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Kindergarten Resources

Enrollment is open!  

Visit BRPS Central Office to enroll your Kindergarten student for the 2022-23 school year.  We are located at 21034 15 Mile Road (in front of the High School) and are open from 7:30am - 4pm on Monday through Friday.  

Kindergarten Information Night

Our K team will be happy to answer any questions you may have about Kindergarten at Big Rapids Public Schools.  Simply join us on March 22nd at Big Rapids High School to meet with our staff and have an opportunity to enroll your student.  Please follow the timeframe outlined here:

Based on Student's Last Name
A - H I - P Q - Z
5:00 - 5:30pm 5:30-6:00pm 6:00-6:30pm

Feel free to call Central Office with questions at any time at (231) 796-2627.

Kindergarten Screenings

Kindergarten screenings will take place on June 13th & 14th at Big Rapids High School.  Our K team will meet with your child for about 15 minutes.  These appointment times will be made at the time of your child's enrollment.  If you enrolled but do not have an appointment, please call (231) 796-2627.

Kindergarten Open Houses

Parents will have an opportunity to visit their Kindergarten student's classroom with their children on August 23rd from 5-6:30pm.  Our K team will be making contact with families by August for placement information and they will schedule your open house time.  

*This format is subject to change based on state regulations in school buildings.  You will be informed by your student's teacher if changes are necessary.

First Day of Kindergarten

Kindergarten students will report to school for their first day on August 24th.  All students are being dismissed at 11:30 am that day.


Check out the helpful Kindergarten resources below:

To enroll your child for the 2022-23 academic year at Big Rapids Public Schools, please visit BRPS Central Office located at 21034 15 Mile Road between the hours of 7:30am and 4:00pm.

Be sure to bring your child's:

  • immunization records,
  • the child's birth certificate, and
  • the parent or guardian's proof of residency.  

(Proof of residency can be in the form of a driver's license, utility bill, or any other form that ties the parent or guardian to their stated address.)

For more information click here to be redirected to the BRPS Enrollment Information page or call (231) 796-2627.