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2019-2020 ENROLLMENT AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Now enrolling students for the start of school. 

First Day for Students August 21, 2019

Marshall Public Schools participates in the school-of-choice program. For information on enrolling an out of-district student, call the superintendent’s office at (269) 781-1280. 

If you are new to the area, or have not already enrolled your kindergarten student, please call (269) 781-1280 for assistance with the kindergarten registration process. 

To enroll new students in grades 1-5 you may either call or stop by Walters Elementary (269-781-1280) or Harrington Elementary (517-629-9166) where staff is available beginning Tuesday, August 6. The district has four elementary schools serving students in grades K-5: Gordon Elementary at 400 N. Gordon St., Marshall; Harrington Elementary at 100 S. Clark St., Albion; Hughes Elementary at 103 W. Hughes St., Marshall; and Walters Elementary at 705 N. Marshall Ave., Marshall. Children are assigned to an elementary school according to enrollment and class size.

* Marshall Middle School (MMS)  Students/parents who are unable to attend registration day may turn in completed registration packets to the middle school office. New students to the middle school will enroll in the principal’s office between the hours of 7:00AM and 3:00PM; call 269-781-1251, or stop in the middle school office beginning August 5, to set up an appointment. MMS is located at 100 E. Green St., Marshall.

* Marshall High School (MHS) New students to the high school are asked to call the office to set up an appointment to enroll; call 269-781-1321. On the first day of school, students in grade 9 are to report to the school at 7:40AM and students in grades 10-12 are to report to school at 11:25AM. Students who did not attend registration day are to report to the high school office when they arrive to receive their schedule, turn in paperwork, etc.

Marshall Opportunity High School Returning students 2019-2020 registration packets may be returned to MOHS beginning August 1. Returning students that have turned in their registration packets are all set.  (MOHS) New students wishing to enroll in MOHS will need to schedule an interview.  Please call 517-629-9421 or visit MOHS Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM to pick up an enrollment packet and to schedule an interview. MOHS is located at 225 Watson St., Albion.

* Eastern Calhoun Early College (ECEC) offers free college classes, books, and college and career readiness activities to motivated students in high school. For more information, contact program coordinator Merrilyn McMiller at the ECEC office at 14055 26 Mile Rd., Albion, (517) 629-7547; or by cell 517-358-8390, or email mmcmiller@marshallpublicschools.org 

Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions

How old must children be before they can be enrolled in kindergarten?

Children must be five on or before September 1st to be eligible for kindergarten.

Are there any exceptions to enrolling children in kindergarten before they turn five?

Details regarding the age requirements and waiver are outlined in the following link: Letter and Waiver

Are there any requirements that have to be fulfilled?

For all new students in grades K-12 from other states, other districts and for all kindergarten students; parents / guardians will need to bring record of immunizations, their child’s original birth certificate and other legal papers for registration.

How are children assigned to neighborhood schools?

Elementary (K-5) students are assigned to an elementary school after considering the following factors: where they reside, if they have siblings enrolled in an elementary school, as every effort is made to keep siblings in the same elementary school; and which school has the smallest class size. Parents can determine their elementary school assignment by calling 269-781-1257 or any of the elementary school buildings.

How are transportation arrangements made?

Information about the transportation system is available by calling the Transportation Office at 781-1341.

NOTE: Elementary students may have to walk up to a half mile to a bus stop, while middle school and high school students may have to walk up to one mile.

What fees have to be paid?

There is a $20.00 book deposit fee for middle school and high school students. No deposit is required for elementary. There is a $50.00 limit per family. (Any family who has paid more than $50.00 total may request  reimbursement after the 4th Friday of the school year.) If deposits are not claimed by the end of the school year, that amount will apply to the next year's deposit for returning students. Both book fees (MS and HS) are refunded upon withdrawal and/or graduation of that school level.

How does the school of choice process work?

If you are interested in enrolling your child in the Marshall Public Schools as a school of choice student, please contact the Superintendent's office at 781-1257.

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100 E. Green St. - Marshall, MI 49068
Phone: (269) 781-1250
F: (269) 781-7757
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Marshall Public Schools
100 E. Green St. - Marshall, MI 49068
Phone: 269-781-1250 | F: 269-781-7757