Elementary Enrollment (K-6 Online)
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The open enrollement period for JIA Elementary (K-6 Online) for the 2019 - 2020 school year opens Friday, January 18.

Applications for students applying for K-6 online enrollment with JIA Elementary and who reside in one of the following Counties: Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Ottawa are being accepted for the 2019-2020 school year.

JIA Elementary (K-6 Online) Program Description

Elementary School students in grades K - 6 are provided mastery-based curriculum, which is delivered and supported by JIA staff and based on an individualized academic plan.  Elementary students utilize a web-based platform with options for participation in bi-weekly STEM education lessons at the JIA Offices.

Student Application Process


STEP 1: Elementary (K-6 Online) Application

Before completing the district registration in Step 2, please access the following link, answer the questions as thoroughly as possible.

JIA Elementary (K-6) Online Application

STEP 2: District Enrollment Registration

Using the link provided, any parent or guardian may complete an enrollment registration electronically.

Electronic Registration (2019-2020 School Year)

All children entering either Kindergarten program must be screened prior to placement.  To schedule a screening appointment follow the link below or contact Lorri via email at Lgierman@JPSonline.org.

Kindergarten Screening Sign-Up (March 4 - March 8, 2019)

STEP 3: Submitting Additional Documentation

At the time of enrollment, you will need to provide us with the following documents.  You can either upload these as part of the online registration process or bring them to the JIA Offices where we can make a photocopy for our records.

Other Required Documentation for Enrollment

  • Proof of Residency (photocopy of utility bill, house buy/sell agreement, or rental agreement)
  • Photocopy of your Child's Original Birth Certificate*
  • Up-to-Date Immunization Record
  • Additional Documents if Applicable (Court Orders, Custody Documents, etc.)

*Please Note: The birth certificate must be a certified copy, not the hospital certificate that shows the child's footprints.  If you don't have a certified birth certificate, you may order one from the County Clerk's Office in the county where your child was born.  You may download ordering instructions for Kent or Ottawa County by clicking the appropriate link below:

Kent County
Ottawa County