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Enrollment Information

Welcome to the HPS neighborhood!

We look forward to meeting your family and thank you for the opportunity to educate your child(ren). We know that you will be pleased with our experienced staff and high learning expectations. Parents are an important part of a child's learning experience--we encourage you to become actively involved in your neighborhood school.

Student assignments are based on home addresses (if you are unsure of your neighborhood school, please 616-494-2950 for assistance).

To enroll your child, you may stop in at your neighborhood school, or download the Enrollment form, (Formulario de Inscripcion del Estudiante), complete, and bring to your school office. You may also download the Record Release Form, (Solicitud de Record de la Escuela), which gives HPS permission to get your child's records from previous schools. It is a state requirement that the birth certificate and vaccination record of your child must be presented upon enrollment. Proof of residency is also required--please bring a current bill, lease agreement or license that shows your current address. Please use the Health Appraisal Form for students that are entering preschool or kindergarten. Also the MDE Concussion Form (English) (Spanish) should be filled out

We will again be doing a  "screening" process for incoming kindergartners. The screening begins this summer. Parents are asked to call 494-2044 to set up a time for their kindergartner. 

Here is the info about KINDERGARTEN SCREENING. 

Our Schools 2017-18
 

K-7 Schools Holland High Holland Early College VR Tech
East Grades Grades Grades
West 8 - 12 8 - 13 11 - 12
Jefferson      
Heights       
Holland Language Academy      

 

VR Tech - at Holland High School - Credit Recovery/GED Prep/Drop-Out Prevention Program - Contact Tung Nguyen at 494-2200.

Holland Early College - Students take all classes in a largely project-based, technology driven learning model. Here is the application form for Holland Early College. Students not currently enrolled in HPS must attached a completed K-12 enrollment form, too.

Bussing Information
Students who live more than 1 1/4 miles from their neighborhood school are eligible for transportation through Holland Public Schools.

School Supplies
Kindergarten through 5th grade students should have a backpack and an extra pair of shoes for gym.

For more information on enrolling in Holland Public Schools, please contact the Administration building at 616-494-2000 

Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) 
Holland Public Schools enrolls children in the Great Start Readiness Program. To be eligible your child must be 4 years of age on or before September 1st of the program year attending, and the family must meet income eligibility and/or risk factors established by the State.  Please download the GSRP application. (
English)  (SpanishFill out this form and return it directly to Holland ECC at Maplewood at 925 Central Ave to begin the enrollment process. 

Non-Resident Enrollment
Holland Public Schools participates in the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District's Choice Program. This allows parents who reside outside of the Holland Public Schools boundaries to choose an HPS school for their child(ren). An application does not guarantee admission. Space and other considerations are factors. All applications must be filled out completely and faxed our pupil accounting office. The fax number is 392-8225. Non-Resident Enrollment Application
 
Internal Transfers
  • Families who would like to send their child(ren) to a school other than their neighborhood school may fill out an internal transfer request. 
  • Requests will be honored based on space and availability in the school requested.
  • Parents who transfer their students out of their neighborhood school are responsible for bringing their children to and from school.
  • Once approved, internal transfer students will be grandfathered into the requested school.

Internal Transfer Rules (English)
Internal Transfer Request


Solicitud de Cambio Interno del Estudiante
Solicitud de Cambio Interno Regulaciones

 

Student Learner Profiles
If you would like to share your child's unique learning style with the building principal prior to the classroom assignments please fill out the appropriate form below. Please turn in the forms no later than May 1. Student Learner Profile

Kindergarten Waiver Information
The kindergarten age requirement is that students must be 5 by September 1, 2017 to enroll for kindergarten. If your resident student turns 5 by December 1, 2017 you may be eligible for a 
Kindergarten Waiver 
English (Spanish).   Please contact your school of enrollment for additional information.