Parent News

Rutherford Pool Free Swimming Lessons

We know everyone is itching to get into the pool, and the Friends of Rutherford Pool are extremely excited to be able to once again offer FREE swim lessons this summer thanks to funding from Huron-Clinton Metroparks’ Everyone in the Pool Initiative and Washtenaw County Parks! Keep reading to learn about some changes to registration.


YCS English & Spanish Dual Language Immersion Program


It's That Time Again! Kindergarten Round-up - ENROLL NOW!

Kindergartner readingKindergarten Round-up Program Choices

Kindergarten is an important milestone in a child's life, and as a parent, you want to make sure that your child receives the best education possible. There are many different options available for parents at Ypsilanti Community Schools when it comes to registering their child for kindergarten. At kindergarten roundup, children experience excitement beginning their new school year with eagerness for school activities.

To learn more about our Kindergarten programs attend one of our Kindergarten Round-up sessions listed on our website and flyers.

Please click on link below for more information about Kindergarten Choices and Guidelines.
Kindergarten Round-up Program Choices Information QR Code

Application Login

Links to commonly used applications for students, including PowerSchool, School Messenger, and more.
Visit the Application Login page


Enrollment information for Ypsilanti Community Schools, including forms and packets.

Visit the Enrollment Information page

Model Notification of Rights under FERPA for Elementary and Secondary Schools

Link to document

Information about food service and menus available for YCS students.

Visit the Food Service/Menus page

Ypsilanti Community School’s Board of Education recognizes that good nutrition and regular physical activity affect the health and well–being of the district's students. Research concludes that there is a positive connection between a student's health and well-being and his/her ability to learn

Link to health and wellness information

List of Resources for parents

Link to parent resources

This webpage is your go-to resource as everyone transitions from interacting with students face-to-face in classrooms to Remote Learning. (Hint: bookmark it in your browser).

Link to parent and student resource learning

Parents and caretakers play an important role in teaching children to wash their hands, why wearing a mask is important, and how to social distance. These practices can keep children healthy and stop the virus from spreading to others. This website will give parents some resources to share with their children.

Masks - Handwashing - Social Distancing

Link to safety website

Information on the YCS school closings policy.

Visit the School Closings page

For Transportation Questions, Contact Tressa Whitley 

The office hours are from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The office does have peak times of high phone and bus radio traffic during 6-9 a.m. and 2-5 p.m.

Contact Us

Phone:  (734) 2

Link to transportation information

Versatrans Mystop App

Getting Started with Versatrans MyStop

Google Play App link

Apple Store App link


Feedback/Comment Form

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2023-2024 YCS School Calendar

Versatrans Mystop

Getting Started with Versatrans MyStop

Versatrans MyStop is an app that is available on any iOS (Apple) or Android (Google) smartphone. The program is meant to help you keep track of your student's bus location and the estimated arrival time of the bus. Let's get started!

As a reminder, the Versatrans MyStop bus tracking app is a great way to keep track of your student’s bus location and the scheduled arrival time of the bus. Versatrans MyStop is an app that is available on any iOS (Apple) or Android (Google) smartphone. Below is a link to instructions on how to get started in the app. If you are having trouble logging in, please email and include “bus tracker” in the subject line.

Link to Versatrans MyStop instructions

Versatrans Mystop App

Getting Started with Versatrans MyStop

Google Play App link

Apple Store App link