Schools of Choice


Schools of Choice 2018-2019

East Grand Rapids Public Schools will participate in Schools of Choice in both the Kent Intermediate Superintendents’ Association (KISA) Collaborative Schools of Choice Program and the State of Michigan Section 105C Schools of Choice Program for the 2018-2019 academic year.

On March 19, 2018, the East Grand Rapids Board of Education voted to accept 15 students into the 2018-2019 KISA Collaborative Schools of Choice Program, and one additional (1) student into the State of Michigan Section 105c Schools of Choice Program. The 2018-2019 openings, per program, are:

KISA PROGRAM ~ For Residents of Kent County Only

K

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

11th

12th

15

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

STATE OF MICHIGAN SECTION 105c PROGRAM ~ For Residents of Counties Contiguous to Kent County Only

K

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

9th

10th

11th

12th

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0


Please visit www.kentisd.org for additional information regarding openings/grade levels for all 20 public schools in the Kent Intermediate School District.

If your student is entering the 8th, 9th or 10th grade, please go to the EGRPS Tuition Enrollment Program webpage for information on how the process works.

Eligibility

KISA Collaborative Schools of Choice Program ~ All students who are residents of Kent Intermediate School Districts are eligible to apply for enrollment in any Kent ISD Public School that has an available opening at the grade level the student will be entering.

State of MI Section 105C Schools of Choice Program ~ Students who reside in a school district that is in a different ISD, but that borders Kent ISD, may apply under the Schools of Choice 105c plan, depending on available openings.

Students who have been suspended or expelled may be excluded from both programs.

Deadlines for the 2018-2019 Choice Plan:

  • Applications accepted April 9 - May 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm
  • Parents notified by May 21, 2018 if student is accepted
  • Parents confirm decision to attend by May 30, 2018
  • Wait list families notified of any openings and confirm decision to attend May 30 - June 29, 2018

Applications

Applications may be submitted in any one of the following ways:
  • Email to: enrollment@egrps.org
  • Fax to: 616-235-3256
  • Mail to or submit in person at our District Office, 2915 Hall Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
 

Policies and Regulations

  • Please review the Schools of Choice policies and regulations as set by the Kent Intermediate Superintendents’ Association here.
  • Please review the policies and regulations for the State of MI Section 105C Schools of Choice Program here.
 

Transportation

Transportation is the responsibility of the student's family.

 

Questions and Additional Information

For additional information, please contact our district registrar at (616) 235-3535 or enrollment@egrps.org