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YPSI Connected Community School

Grades K - 8

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Kindergarten Round-up Choices

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

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

Link to Preschool Interest Form

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

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. 


YC2 Newsletters


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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    • 1/2 Day
      Date: Jun 6
      Calendar: YCS District Calendar
  • 7 Jun
    • 1/2 Day - Last Day of School
      Date: Jun 7
      Calendar: YCS District Calendar
    • WEOC Meeting 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      WEOC Meeting
      Date: Jun 7
      Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
      Calendar: YCS District Calendar

      Unless noted all meetings will begin at 11:00 am at the WISD unless noted below:
      Location:1819 S. Wagner Road Ann Arbor, MI 48106

      Join with Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/kbh-vahr-gvh Or dial: (US) +1 563-293-5035 PIN: 224420923# Learn more about Meet at: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720

Mission Statement

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.

Our Values

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.

Earth Day

Wild Robot Art Showcase

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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.

Principal Ingraham

Miss Kier Ingraham, M.Ed.

Principal and Founder

Virtual Office

Monday - Friday 7:45 am-3:15 pm

Zoom Link to Office

Parent/Guardian Resource Page

Grade Level

K - 8th Grades

School Hours

Full Day - Monday thru Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Early Dismissal
8:00 a.m .- 11:30 a.m.

Director of Dining Services