ENROLLMENT INFORMATION

Welcome to Tri County Area Schools!  Where our district goal is to teach our students the values of Tradition, Character, Achievement, and Success.  We are excited that you are considering TCAS for your child's education!  We look forward to working with you to Educate, Encourage, and Empower all students!
 

 

Step 1 - Complete Enrollment Forms

Please complete all enrollment forms for your student.  Forms are fillable, so once you've completed a form, please remember to print or save the form.  Information not printed or saved will be lost.

PDF DocumentConsent for Records form
PDF DocumentTCAS Enrollment form
PDF DocumentTransportation form
PDF DocumentImmunization Consent for Disclosure form
PDF DocumentHome Language Survey form

Once your forms are completed, please bring printed forms to our Educational Service Center, at 94 Cherry Street, Sand Lake, MI  49343, or email saved forms to tcenrollment@tricountyschools.com.

*Note:  If you are unable to print or save forms, you can visit the Educational Service to complete the forms in person.  Summer Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Closed Friday.  If you have questions regarding enrollment please contact Sherry Wheeler at 616-636-5454, ext. 6002.

Step 2 - Make An Appointment

Once we have received all enrollment forms, you will need to make an appointment to complete your child's registration.  Please contact Sherry Wheeler at the Educational Service Center at 616-636-5454, ext. 6002 to schedule an appointment.  Please note: your child will not be registered until you complete the appointment.

At the time of your appointment you must bring:

1.  Birth Certificate with raised seal
2.  Proof of Residency:

  • Home - current utility bill, property tax bill or mortgage document showing address
  • Renting - must provide a copy of the current lease and the parent/guardian must be listed as renter or occupant (hand written leases must be accompanied by a utility bill)

3.  Photo ID of parent or guardian registering student
4.  Immunization Records - see requirements 
5.  High School Students - copy of latest transcript
6.  Copy of a current IEP if special education services are required
 

Kindergarten Registration

Planning is now underway for our next group of incoming kindergartners!  If you have a child who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2020 they are eligible to attend Kindergarten in the fall.  

Please complete all enrollment forms for your student.  Forms are fillable, so once you've completed a form, please remember to print or save the form.  Information not printed or saved will be lost.

PDF DocumentKindergarten Entrance Checklist

Enrollment Information Needed:
PDF DocumentStudent Information Questionaire
PDF DocumentTCAS Enrollment form
PDF DocumentTransportation form
PDF DocumentImmunization Consent for Disclosure form
PDF DocumentHome Language Survey

Once your forms are completed, please bring printed forms to our Educational Service Center, at 94 Cherry Street, Sand Lake, MI  49343, or email saved forms to enrollment@tricountyschools.com.

*Note:  If you are unable to print or save forms, you can visit the Educational Service to complete the forms in person.  Summer Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Closed Friday.  If you have questions regarding enrollment please contact Sherry Wheeler at 616-636-5454, ext. 6002.

You will be contacted once your completed forms are received to set up an appointment to complete the registration process.  At this appointment you will need to provide the following documents:

1.  Birth Certificate with raised seal
2.  Proof of Residency:

  • Home - current utility bill, property tax bill or mortgage document showing address
  • Renting - must provide a copy of the current lease and the parent/guardian must be listed as renter or occupant (hand written leases must be accompanied by a utility bill)

3.  Photo ID of parent or guardian registering student
4.  Immunization Records - see requirements 
 

Viking Virtual Program

Viking Virtual (100% online program) is available through all school buildings.

Please follow regular enrollment process.

TCAS has partnered with Edgenuity, a standard-based online learning resource to provide online learning.

PDF DocumentElementary Course List (K-5)
PDF DocumentSecondary Course List (6-12)

Schools of Choice: K-12 Non-Resident Enrollment

Applications for the 2020-2021 Schools of Choice program are now being accepted.  Application deadline is Thursday, August 27, 2020.


PDF Document105/105C SCHOOLS OF CHOICE APPLICATION

SCHOOLS OF CHOICE Section 105:  Any student who resides in a school district within the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District may apply to his/her school of choice. 

SCHOOLS OF CHOICE Section 105C:  Any student who resides in a school district adjacent (a contiguous intermediate school district) to the Tri County Area Schools may apply for acceptance to his/her school of choice.  

An application form must be completed for each student wishing to participate in the Schools of Choice Program.  Programs within the Tri County Area School District are:

  • Viking Virtual (100% online program)
  • Tri County High School (9-12)
  • Tri County Middle School (6-8)
  • Sand Lake Elementary (3-5)
  • MacNaughton Elementary (RK/K-2)
  • Edgerton Upper Elementary (Early Childhood Special Education)

The space available in each building determines the number of transfers allowed under Schools of Choice.  At this time the buildings have open enrollment for all grades for the 2020-2021 school year.  Please contact the Educational Service Center at (616) 636-5454 if you have questions concerning openings for a particular grade level.

Helpful Information

 

  • You must physically reside at the address that is stated on your Schools of Choice application
  • TCAS does NOT provide transportation for Schools of Choice students.  Transportation is the responsibility of the parent/guardian.
  • Application may be denied for students who have been suspended, expelled, or convicted of a felony.
  • Once accepted into Schools of Choice, no need to re-apply every year as long as you reside at the address stated on your Schools of Choice application.

 

To Parents of New Enrollees Regarding Birth Certificates

Due to the Lost Child Act, any child enrolling in a Michigan school district must provide a birth certificate with a raised seal.  No copies will be accepted.

Children Born in Kent, Montcalm, or Newaygo Counties:
Information for parents to obtain a certified copy of the record by visiting the following:

Children Born in the United States - External Linkvisit VitalChek.com