Enrollment Information

We are proud of the educational opportunities that we offer and we're thrilled to have you enroll at Oakridge.  Please follow the directions below to enroll/register your child.

The school district requires proof of residency, your child’s birth certificate, and immunization records upon enrollment.

The following documents are acceptable as proof of residency as long as the document contains the name of at least one parent or guardian and an address located within the school district boundaries:

  1. Mortgage document including street address of property and purchaser(s) name(s)
  2. Property deed including street address of property and purchaser(s) name(s)
  3. Current tax bill
  4. Current utility bill
  5. Current rental or lease agreement
  6. Notarized* residency affidavit
  7. Notarized* proof of residency from homeowner/renter with whom parent(s) and student resides
  8. Voter registration card
  9. Court orders or placement papers

*Notary services are provided at every building office.

Register/Update Enrollment Info

To begin the online registration/enrollment process at Oakridge Public Schools, click on the appropriate section below that applies to your child's circumstances. 

Contact the school office if you need help updating enrollment information for returning Oakridge students. Begin the Registration process

This section is for New Students to Oakridge Public Schools (students who did not attend Oakridge last year). If you attended Oakridge last year, please go to the "Returning Students" section.

The online registration process can be done using a desktop computer or a mobile device. If you do not have access to a computer or at-home internet, please contact the school which you are enrolling your student.

Begin the enrollment process

GSRP Application Process

Free Preschool. Its for You and Me!

Thank you for your interest in Oakridge Great Start Readiness Program, also known as GSRP.  GSRP is a state funded preschool program designed for qualifying children who are four years of age.

Enrollment for the 2024-2025 school year has begun!


The application is fill-able and will be emailed directly to jsilvers@oakridgeschools.org once completed.

We also have hard copy application packets at Oakridge Early Childhood Center located at 1050 S. Carr Road, Muskegon, MI 49442 if you prefer a paper copy.

Please note, in order for an application to be considered complete, the following documents will be needed.  

Required documents

  • Child's Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Insurance/Medicaid Card
  • Verification of last year's TOTAL family income (Income Tax Form 1040, W-2, SNAP, TANF, SSI, Unemployment, Pay Stubs, Foster Care, Child Support, Pensioni, etc.)
  • Proof of residency (current utility bill)

Health Appraisal is not due with the application, but is due NO LATER than October 3, 2024.  If a Health Appraisal is not submitted by October 3, 2024, your child will not be permitted to attend school.



Children must be four years old by December 1 (priority is given to those with birthdays on or before September 1).  There are NO ACCEPTIONS.  In addition, priority is given to families who reside in the Oakridge School District.

Return the completed application to

Great Start Readiness Program

Oakridge Early Childhood Center  

1050 Carr Rd.

Muskegon, MI 49442

Or  Email:  jsilvers@oakridgeschools.org

Filling out this application does not ensure placement into the program. You will be notified by letter upon acceptance into the program.  If you have further questions, please call our Oakridge GSRP office at 231-788-7304 or email me at jsilvers@oakridgeschool.org  Thank you.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will I be notified if my child has been accepted into the program? 

                   Below are approximate dates of notification of acceptance:

End of June--First round of acceptance notifications will be going out to those with birthdays who are 4 years of age  before September 2 of the current school year. 

August 15--After August 15th, GSRP is allowed to start accepting over-income children. Priority is given to those children with additional eligibility factors.

After September 1--Another round of acceptance notifications will be going out to those with birthdays between September 2 and December 1 of the current school year.  Priority is given to those with additional eligibility factors.

Please note, if slots become full before September 1st then we will not be doing another round of acceptance notifications.  However, all applications remain on file in case of an opening.

What is the cost?

Preschool is FREE to those that qualify.  If there are still open slots, we are allowed to enroll up to 10% of over income students for a minimal rate

What days would my child attend school?

  • Monday-Thursday, off on Friday
  • September-May

Do you provide BEFORE and AFTER Care? 

  • Unfortunately we do not 

What time does school start and end?

  • We have staggered start and end times.  
  • Two classes are in session from 8am-3pm
  • Three classes are in session from 8:15am-3:15pm

Do you follow the Oakridge School District Schedule?

  • We do have the same break schedule
  • NO half days like the rest of the district
  • NO late start like the rest of the district
  • We start a little later and end a little earlier

Is transportation provided?

  • We do NOT offer transportation
  • Transportation is the responsibility of the parent/guardian

What school supplies will my child need?

  • No real school supplies will be needed
  • We only ask for the following for your child: 
  • Extra set up clothes to be kept at school
  • Backpack (big enough for a folder and paperwork)


GSRP, TK or K pg 2



All students planning on using an Oakridge Chromebook must have a READ the Parent/Student Chromebook Handbook, SIGNED the Chromebook Agreement Form, and RETURNED it to their child's school prior to being issued a Chromebook device. 

School Supplies

Oakridge Public Schools will provide all the essential tools your student needs to be successful at school. If you'd like to supply your child with their own unique items (mechanical pencils, binders, notebooks, folders, backpack, etc.) you are welcome to.


Our staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Our offices open Tuesday, August 16th. Email the representative from your school building and we’ll be happy to assist you.  The HS office is open throughout the summer.

High School/FUSION – Jen Bowen  or Brenda Scott

Middle School – Chevonne Grimm

Upper Elementary – Shannon Sliter

Lower Elementary – Amy Latsch

Preschool - Jayne Silvers