2022-2023 Kindergarten Enrollment Information
We would like to extend a warm welcome to our new families and our new enrolling Young Kindergarteners and Kindergarten students! Hastings Area School System’s mission statement is “Achieving Excellence Today, for Tomorrow”. We take this mission very seriously and work to achieve our vision of “Hastings Area School System is a World-Class Learning Community that Supports Every Student, Every Day”.
It’s exciting to enroll a student in school for the first time. Our goal is to make this process as easy as possible, while providing our schools with the necessary information to complete enrollment.
School of Choice applications will be available in May 2022 for those choosing Hastings Area School System, but you can register your child now.
Any student who turns five years old between April 1st and September 1st will need to be screened for Young Kindergarten/Kindergarten placement. Appointments will be made at round up.
Any student who turns five years old on or before April 30th, will be placed in Kindergarten. Students turning five years old on or after September 2nd, will be placed in Young Kindergarten. For students who turn five years old after September 1st, a waiver will need to be completed.
Parents will be notified of school assignment in a letter sent the week of July 25th.
In order to enroll your child, the district requires the following items:
_____Proof of Residency in the Hastings school district OR Proof of acceptance as a School of
Choice student *Driver’s license with current address or utility bill with family name/address
_____Current, up-to-date Immunization Records or Immunization Waiver
_____Hearing & Vision Screening - scheduled at Round Up if your child needs this
_____Screening appointment if birthdate is between April 1 - August 31 and not requesting YK
_____Original Birth Certificate (we will make a photocopy)
_____Bus Transportation Form if needed
Email, fax, or mail completed enrollment paperwork to:
Hastings Area School System
℅ Hannah Duits
232 W. Grand St.
Hastings, MI 49058