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New Student Registration

We're looking forward to welcoming you to the Jenison Public Schools community! The easiest way to register your student is online by following our registration process, however, if you require additional assistance our registrar would be happy to assist you at the Administration Offices located in the Jenison Center for the Arts building. 

NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION

UPCOMING SCHOOL YEAR
2024-2025 
Register a new student for the upcoming school year by clicking the link below:
 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

The following documents will be required at the time of enrollment. You can either upload the documentation during the online registration process or bring them to the Administration Office for photocopies. 
  • Proof of Residency (photocopy of utility bill, tax statement, house buy/sell agreement or rental agreement).
  • Up-To-Date Immunization Record.
  • Photocopy of your child’s original Certified Birth Certificate.
    Please note it 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 can 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 on the appropriate link:

SCHOOLS OF CHOICE

Jenison Public Schools offer outstanding instructional and extra-curricular programs and, through Schools of Choice, is pleased to offer these programs to non-resident students.  Most students residing within the Ottawa, Kent, Muskegon, or Allegan Counties may attend Jenison Public Schools under Schools of Choice.

HOW DOES SCHOOLS OF CHOICE WORK?

Districts across West Michigan have agreed to accept and release students across district boundaries provided students meet requirements.  Parents will complete the Schools of Choice Application as part of the online registration.

IF ONE CHILD IS ACCEPTED, WILL SIBLINGS BE ACCEPTED?

Yes, siblings are accepted provided they meet the requirements. Once children are enrolled they are considered Jenison Public Schools students until graduation.

CAN I REQUEST A SPECIFIC SCHOOL BUILDING?

Yes, we will make every effort to honor your request. If classes are full at your requested building you will be notified and we will work with you prior to placing your child at another building.

IS TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE FOR SCHOOLS OF CHOICE STUDENTS?

Students who live outside of the Jenison Public Schools enrollment boundaries are not normally transported. However, this decision is based on whether the student can be picked up at an existing bus stop. Our transportation department will work with you in determining if transportation is available.

SCHOOLS OF CHOICE INFORMATION

Jenison Public Schools is now accepting 2024-2025 Schools of Choice Applications under Section 105 (residents within Ottawa County) and Section 105c (residents outside Ottawa County) for grades Transitional Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Parents can apply by:
  1. Completing the 2024-2025 Online Registration or accessing the Non-Resident Enrollment Application on our website on this page.
  2. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, August 23, 2024.

Important consideration for parents and students applying for Schools of Choice: 
  • According to the rules of the MHSAA there are eligibility criteria that every transfer student-athlete needs to be aware of. Please contact the Jenison High School Guidance Office at 616-667-3360 for more information. 

Parents of special education students should contact Julie Roby, Director of Special Education, at 616-667-3235 prior to applying.
DISTRICT REGISTRAR
616-667-3232 Phone
616-457-8898 Fax
Office Hours 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Open Year Round)
JR. HIGH SCHOOL REGISTRAR
616-667-3250 Phone
616-457-8090 Fax
Office Hours 7:30 a.m-2:30 p.m.
 
SR. HIGH SCHOOL REGISTRAR
616-667-3360 Phone
616-457-4070 Fax
Office Hours 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
 
JIA REGISTRAR
Online Grades K-12
Part-Time Homeschool Partnership 
616-457-8477 Phone
616-457-8470 Fax
Office Hours 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (Open Year Round)
 
ECC -PRESCHOOL REGISTRAR
616-777-6534 phone
616-457-8492 fax
Office Hours 7:45-4:15 (open Year Round)
 

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