Preschool Application

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Completing this preschool application does not guarantee a program placement. After completing the application, you will still need to complete program enrollment forms and provide documentation to verify eligibility.

Checking the status of a current application? Click Here and enter your child’s tracking number. Can’t find your tracking number? Contact our office for assistance at or 616-447-2409 Option #1.

Kent County Preschool Intake Steps
Complete online application
Children must be 4 on or before December 1.
Turn in all required documentation
  • Proof birth - copy of legal birth certificate, passport, hospital record, baptismal record or other government form
  • Proof of income - income tax form, W-2, pay stub, unemployment, written statement from employer, foster care reimbursement, SSI documentation, child support, alimony, or pensions
  • Proof of residency - drivers license with current address, current utility bill, rent receipt, tax bill or land contract
  • Immunization Record or signed waiver from the Health Department.
  • If your child has an IEP we will need a copy
Documents can be emailed to or mailed to KCPI, 864 Crahen NE Grand Rapids MI 49525, Intake staff can also be reached by phone at 616-447-2409. Press 1 for English, Para español, oprima el número 9."
Placement You will be contacted by email as soon as placement is made for your child. Placements will start Mid-July and will continue until all spots are filled. Placements are made based on need using the State of Michigan required placement process.

Click here to view all participating preschool sites.

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