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Enrollment Procedures


Administration Building
Enrollment Office
13900 Granzon
Oak Park, MI. 48237

The Enrollment Office is open weekdays from 8am to 4pm.
Contact: Angela Smith  asmith@oakparkschools.org

You may also call: 248-336-7708

District Information 

Oak Park Public schools offer a solid early learners program, grades K-6, at Einstein, Key, and Pepper Elementary Schools, with Pre-K at Key only. Our secondary programs feature an exceptional educational experience that prepares middle school learners, grades 7-8, to become critical thinkers at Oak Park Preparatory Academy. The OPHS Freshman Institute (9th grade) offers one-to-one technology in a single grade academy, where students are supported during their first year of high school. Oak Park High School offers three newly designed career academies to our 10th – 12th grade students, along with opportunities for advanced placement and vocational training. NOVA Discipline Academy offers support for students 8-15 who need a non-traditional learning environment, while the Oak Park Alternative Education Center offers opportunities to students ages 16-19 with vocational trades and high school diploma all in one building. All students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities which enhance their educational experience. Oak Park School District offers learning opportunities that prepare students for the 21st century.

Forms and documents for enrolling your child if you are a non-resident Schools of Choice Parent 

Forms and documents for enrolling your child if you are a resident of the Oak Park School dist 

Guidelines for enrolling if you are a resident of the Oak Park School District 

Please gather the required documents below. Along with those, please fill out the resident enrollment pack or Schools of Choice enrollment pack.Bring these documents to the Enrollment Office between the hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm.  All the documents listed below are required. Final enrollment will only be complete once all documents have been provided.

  • Original Birth Certificate with Seal or Valid Passport

  •  Immunization Records (up to date) – Provided by a doctor or health department, including proof of Varicella (chicken pox). Your child’s immunization records must be updated before school starts.
     
  • Health Appraisal Form – May be required for kindergarten, middle school and high school only. Your child cannot be enrolled without immunization records and proper documentation.
     
  • Vision Screening (Kindergarten only)

  • Transcripts – Transcripts & exit-drop slips for grades 10-12/report cards for grades 1-9
     
  •  Current IEP/MET - for students receiving Special Education services
     
  •  Photo ID of parent/guardian- name required to verify identity
     
  •  Probate Court Guardianship Papers (for Legal Guardians)
     
  • Residency Documentation and Verification –These documents are described below.

    Please Note: You must be the parent or legal guardian in order to enroll your child. 

Residency Documentation:

 

If you move to another address before school starts in the fall, it is your responsibility to notify us of your child’s school of your new address. Every new student will have their address verified according to the street address map prior to enrolling.

A "resident" is a person who owns or rents within the Oak Park School District.  One of the following documents must be provided at the time of enrollment:
 

  • Closing Statement
  • Current Signed Original Lease Purchase Agreement (Leasing agents may be contacted to verify all documents)
  • Mortgage Payment Book
  • Current Property Tax Bill -AND- 2 Current Bills for the residence covering a service period ending within 30 days of the enrollment date.

Two of the following documents also must be provided at the time of enrollment. Bills must show parent/guardian name and address within the Oak Park School District. Qualifying bills are:

  • Gas/Electric
  • City Water/Sewage
  • Telephone
  • Credit Card
  • Cable TV
  • Pay Stub with address
  • Satellite TV
  • Official Government Business Mail