Young Fives "Begindergarten" Program

  • **The Begindergarten 2020-21 registration window is now closed.  Those who have already applied will be contacted on Tuesday, May 5th regarding the status of their application.**

    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.

    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 email Shannon Nedds, Principal at