: Jun 8Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PMLocation: WISDCalendar: YCS District Calendar
Estabrook - 5th Grade RecognitionDate: Jun 9Calendar: YCS Events
YCS 1/2 DayDate: Jun 9Location: All BuildingsCalendar: YCS District Calendar
YIES - 5th Grade Exhibition Celebration 10:00 AM to 11:00 AMYIES - 5th Grade Exhibition CelebrationDate: Jun 9Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AMLocation: Ypsilanti International Elementary School, 503 Oak St, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USACalendar: YCS Events
YCMS - 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony 12:00 PM to 2:00 PMYCMS - 8th Grade Promotion CeremonyDate: Jun 9Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PMCalendar: YCS Events
School Facebook Pages
Ypsilanti Community Schools Celebrated 6 Years of Accreditation
Ypsilanti Community Schools’s accreditation was granted by Cognia™, a nonprofit improvement organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts, and education service providers.
Board Meeting - Board Workshop 6:30 PM to 7:30 PMBoard Meeting - Board WorkshopDate: Jun 6Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PMCalendar: BOE Calendar
Board Meeting - Regular MeetingDate: Jun 12Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PMCalendar: BOE Calendar
Board Meeting - Regular MeetingDate: Jul 10Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PMCalendar: BOE Calendar
Board Meeting - Regular MeetingDate: Aug 21Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PMCalendar: BOE Calendar
Board Meeting - Regular MeetingDate: Sep 11Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PMCalendar: BOE Calendar
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.
Teacher Digital Learning Guide
Teacher Digital Learning Guide
The Teacher Digital Learning Guide (Teacher Guide) provides resources to support educator-directed implementation of learning at a distance. Sections include:
- Access, Digital Citizenship and Safety, and Privacy & Security
- Personalize Learning for Students
- Collaborate with Parents and Families to Support Students
- Teacher Professional Learning and Well-being
YCS Sex Education
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.
Link to flyer information
Advisory Board Application
We're also recruiting new members of the YCS Sex Education Advisory Board to meet 4-6 times during the 2020 school year. Join the team by completing the application, the link to the application is found below.
We're also recruiting new members of the YCS Sex Education Advisory Board to meet 4-6 times during the 2020 school year. Join the team by completing the application, the link to the application is found below. If a paper application is necessary, please contact Shannon Hurley at Email: SHurley2@ycschools.us or Ph: 734-221-1104
An application for parents to join the Sex Ed Advisory Board.
Ypsilanti Community Schools Reports
2021-22 YCS Annual Education Reports
2019-20 YCS Annual Education Reports
2019-20 District School Improvement Plan
2018-19 YCS CNA Overview
2014-15 District Annual Education Report (AER) Cover Letter
2018-19 Annual Education Report
2016-17 AER Combined Report
Coordinated School Health Team
Crisis Response Team Concern Report
YCS Stormwater Management Program
Ypsilanti Community Schools Information
YCS Innovations - Our Story
YCS is Hiring! Join the family!!
Ypsilanti Community Schools is hiring teachers, paraprofessionals, and other district staff. Learn more about the district in this heartfelt video featuring current YCS staff and their experience at YCS!! Join the YCS family and apply today!
YCS Building Virtual Tours
The purpose of YCS is to develop mindful, engaged students with the skill set, work ethic, and attitude to contribute to a community that honors diversity, equality and justice.
YCS is — Academically strong and committed to transforming in ways that help students thrive.
YCS is — The choice for a trusted, reliable, and socially just district.
YCS is — A sense of connection for families and students in a district where each and everyone is valued and belongs.
YCS is — Your consistently well-managed and organized school district.
Title IX Information
Title IX Information
What is Title IX?
Title IX is a federal civil rights law passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service, or activity including, but not limited to educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.
Examples of Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX
Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct/Violence, Stalking, and Retaliation
- Sexual Harassment: unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature
- Sexual Misconduct/Violence: sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, and dating violence
- Stalking: repeatedly following, harassing, threatening, or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication, or social media
- Retaliation: adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations
More Title IX Information
Link to Title IX Sexual Harassment Training Module
Link to Clark Hill PowerPoint Presentation - September 15, 2020
Link to Title IX Referral Form
Reporting Prohibited Behavior
Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator:
Title IX Coordinator