Perry Early Learning Center specializes in early childhood education by providing a high quality experience to children ages 3-7
YCS School of Choice - Feb 9 - Oct 4, 2023Date: Jun 7Calendar: YCS District Calendar
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
YCS 1/2 DayDate: Jun 9Location: All BuildingsCalendar: YCS District Calendar
YCS 1/2 Day - Last Day of ScholDate: Jun 12Location: All BuildingsCalendar: YCS District Calendar
YCS School of Choice - Feb 9 - Oct 4, 2023Date: Jun 14Calendar: YCS District Calendar
YCS School of Choice - Feb 9 - Oct 4, 2023Date: Jun 21Calendar: YCS District Calendar
Ypsilanti Community Schools now has virtual tours of all district school buildings! These tours will allow families to see what each building looks like and is a unique way of learning more about each school's educational programs!
Enjoy the virtual tour experience!
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.
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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 Preschool and Kindergarten Age Eligibility Guidelines 2023-2024
Welcome to Ypsilanti Community Schools Preschool and Kindergarten Programs. We look forward to getting to know you and your family. The information below will assist you in the registration process.
Eligibility: Age 3 by December 1st
Eligibility: Age 4 by December 1st
Please note the ages for our programs are:
- For Great Start Readiness Programs: This program is for 4 year old only children. Your 4 year old child/children must be born between 9/2/2017 to 9/1/2018 and have an income that is from 0-250% of the Federal Poverty Level as well as lives within the Washtenaw Intermediate School District boundaries.
- For Head Start Programs: Your 3 to 4 year old child/children must be born between 9/2/2017 to 12/1/2019 and have an income that is from 0-100% of the Federal Poverty Level as well as lives within Washtenaw County.
Our preschool program focuses on the social, emotional, and academic needs of the Three and Four-year-old child. Our teaching staff provides developmentally appropriate activities in Math, Science, Reading, and Writing. Your child will learn Kindergarten Readiness skills and help build a solid foundation for success in his/her educational journey.
Eligibility: Students who turn 5 between September 1st and December 1st, may be eligible for Young 5's
Young Five’s Waiver Request form must be submitted prior to beginning school.
Young Fives is a two-year program. The program provides a strong foundation for future success in all areas of learning. Children are taught with hands-on materials, songs, and games. They are assessed by observation and work samples. Upon completion of the two-year program, children enter first grade.
Students who turn 5 between September 2-December 1, qualify for either program: Preschool and Young 5’s.
Eligibility: According to Michigan Compiled Law under MCL 380.1147 and 388.1606 enrollment age for incoming Kindergarten students are as follows:
Eligibility: Students must turn 5 by September 1st.
Exceptions Provided for Kindergarten Enrollment Age
If a child is not 5 years of age by September 1st, but will be 5 not later than December 1st. Kindergarten Waiver Request form must be submitted prior to beginning school.
A school district that receives this written notification may make a recommendation to the parent or legal guardian that the child is not ready to enroll in kindergarten due to the child's age or other factors. The school will work with the parent/guardian to make the best placement decision for your child
Ypsilanti YMCA Child Development Center (CDC)
Program for Child Care
Teachers Say Hello
Preschool - Kindergarten - 1st Grade
TK, Kindergarten, & 1st Grade
7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m
Director of Dining Services