Grosse Pointe Public School officials are urging parents to register their children for kindergarten by noon Wednesday, especially for those wishing to take advantage of the half-day program at Ferry Elementary.
The deadline for registration for half-day kindergarten in the Grosse Pointe Public School System is Wednesday, May 30, at noon. Officials are concerned that the half-day kindergarten program may have to be cut if a minimum of 15 students are not enrolled by the deadline. The half-day kindergarten program for the 2012-13 school year would be held at Ferry Elementary School. For more information, call the enrollment office at 313-432-3093.
Grosse Pointe Public School officials are urging parents to register their children for kindergarten as soon as possible, especially for those wishing to take advantage of the half-day program at Ferry Elementary.
Kindergarten enrollment at Grosse Pointe Public Schools has been slow this year, to the point that officials are now concerned the half-day program may have to be cut if a minimum does meet a May 30 deadline. The half-day kindergarten is slated to be at Ferry Elementary School in Grosse Pointe Woods but requires a minimum of 15 students to be enrolled in order for it to continue, according to a request to get the word out by district spokeswoman Rebecca Fannon. Enrollment for all of the kindergarten classrooms has been slower than last year and is causing a bit of concern among officials related to per pupil funding. While the district is not yet at risk of losing funding, enrollment figures are what help them to determine staffing and …