Jazz in the Parking Lot

Don't miss our FREE event:

  • 8th Annual Jazz in the Parking Lot: 
    Saturday, July 20th - 7:00 - 9:00 pm at YCS Shadford Field.
School of Choice Fall Registration Dates  February 15, 2024 - October 12, 2024
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Welcome to Ypsilanti Community Schools

Pre K - 12  • (734) 221-1221

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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.

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YCS COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

YCS News

Meet Up and Eat Up Program Information

The Ypsilanti Community Schools announce the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children.

Free meals will be 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 during the meal service. 

 Meals will be provided at the site(s) listed - Click on the More link below for list of sites

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Calendar Events

YCS and Community Partners Upcoming Events

Events line-up for you to enjoy this summer! We've partnered with several community organizations to bring fun, engaging activities for current and new families.

Don't miss our FREE events, including:

  • 8th Annual Jazz in the Parking Lot: Sat., July 20th
  • 8th Annual Back to School Bash at Prospect Park: Sat., August 3rd
  • Family Day at the Park: Fri., July 12th
  • Reading at the Park/Rutherford Pool Party: Fri., July 26th
  • Touch A Truck: Wed., August 7th

Click on More for events.



JOIN US!  Games, Contests, Food, Career Services, Job Opportunities, Support Services & More!

AUGUST 10, 2024 / 3- 7 pm

Click on More for information and flyer details.


New School Calendar

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Spanish Immersion Program



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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.

Link to more information:about the Cognia System of Distinction Award

Link to the Press Release #1

Link to the Press Release #2

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.

RAHS at YCMS Information

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.
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 Information


Our Mission

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.



Our Vision

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.


ADA Compliance

Our School Strives To Ensure Our Website Accessible To All Our Visitors.

Ypsilanti Community Schools  is committed to providing a website that is fully accessible. We are currently in the process of updating our website to better meet the needs of our customers. Our updated website will include improvements to ADA compliance and accessibility. During this transition, we remain committed to maintaining our existing website's accessibility and usability. 


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

PDF DocumentLink to Title IX Sexual Harassment Training Module
PDF DocumentLink to Clark Hill PowerPoint Presentation - September 15, 2020
PDF DocumentLink 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:

Carlos Lopez
Title IX Coordinator