Young Fives "Begindergarten" Program

  • This program is designed to assist developmentally or chronologically "young" children develop readiness skills for kindergarten the following year. It is free to eligible families who reside in the Okemos Public School District. District transportation is not provided.

    THERE WILL BE A PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT ON APRIL 23rd at 6pm at Okemos Public Montessori at Central in the library.  School is located at 4406 Okemos Rd. 

    Applications will be accepted May 3 through 4:00 PM on May 17, 2019.  To apply, please visit the Online Registration page on our website.  This is not a first-come/first-served process.

    A tiered lottery is conducted if more than 20 Okemos Public School residents apply which gives preference to applicants whose 5th birthday falls between September 2nd and December 1st. Openings for older aged students with birthdates outside that range will be filled with a lottery of any remaining slots.

    For questions regarding Begindergarten, please contact Tammy Deppong at (517) 706-5402.

    Please visit Ms. Schlicher's website. to see more about the program.