Enrollment

WELCOME TO OAK PARK SCHOOLS 
ENROLLMENT CENTER 

It is important that you review the applicable list of required documents before filling out the application. We will not be able to process any applications unless all required documentation has been submitted.

There are two options for submitting your documents. You can upload the documents at Step 5 of your application, or you can bring your documents in person to one of our enrollment dates posted on our website. However you decide to enroll, you will need to fill out an online application.

If you decide to bring your documents in person, make sure you have ALL the documents needed for enrollment. Those who do not have the mandatory paperwork will be asked to return with everything needed to enroll.

Here at Oak Park Schools, we count it a privilege to serve our families and community. Oak Park residents, Pre-K through 12, can enroll at any time using our online platform. We also offer in-person enrollment dates for your convenience.

Please be sure to review the list of required documents prior to filling out your enrollment application. We will be unable to accept any applications unless all documents are present. Incomplete applications will be deleted after 30 days. 

Click the following link to begin the pre-enrollment process:

Online Enrollment Link

In-person enrollment dates will be posted soon. However, we are requesting that an online application be submitted online prior to your arrival. If technology assistance is needed, it will be available during our in-person enrollment days. 

PROOF OF RESIDENCY

Please provide one of the following:

  • Closing Statement
  • Deed
  • Recent property tax statement
  • Property transfer affidavit
  • Signed lease agreement including tenant and occupant names, beginning and ending dates (further documentation may be required)

Need two of the following:

Must be current with name and address of parent/guardian (no cable, phone, mobile phone):

  • Gas Statement
  • Electric Statement
  • Water Bill
  • Cable Bill
  • Official Government Business Mail
  • If applicable, legal guardianship documentation obtained from the Probate court is required at the time of enrollment.

PARENT OR GUARDIAN GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO IDENTIFICATION with current address (valid driver’s license, State I.D.)

CERTIFIED COPY OF STUDENT’S ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE

If birth certificate is missing – please click this link, complete and submit the following form:  Affidavit of Birth 30 day request 

IMMUNIZATION RECORDS

  • All immunization shots must be up to date. You can obtain these records from your child’s primary physician’s office or your local health department.

GRADES

Elementary & Middle School Students: 

  • Recent Report Card for students in grades 1 - 9 (students transferring mid-year must bring their grades to date from their old school as well)

High School Students: 

  • Unofficial Transcript for incoming students in grades 10 – 12. Students transferring mid-year must bring their grades to date from their old school as well.

Behavior Report (Grades 1-12)

  • Must submit a behavior report from the previous school. If there is no behavior to report then that will need to be documented and submitted as well.

If applicable, also submit the following documentation:

  • Special Education IEP and/or 504 documentation.

  • Preschool students will require last year’s W-2 or last 3 pay stubs.
  • Kindergarten and Preschool students will require a completed Health Appraisal form (signed by a physician). For the health appraisal form, click the following link: Health Appraisal

    Once you have submitted your student’s pre-enrollment application and uploaded the required documents, please email our Enrollment Specialist with your name and contact phone number at opsenrollment@opsk12.org

     

Oak Park School District welcomes non-resident families to enroll at this time. We will be accepting online applications for students who reside outside of the Oak Park School District,  April 4 - September 9, 2022.  Below are the scheduled start dates for Schools of Choice (SOC) students.

Please be sure to review the list of required documents prior to filling out your enrollment application. We will be unable to accept any applications unless all documents are present.
All applications need to be complete and documents submitted by September 7. 

Click the following link to begin the pre-enrollment process:

Online Enrollment Link

It is important that you do not apply before the assigned date for your child's grade level. If you have students in multiple grades, you can wait until the first day of the oldest child SOC window to start the pre-enrollment application. If you want to enroll them at the same time, the SOC enrollment dates are listed below. 

  • Pre-School, Continuously
  • Kindergarten-5 grade, April 4 - September 9, unlimited
  • 6-8 grade, June 13 - September 9, unlimited
  • 11-12 grade, June 13 - September 9, unlimited
  • 9-10 grade, August 1 - September 9, unlimited

Technology assistance is available in-person,  Monday - Thursday, 8:00am - 4:30pm until August 25, 2022. 

Appointments available August 28 - September 9. 


All Schools of Choice (SOC) pre-enrollments will need to be accompanied by a separate SOC application. Click here to print a SOC application, fill it out and upload it with the required documents. 

 

PROOF OF RESIDENCY

Need two of the following:

Must be current with name and address of parent/guardian:

  • Gas Statement
  • Electric Statement
  • Water Bill
  • Cable Bill
  • Phone Bill
  • Pay Stub
  • Official Government Business Mail
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Car Registration
  • If applicable, legal guardianship documentation obtained from the Probate court is required at the time of enrollment.

PARENT OR GUARDIAN GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO IDENTIFICATION with current address (valid driver’s license, State I.D.)

CERTIFIED COPY OF STUDENT’S ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE

If birth certificate is missing – please click this link, complete and submit the following form:  Affidavit of Birth 30 day request 

IMMUNIZATION RECORDS

  • All immunization shots must be up to date. You can obtain these records from your child’s primary physician’s office or your local health department.

GRADES

Elementary & Middle School Students: 

  • Recent Report Card for students in grades 1 - 9 (students transferring mid-year must bring their grades to date from their old school as well)

High School Students: 

  • Unofficial Transcript for incoming students in grades 10 – 12. Students transferring mid-year must bring their grades to date from their old school as well.

Behavior Report (Grades 1-12)

  • Must submit a behavior report from the previous school. If there is no behavior to report then that will need to be documented and submitted as well.

If applicable, also submit the following documentation:

  • Special Education IEP and/or 504 documentation.

  • Preschool students will require last year’s W-2 or last 3 pay stubs.
  • Kindergarten and Preschool students will require a completed Health Appraisal form (signed by a physician). For the health appraisal form, click the following link: Health Appraisal

 

 

Great Start Readiness Program
The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is Michigan's state-funded preschool Program for four-year-old children. Parents can enroll their preschool aged children at any time of the year using our online platform.

What you need to know

  • Children must be 4 years old by December 1st to be eligible
  • Families must meet qualifications set by Michigan Department of Education
  • Spaces for GSRP are limited and are not guaranteed
  • Notification of placements will start mid-to-late August
  • Choose grade 4P on application to indicate preschool

Please be sure to review the list of required documents prior to filling out your enrollment application. We will be unable to accept any applications unless all documents are present. We also offer in-person enrollment dates for your convenience. Incomplete applications will be deleted after 30 days.

Junior Kindergarten
Oak Park Schools is excited to offer our families Junior Kindergarten for the 2022-2023 school year! Junior Kindergarten will support kindergarten readiness through a play-based curriculum. Our program will cultivate academic and social-emotional learning and opportunities for play, creativity, and social skills development. We are proud to be able to offer students the gift of time to develop at their own pace, and to be prepared for academic success!

At this time, our Junior Kindergarten program space is limited (16 seats) for the 2022-2023 school year. This is a first come, first served program so please enroll as soon as possible. Once it is full, your child will be placed on a waitlist until a space becomes available. Go to the enrollment link below to enroll today!

Eligibility 

Eligible students must turn 5 years old between September 1st - December 1st. We are unable to accept students beyond the December 1st cutoff

*If your child's birth date falls outside this range, and you are interested in JK, please contact the Office of Early Childhood Education at (248) 336-7690.

Click the following link to begin the pre-enrollment process:

Online Enrollment Link

In-person enrollment dates will be posted soon. However, we are requesting that an application be submitted online prior to your arrival. If technology assistance is needed, it will be available during our in-person enrollment days.

PROOF OF RESIDENCY (In-district residents only)

Please provide one of the following:

  • Closing Statement
  • Deed
  • Recent property tax statement
  • Property transfer affidavit
     
  • Signed lease agreement including tenant and occupant names, beginning and ending dates (further documentation may be required)

Need two of the following: 
Must be current with name and address of parent/guardian

  • Gas Statement
  • Electric Statement
  • Water Bill
  • Cable Bill
  • Official Government Business Mail
     
  • If applicable, legal guardianship documentation obtained from the Probate court is required at the time of enrollment.

PARENT OR GUARDIAN GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO IDENTIFICATION with current address (valid driver’s license, State I.D.)

CERTIFIED COPY OF STUDENT’S ORIGINAL BIRTH CERTIFICATE

If birth certificate is missing – please click this link, complete and submit the following form: Affidavit of Birth 30 day request

IMMUNIZATION RECORDS

  • All immunization shots must be up to date. You can obtain these records from your child’s primary physician’s office or your local health department.

HEALTH APPRAISAL

  • Preschool students will require a completed Health Appraisal form (signed by a physician). For the health appraisal form, click the following link: Health Appraisal

PROOF OF INCOME (For Pre-K only) 

  • Last year’s W-2 or last 3 pay stubs

 

Enroll your student today and get the Oak Park Advantage!

Enrollment Office
13900 Granzon
Oak Park, MI 48237

For information please contact:

Robeyn Mitchell
Enrollment Specialist
Oak Park Schools

Registration:
Online Only.