Kindergarten Registration


We believe it is important to offer a variety of innovative instructional strategies and programs. Niles Community Schools offers Montessori Preschool (tuition) and Kindergarten, Kinder-Connections, and Kindergarten and Early Childhood Special Education programs.  When you combine this with the finest early educational staff in the state, you are providing your child with the tools vitally necessary for social and academic success.  We welcome you to join us as we begin your child’s educational journey within Niles Community Schools.


To be eligible for KINDERGARTEN, children must:

Be 5 years old on or before December 1, 2021 Have an official birth certificate Have vision and hearing screening Have proof of residency Have updated immunizations

Choose one of the following KINDERGARTEN Enrollment Dates:

  • Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 4:00-7:00 P.M.
  • Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 4:00-7:00 P.M.
  • Thursday, March 18, 2021 from 6:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.
  • Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 6:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.

These will be held at each of the elementary buildings: 

Ballard Elementary, Howard-Ellis Elementary or Eastside Connections School.  

Please bring the child's birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residency to registration.

If the above dates or times do not fit your schedule, you may contact or visit any 

school office at your convenience.

Beginning May 1, 2021 you can enroll your incoming kindergarten student on line. At the home page click on kindergarten registration. Or you can stop in at the school your child will attend in the fall and pick up an enrollment packet. 

June 21st through August 18th you may enroll at the Niles Administrative Building at 1 Tyler Rd. from 8:00am -3:00pm. Contact: Jennifer Brunner @ 269-683-0732 ext 10031 or

Sponsored by: Niles Community Schools

These programs comply with all federal and state laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination and with all requirements

 and regulations of the United States Department of Education and the Michigan State Department of Education

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