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Kindergarten 2021 Registration
Kindergarten registration

Hello to the Parents of the Class of 2034!

This is an exciting time for you and your child, and Utica Community Schools is here to help transition your students into our nationally-recognized schools.  

Here are some things to know to get you started:

Kindergarten Eligibility 
Children can be enrolled for kindergarten if they turn five on or before December 1, 2021. Please note – If your child is born between September 2 and December 1, 2016, you will need to complete a waiver in order to be enrolled for kindergarten (See Below).  A waiver is not required for children who were born on or before September 1, 2016. 

Vision and Hearing Screening

Michigan law requires hearing and vision screening prior to starting kindergarten. For information on screenings available through Macomb County, please see this link

Enroll Now in UCS!

You can enroll now for the 2021-22 school year by following this link

During registration, you will be asked to upload:
  • Child's birth certificate
  • Michigan driver's license, Michigan ID or appropriate employment picture ID
  • Lease agreement, closing papers or property tax bill
  • Immunization records detailing the day, month and year your child was vaccinated against measles, rubella, diphtheria, tetanus, polio, hepatitis B and other serious illnesses. If you need information on immunizations waivers or forms, please visit this link

Please Note - The online registration tool is not compatible with older versions of the Internet Explorer browser.   Please use the Microsoft Edge browser, Firefox or Google Chrome to complete the registration process. 

If your child was born after September 1

Your child may still be enrolled in the district - even after the cutoff day - with a signed waiver. You may find the waiver here

Introducing - New Young Fives Program

The Young Fives program provides young children additional time to prepare for a successful kindergarten and school experience. The program fosters social, emotional, physical and academic development through a year of growth and discovery for children who need additional time for development and maturity before entering kindergarten. Students who take part in the Young Fives program will transition to traditional kindergarten the following school year. 
Students enrolling in the young fives program need to meet the age guidelines for enrollment in kindergarten.  

More information is available at this link

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