Young Fives Program and Kindergarten

  • Enrollment Eligibilty for the 2020-21 School Year

    • Kindergarten - Eligible students must turn 5 by December 1, 2020, to enroll in Kindergarten. Exceptions to the December 1st deadline are not allowed. Students who turn 5 after December 1, 2020 are eligible for enrollment in regular Kindergarten the Fall of 2021.
    • Young Fives - Eligible students must turn 5 between May 1 and December 1, 2020, to be considered. Exceptions to the December 1st deadline are not allowed. Students who turn 5 after December 1, 2020 are eligible for enrollment in regular Kindergarten the Fall of 2021.

    Enrollment Eligibilty for the 2021-22 School Year

    • Kindergarten - Eligible students must turn 5 by December 1, 2021, to enroll in Kindergarten. Exceptions to the December 1st deadline are not allowed. Students who turn 5 after December 1, 2021 are eligible for enrollment in regular Kindergarten the Fall of 2022.
    • Young Fives - Eligible students must turn 5 between May 1 and December 1, 2021, to be considered. Exceptions to the December 1st deadline are not allowed. Students who turn 5 after December 1, 2021 are eligible for enrollment in regular Kindergarten the Fall of 2022.

    More information regarding the Kindergarten and Young Fives Programs can be found on the AAPS Early Childhood Programs page.

    For the Kindergarten Virtual Round-Up Schedule and Links click here.


     

    Kindergarten and Young Fives Enrollment Information

    Whether you are planning to attend your designated neighborhood school or wish to apply to attend another AAPS elementary school, all newly enrolled Kindergarten and Young Fives students must complete an enrollment application. General enrollment information follows.

    We encourage all families to apply at the earliest opportunity.

    Pre-enrollment to enroll in your neighborhood/attendance area school will open on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.  To apply go to a2schools.org/enroll.

    AAPS residents (residing within the Ann Arbor Public Schools district boundaries), requesting a Space Available In-District Transfer, may apply in the window opening on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.  The deadline for the first round is Monday, April 5 at 5:00pm.  For more information go to a2schools.org/enrollment and click on In-District Transfer.

    Schools of Choice (for families who reside outside of the Ann Arbor Public Schools district boundaries) will occur in late Spring.  For more information go to a2schools.org/enrollment and click on Schools of Choice.

    Young Fives / Early Kindergarten Program - Determined by Space Available for all students

    • Eligible students must turn 5 between May 1 and December 1, 2021, to be considered. Exceptions to the December 1st deadline are not allowed. Students who turn 5 after December 1, 2021, are eligible for enrollment in regular Kindergarten in the Fall of 2022.
    • Enrollment is limited at each building.
    • Full-day Young Fives is offered at all elementary and K-8 buildings with the exceptions of Ann Arbor Open and Pattengill Elementary.  In addition, half-day Young Fives is offered at Abbot Elementary school only.
    • Interested families must complete an online pre-enrollment application at a2schools.org/enrollment.  Note: Interest forms collected at the schools are not applications for enrollment.
    • In each application window, as applicable, priority is given to 1) Students who live in the school’s attendance area, 2) Siblings of currently enrolled transfer student(s) who will attend the same school in the enrolling year, 3) Resident In-District Transfers, and 4) New Schools of Choice students. Random draws will determine placement as needed.

    Kindergarten - Regular

    • Eligible students must turn 5 by December 1, 2021, to enroll in Kindergarten. Exceptions to the December 1st deadline are not allowed. Students who turn 5 after December 1, 2021, are eligible for enrollment in regular Kindergarten in the Fall of 2022.
    • Families must complete an online pre-enrollment application at a2schools.org/enrollment.  Note: Interest forms collected at the schools are not applications for enrollment.
    • In-District Transfer regular Kindergarten students applying to attend the same school as a sibling, have placement priority provided that the currently enrolled sibling will attend the same school in the enrolling year.
    • In each application window, as applicable, priority is given to 1) Students who live in the school’s attendance area, 2) Resident In-District Transfers, and 3) New Schools of Choice students. Random draws will determine placement as needed.

    Questions

    • If you have any questions about the Young Fives or regular Kindergarten program please call any of the school locations or contact the office of Elementary Education at goodmanr@a2schools.org or call 734-994-2252.
    • For questions regarding the online enrollment process, please contact the Student Accounting and Research Services office at enroll@a2schools.org (best) or leave a voice message at 734-994-2249.