YPSI Connected Community School
Grades K - 8
Online LIVE Instruction Daily
Kindergarten Round-up Choices
It's That Time Again! Kindergarten Round-up - ENROLL NOW!
Kindergarten 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.
YCS Preschool and Kindergarten Age Eligibility Guidelines 2024-2025
YCS Preschool and Kindergarten Age Eligibility Guidelines
2024-2025 School Year
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, 2024
· DOB Eligibility: 12/1/2020 through 11/30/2021
Eligibility: Age 4 by December 1st, 2024
· DOB Eligibility: 12/1/2019 through 11/30/2020
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.
Young Fives is a two-year program designed for children turning 5 years old between June 1 and December 1st.
· DOB Eligibility: 6/1/2019 through 12/1/2019
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 after August 31st should enroll in the preschool program.
Eligibility: According to Michigan Compiled Law under MCL 380.1147 and 388.1606 enrollment age for incoming kindergarten students are as follows:
· Students must turn 5 by September 1, 2024.
· DOB Eligibility: 12/1/2018 through 9/1/2019
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.
YPSI Connected Community School
YCS is the district's K-8 distance learning option.
Technology Pickup on Campus
Monday, Aug. 28th 10 am to 3 pm
Tuesday, Aug.29th - Thursday, Aug. 31 9 am to 2 pm
First Day of School is Monday, August 28th at 8am
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The purpose of YC²S is to provide a learning environment for families who want a rigorous, inquiry based experience for their child(ren) that creates responsible, engaged citizens, connected to their community through solving real problems and supporting community initiatives.
YC²S - Cultivates an inquiry mindset and curiosities that creates lifelong learners.
YC²S - Provides community & service learning experiences that create responsible engaged citizens.
- YC²S - Provides a platform that fulfill a student’s curiosities, wonders, and passions.
An unwavering belief in relationships
We believe a nurturing positive relationship with the child and parent are essential to accelerate learning and joy (cultivating the genius in each scholar).
All stakeholders are critical in the education process
We see parents as a valuable asset to their child’s education. We intentional seek out community partnerships to provide learning experiences for our students.
Learning happens everywhere
We believe the home and community are the first learning environments of a student. Learning can take place wherever the brain is engaged.
Passion, curiosity, and inquiry
We are student focused and will cultivate critical thinking skills to support their passions and curiosities.
MAIN Phone Number: 734 - 221 - 1696
Kim Couch, Secretary
We are located at 1076 Ecorse, Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Please use the ROSEWOOD AVE Entrance when visiting us in person.
Miss Kier Ingraham, M.Ed.
Principal and Founder
Monday - Friday 7:45 am-3:15 pm
K - 8th Grades
Full Day - Monday thru Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 a.m .- 11:30 a.m.
Director of Dining Services