Can My Child Enroll?

Who can attend the Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center?


The Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center is committed to diversity and welcomes all children entering grades K-5. All grades are full for the 2017-2018 school year. We are still accepting applications for the waiting list. The order of the waiting list is determined on a first come, first served basis. Open enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year will begin on December 1, 2017.


2017-2018 Required Documents

Any child who will reside in Michigan for the 2017-2018 school year may apply.

  1. 2017-2018 Enrollment Application
    • Students must be 5 by September 1, 2017 to enroll in Kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year.
  2. Certified Birth Certificate (not a copy) – must be shown for verification at the time of application
  3. Copy of immunizations record – students must be up to date on immunizations or must have a waiver signed by the Kent County Health Department to attend any public school in Michigan, on or before the first day of school.
  4. Request for Records

I turned in my child’s documents, what happens next?

For an explanation of the open enrollment process, please click on this link: Open Enrollment information