Enrollment Excellence and Equity in Education

K-12 Online Registration

Welcome to Kentwood Public Schools! We are proud to be the most diverse school district in the state of Michigan and in the top 10 for diversity in the nation. We work hard to reach our vision of excellence and equity in education for all students. We look forward to welcoming your child(ren) to KPS and supporting you throughout the registration process.

To get started click on the information below. If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact us at 616-455-4400. Again, welcome to Kentwood Public Schools and Go Falcons!

Online registration for the 2024-2025 school year is now open. Current KPS students who will be returning next school year must register between now and May 10, 2024.

To register for Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP), please visit preschool.kentisd.org.  GSRP is a preschool program for 4-year-olds operated by the Kent ISD. This enrollment opens March 1, 2024. 

To register for Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) classroom program, please click here. Please note, students must have an active IEP indicating ECSE classroom programming to register for this option.

Call our early childhood center 616-493-5693 with any questions. 

Please click here to start the registration process.

NOTE: Young 5s and Kindergarten offered at all ten elementary schools - all day, every day. 

If you are a new or existing parent without a ParentVUE account, click here to create a ParentVUE account.  It only takes a few minutes and can be used for registration and checking important information about your students.  You must have an active email address to use Online Registration.

(For support with your ParentVUE account, please email vuesupport@kentwoodps.org.

Before we are able to complete the enrollment process, we will need the following required documentation. You are able to upload these documents during the online registration, or you can choose to bring them to the school office.

1) Birth Certificate- we can accept a copy of the original and they can be uploaded during the registration process

2) Identification of parent/legal guardian
-Photo ID- state ID- Employment ID- Passport- Green Card- Permanent resident card

3) Residency verification

  • Current mortgage/lease document
  • property tax statement
  • closing papers- within the past 30 days
  • purchase agreement- signed by all parties with closing date indicated
  • landlord affidavit
  • Utility bill- gas, electric, water dated within the last 30-60 days

4) Immunization Record

Kentwood Public Schools participates in the Kent ISD Schools of Choice plan. This is for those students who live within Kent County but outside of the boundaries of our district but would like to attend Kentwood Public Schools. We appreciate your interest in attending Kentwood! Please follow the steps below.

The School of Choice applications are now open and will remain open till May 10, 2024 at 4pm. Please click on the school of choice link where you will find information and the online form. 

May 13-17, 2024, districts with applications that exceed target number for SOC acceptance will hold a random draw. 

Districts will notify families of their acceptance by May 24, 2024. 

The deadline for parents to notify the choice district of acceptance or refusal is May 31, 2024. Please reach out to the Student Services Department if you have any questions.