Admissions

Ypsilanti International Elementary School  (Y.I.E.S.)

YIES is a Kindergarten through 5th grade free public school.
Admissions Process 2021-22

YIES K-5 Admissions Process for 2021-2022

YIES Enrollment Priorities

Openings for 2021-22: Y5’s=20, K=46, 1st=1, 2nd=41, 3rd=26, 4th=27, 5th=9

YIES 21-22 Enrollment DEADLINE to complete the re-enrollment survey was Friday, March 5th. The survey is now closed. If you did not complete a survey to reserve your child’s enrollment slot for the 21-22 school year, your child will be removed from the YIES enrollment roster for the upcoming school year.

Y5/Kindergarten-5th Grade Enrollment Priority

  1. Sibling Priority-Scholars whose siblings are currently enrolled at YIES, and has a confirmed placement for the requested school year, pending space availability.

  2. Resident Priority-Scholars who live within the boundaries of Ypsilanti Community Schools (a lottery will be held if necessary).

  3. YCS Employee Priority-Scholars whose legal guardian is currently employed by Ypsilanti Community Schools  (a lottery will be held if necessary). 

  4. School of Choice (SOC)- Scholars who live outside of the boundaries of Ypsilanti Community Schools (a lottery will be held if necessary).

April 5, 2021, YIES Application Opens

Open enrollment for 21-22 Admissions is now open, April 5th and closed on August 13th. For those who submitted a sibling enrollment interest survey, you will need to submit an admissions application to be considered for admissions and enrollment priority. 

*No Open Houses, or building tours are scheduled due to COVID-19 social gatherings guidelines. A virtual building tour will be posted on the school website, and other social media outlets.

  • June 1st

Deadline to submit application for early notification.

  • June 10th at 1:00pm: Lottery (if necessary) for all slots available. 

A live streamed lottery will be held due to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. A link to view the live streaming will be posted closer to the date.  

  • June 24th

Accepted and waitlist communications emailed to parent/guardian for open slots

  • August 13th

Application for 21-22 Admission closes.

YIES K-5 Admissions Process for 2021-2022

 
 

Enrollment Priority

  1. Sibling Priority-Scholars whose siblings are currently enrolled at YIES, and has a confirmed placement for the requested school year, pending space availability.
  2. Resident Priority-Scholars who live within the boundaries of Ypsilanti Community Schools (a lottery will be held if necessary).
  3. YCS Employee Priority-Scholars whose legal guardian is currently employed by Ypsilanti Community Schools (a lottery will be held if necessary). 
  4. School of Choice (SOC)- Scholars who live outside of the boundaries of Ypsilanti Community Schools (a lottery will be held if necessary).

Lottery Process: If there are more applications submitted than enrollment slots available, a lottery will be processed for that grade level. Carefully read the YIES Admissions Process for important dates and events regarding the 20-21 enrollment and admissions process.