Enrollment

Welcome to Zeeland Public Schools!

We are dedicated to providing the best education experience, beginning at enrollment. ZPS is working diligently to place all 2021 enrollment materials online to promote a safe and healthy enrollment process. Beginning on January 25, ZPS will provide an online video for parents to watch to learn more about our programming for Young Fives and Kindergarten. Enrollment will begin online (or in person for those who prefer) beginning February 16. Should you have a question while filling out a form, please contact the school secretary in the building your child will attend.

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

Pre-Admission (Spanish Immersion / ZQuest)

Click for Pre-Admission Link

Both Spanish Immersion and ZQuest participate in an online pre-admission process. This link will be available at noon on February 15, 2021 and remain open until February 16 at 4:00 pm. This is a time-stamped numbering process to secure an application order. You must also submit an enrollment packet on Tuesday, February 16 between 9 am and 4 pm.

 

District Tour

Learn more about Zeeland Public Schools in this District Tour video:

 

Preschool Enrollment Forms

Information will be available online beginning January 18, 2021. Enrollment begins February 1, 2021.

For information about Preschool Opportunities and Requirements, please visit Preschool Registration Information page.

K-12 Enrollment

For preschool enrollment, please see Preschool Enrollment above.

Online Enrollment is Coming!  ZPS enrollment will be online for the 21-22 school year.  If you still require a hard copy of the enrollment packet, please contact your home building or the Administration office at 748-3002.  

Kindergarten enrollment will open February 16, 2021.

Notification of 2021-2022 Application Process for
Zeeland Public Schools (ZPS) 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 15, 2021 at noon until February 16, 2021 at 4 pm. This is a time stamped numbering process for applications.

2.  Admission paperwork must be submitted on February 16, 2020 between 9 am and 4 pm EST. Applications can be submitted online or in person.

  • Spanish Immersion admission paperwork will be received at New Groningen Elementary, 10542 Chicago Drive, Zeeland.
  • ZQuest admission 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 1, 2021.

Questions

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

 

If you live outside of the Zeeland district, and would like to apply for School of Choice, please begin the application process with only the 2021 - 2022 105 & 105c form.

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

Upon acceptance, we will ask for further enrollment documents.

2020-2021 - Second semester

Zeeland Public Schools will not be accepting applications for new non-resident students for the second semester.  If you are a current student and have moved out of the Zeeland district, fill out and return the 2020-21 105/105c form and return to Central Administration or your building main office.

2021-2022

The Zeeland Public School District participates in and will accept enrollment of non-resident students for the following schools of choice programs for the 2021-2022 school year as follows:

  • Section 105 Program (non-resident students within Ottawa Area ISD) – applications for the start of the 2021-2022 school year accepted from January 4, 2021 – July 31, 2021 @ 3:00 pm.
  • Section 105c Program (non-resident students within contiguous ISD) – applications for the start of the 2021-2022 school year accepted from January 4, 2021 – July 31, 2021 @ 3:00 pm.

Applications may be returned via hand delivery, US Mail, fax or email.  Zeeland Public Schools will have unlimited openings for 2021-2022, but program or building preference can not be guaranteed with acceptance.

For the 2021-2022 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 an in-district transfer form. The In-District Transfer form will be available and accepted January 2, 2021 until April 11, 2021. Applications received after April 11 will be reviewed at a later date. This form is required for all new in-district transfer requests as well as in-district transfer students entering a transition year (entering grades 6 and 9) in the fall of 2021.

Kindergarten Age Waivers / Notification of Early Enrollment forms are also available for those seeking to enroll their child in Kindergarten but who do not meet the September 1, 2021 guideline. If your child has a birth date between September 2, 2016 and December 1, 2016, you can submit a Kindergarten Age Waiver.

Virtual Information Sessions

Parents  seeking information regarding Fall 2021 enrollment can click here to watch our virtual information sessions!

(available January 25, 2021)

 

Enrollment will begin Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

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. 

Parent Letter 
Parent Guide
Step-by-Step Process Instructions