Kindergarten Enrollment

Registering your child for Kindergarten or Young 5s

See the informational flier for details:

PDF Document2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration Information Flier

Parents/guardians of current Young 5 students at APS: There is no need to register your child for Kindergarten if your child is currently attending the APS Young 5s Program.

Kindergarten Registration Video

Kindergarten Registration for 2022-2023 School Year

External Link2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration

QR code to enrollment link


Other Documents Required at Registration

  • Your child's Birth Certificate - original or a copy. Birth certificates provided by a hospital or physician are not valid.  
  • Proof of Residency: Utility bill, lease or mortgage (No auto or voter registration, subscriptions, etc.)
  • Health Form: Completed and signed by a physician

This form must have a physician's signature to be valid. You may also present a health form from one year prior, completed and signed by a physician.
PDF DocumentHealth Appraisal Form

  • Complete Immunization Record or valid Immunization Waiver provided by The Ottawa County Department of Public Health or Medical Immunization Waiver signed by a physician. See immunization requirements and waiver information in the right-hand column. 
  • Vision and Hearing Screening

Please feel free to use the following letter to forward to your child's health care provider to request they forward the appropriate records directly to the registration office.
PDF DocumentHealth Care Provider Letter

All documents must be provided BEFORE your child will be permitted to begin school. 

NOTE: To register students to ride APS buses, visit the Transportation page after you register your child for school.

Additional Documents

If you are having difficulty gathering or uploading the additional documents required for registration you may:

Deliver to:
Allendale Public Schools
District Administration Office (use Door A)
10505 Learning Lane
Allendale MI 49401

There is a secure drop box located outside door A for after hours drop off.

Email to:

Fax to:

If you have questions please call the District Office at 616-892-5570 or Allendale Early Childhood Center at 616-892-5580.

District Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Allendale Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, amnesty,  limited English proficiency in any of its programs or activities, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

District Administration Office
10505 Learning Lane
Allendale, MI 49401

Children MUST BE 5 YEARS OLD ON OR BEFORE SEPTEMBER 1, 2021, to enroll in Kindergarten or Young 5s for the 2021-2022 school year.

Exception for parents/guardians residing in the Allendale School District 

*Parents/Guardians of children turning 5 years of age between September 2 and December 1 may submit enrollment forms during Kindergarten Registration. We will make every effort to consider your child's registration for the upcoming school year.

Immunization Information

External LinkVaccines Required for School Entry  in Michigan

External LinkOttawa County Immunization Requirements & Waiver Information 

Additional Medical Forms For Medical Conditions

PDF DocumentPrescribed Medications Form (Requires a physician's signature)

PDF DocumentOver the Counter Medications Form

PDF DocumentDietary Accommodations form for food Allergies (Requires a physician's signature)

PDF DocumentAsthma Action Plan (Requires a physician's signature)