2023-24 Enrollment Opens February 7, 2023!

Welcome to Zeeland Public Schools!

We are dedicated to providing the best educational experience, beginning at enrollment. ZPS has conveniently placed all enrollment materials online to promote a safe and healthy enrollment process.

Enrollment is now open for grades Y5-12.  Please get in touch with the school secretary in the building your child will attend with questions. If you are unsure which school boundary you reside in, please refer to the district boundary map.  If you are out of district, please refer to the School of Choice 105/105(c) section below.

The pre-admission application for Spanish Immersion and ZQuest is closed, however if you are interested in getting on a waitlist, please call 616-748-3375 to inquire about Spanish Immersion, and 616-748-3065 to inquire about ZQuest.   

For ZPS Preschool information, please see the tab below titled Preschool Enrollment.

Preschool Enrollment Forms

Information will is available online. For information about Preschool Opportunities and Requirements, please visit Preschool Registration Information page.

INFORMATION SESSIONS 

Information Night at Woodbridge 6-7PM

ENROLLMENT FOR GRADES Y5-12TH

ZPS online enrollment for the 23-24 school year will open February 7, 2023. 

If you have a NEW STUDENT to register for Zeeland Public Schools click here to Enroll Now! If your student already attends ZPS, there is no need to re-enroll (if your child is currently at ECC, please register). PLEASE NOTE: A laptop is optimal for online registration. We are seeing some issues with smartphones/tablets not being user-friendly for this application process.    

Computers are also available for your use to register at all buildings and the Administration office; please call for an appointment. If you still require a hard copy of the enrollment packet, please contact your home building or the Administration office at 748-3002. 

For preschool enrollment, please see Preschool Enrollment above.

Notification of 2023-24 Application Process for
Zeeland Public Schools special programming enrollment: 
Spanish Immersion and ZQuest

Registration

Registration for Zeeland Public Schools specialized programs is a two-step process:

1.  Pre-admission online. Link will be available at ZPS.org beginning February 6, 2023, at 12 PM until 9 PM. This is an electronic time-stamped numbering process for applications.

2.  Admission paperwork must be submitted on February 7, 2023 between 9 am and 9 pm EST. Enrollment can be submitted online or in person. If you are submitting in person:

  • Spanish Immersion enrollment paperwork will be received at New Groningen Elementary, 10542 Chicago Drive, Zeeland.
  • ZQuest enrollment paperwork will be received at Roosevelt Elementary, 175 W. Roosevelt, Zeeland.

Acceptance

Acceptance of Spanish Immersion Enrollment will be prioritized by the following:

  1. Siblings of currently enrolled ZPS Spanish Immersion students
  2. Children of current ZPS Spanish Immersion staff
  3. Applicants who live in district of Zeeland Public Schools, utilizing time stamped order of acceptance
  4. Applicants who live out of district of Zeeland Public Schools, utilizing time stamped order of acceptance

Acceptance of ZQuest Enrollment will be prioritized by the following:

  1. Siblings of currently enrolled ZPS ZQuest students
  2. Children of current ZPS staff
  3. Applicants who live in district of Zeeland Public Schools, utilizing time stamped order of acceptance
  4. Applicants who live out of district of Zeeland Public Schools, utilizing time stamped order of acceptance

Notification of Placement

Families will be notified of their acceptance to a Zeeland Public Schools special program by April 14, 2023.

Questions

Questions on the procedures listed should be directed to the Office of the Superintendent.

 

The 2022-23 SCHOOL OF CHOICE WINDOW IS NOW CLOSED.

If you are a current student and have moved out of the Zeeland district, please contact your school building to fill out and return the 2022-23 105/105c form.

The school of choice window will not be open for second semester.  If you live outside of the Zeeland district, and would like to apply for school of choice for the 2023-2024 school year, the application is available in the link below.

Read the Frequently Asked Questions for answers to many common questions. 

 

2023-2024 Out of District School of Choice Application

The Zeeland Public School District participates in and will accept enrollment of non-resident students for the following schools of choice programs for the 2023-2024 school year as follows:

  • Section 105 Program (non-resident students within Ottawa Area ISD) – applications for the start of the 2023-2024 school year accepted from January 3, 2023 – July 31, 2023 @ 3:00 pm.
  • Section 105c Program (non-resident students within contiguous ISD) – applications for the start of the 2023-2024 school year accepted from January 3, 2023 – July 31, 2023 @ 3:00 pm.

Applications may be returned via hand delivery, US Mail, fax or email. To avoid an application getting misplaced, please return it to the address on the form, not the building you hope to attend.  Zeeland Public Schools will have unlimited openings for 2023-2024, but program or building preference can not be guaranteed with acceptance.  Building placement will take place in mid to late May for all grades.

 

 

For the 2023-24 academic year, families who live within the Zeeland district who would like to apply for an in-district transfer to a building other than their assigned boundary school building are asked to fill out the school building transfer form. The School Building Transfer form (formerly the In District Transfer form) will be available and accepted February 7, 2023 until April 10, 2023 for BRAND NEW transfer requests. All requests received by this date will be reviewed sometime after spring break and you will be notified by email.  Applications received after April 10 will be reviewed at a later date. This form is required for all new in-district transfer requests for the fall of 2023.   Please make sure to read ZPS in-district transfer policy for in district requests. 

 

Kindergarten Age Waivers / Notification of Early Enrollment forms are also available for those seeking to enroll their child in Kindergarten for 2023-24, but who do not meet the September 1, 2023 guideline. If your child has a birth date between September 2, 2018 and December 1, 2018, you can submit a Kindergarten Age Waiver.  Also, please note that if you are seeking Young Fives, the same dates apply for eligibility but no waiver is needed.

Enroll For 2022-2023

Enrollment is open for the 2022-2023 academic year for BRAND NEW students: ENROLL HERE.   Please do not enroll if your student already attends ZPS for Y5-12th grade.   Once you have completed and submitted your enrollment, you will receive a confirmation email.  If you do not receive an email, please contact Mary Miilu at 616-748-3002.

Young 5's & Kindergarten Screening

Welcome to ZPS! 

When available, documents for parents with incoming Young 5 or Kindergarten students will be posted here. If you have questions, please call your child's assigned building for assistance.