Enroll in Early Childhood Special Education

The Early Childhood Special Education program meets the needs of children ages 3 to 5 years who have developmental delays. Eligibility is determined by evaluations conducted by an early childhood diagnostic team. Must be pre-approved to enroll in ECSE. Contact Student Services with any questions at (616) 254-6768.


Proper documentation is required for enrollment. Please have these documents ready to upload:

  • certified birth certificate
  • most recent immunization record (see board policy and administrative guidelines)
  • two forms of proof of residency. A driver's license or cell phone bill cannot be used as proof. Acceptable proof includes two of the following:
    • a recent utility bill (gas, electric or water)
    • property tax bill
    • lease or mortgage
    • renters or homeowners insurance 
  • hearing and vision results from preschool or county
  • IEP/special education paperwork
  • medical information form
  • health appraisal form