Welcome to Charlotte Public Schools

We welcome you and your child to the Charlotte Orioles family. We are committed to providing your child with the best possible education. Our team of dedicated, professionally-trained teachers and caring staff are here to support your child along their educational journey.

Technology-infused classrooms, an award-winning performing arts program, an athletic program that focuses on youth development and an exceptional staff inspire even our youngest Orioles...let us inspire your child too.

Step 1 - Online Registration

New Student Enrollment Form

Step 2 - Gather Required Documents

  • Certified Birth Certificate (Photocopies are not accepted, we will copy)
  • Parent/Guardian ID (Copy of any court order establishing the right of custody if registering adult is not listed on the birth certificate)
  • Current Immunization Record
  • Proof of Residency (Driver’s License, Voter Registration, Property Tax Statement, Mortgage/Home Closing/Lease Documents, Utility Bill)
  • Special Education Services Documentation if applicable
  • Hearing and Vision Screening & Dental Oral Assessment (first year students only)
  • Other documents requiring your signature will be provided to you at your appointment

Step 3 - Meet with District Registrar

After the online registration is complete, the district registrar will call you to set up an appointment to finalize enrollment.  

Optional Enrollment Process 

  1. Print Enrollment Form or pick up packet from the enrollment office
  2. Call registrar to set up an appointment
  3. Gather required documents as listed above

NOTE: In order to provide the best transition for your child into Charlotte Public Schools, it may take up to two (2) school days for your child to be placed upon receipt of all enrollment paperwork. 

If your child will be five years old on or before December 1, 2021, they are eligible to enroll for the 2021-2022 school year in either a Developmental Kindergarten or Kindergarten classroom.  If your child’s birthday falls after September 1, a provided waiver will be required.

Galewood Early Elementary will be hosting mini family nights inviting our new DK and K families to visit the building, meet staff, obtain enrollment information and hear about all the great things happening at Galewood Early Elementary.

Space is limited to sign up today to reserve your tour.

Get-To-Know Galewood: A Kindergarten Experience 

Dates: Every Thursday beginning April 8th to June 10th

Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Reservation: Reservation is limited to 3 persons per student.  Please reserve quantity 1 for your family,  Thank you!

The Galewood Story

We hope you enjoy watching this video and getting a glimpse into the day of our youngest Orioles at Galewood Early Elementary School.

Emily Nenortas
District Registrar & Skyward Support

Central Administrative Offices
378 State Street
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Charlotte, MI 48813

517.541.5115 phone
517.541.5105 fax

Business Hours

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Monday - Friday