kindergarten eligibility

A resident child must be five (5) years of age on or before September 1st in order to be eligible to attend kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year.

If a child is not five (5) years of age by the September 1st enrollment eligibility date, but will be five (5) years of age no later than December 1st, the parent/guardian may still enroll the child in kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year. The parent must notify the school district, in writing, prior to the beginning of the 2017-18 school year. Notification, by way of a completed Kindergarten Age Waiver , must be received in order for a child born between September 1 and December 1, 2012 to be enrolled in kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year.

More information regarding Kindergarten Eligibility can be found on the following sites:

http://michigan.gov/documents/kindergarten_122554_7.pdf

http://legislature.mi.gov/doc.aspx?mcl-380-1147