District Enrollment

Central Enrollment Office

Berkley Administrative Offices
14501 Talbot
Oak Park, MI 48237

Phone: 248.837.8026
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Change of Address Form

Kindergarten Information Nights

Attend the Berkley Schools Kindergarten Parent Information Nights to learn about kindergarten curriculum, how to prepare for the big first day, enrollment options, and kindergarten readiness. This is a parents/guardians-only event. Kiddos will get the chance to see their new school during Kindergarten Round-Up

Angell Elementary School (3849 Beverly, Berkley)
Wed, Jan 15, 2020 @ 6:30-8 pm

Burton Elementary School (26315 Scotia, Huntington Woods)
Thurs, Jan 16, 2020 @ 6:30-8 pm

Pattengill Elementary School (3540 Morrison Ave, Berkley)
Tues, Jan 14, 2020 @ 6:30-8 pm

Rogers Elementary School (2265 Hamilton, Berkley)
Wed, Jan 22, 2020 @ 6:30-8 pm

Norup International School (14450 Manhattan St, Oak Park)
Thurs, Jan 23, 2020 @ 6:30-8 pm

Kindergarten Welcome Video - 2019

How To Enroll

There are several ways to become a part of the Berkley School District (BSD) family

Berkley Residency

Gain residency in the Berkley School District. Registration takes place at the our Administrative offices located at 14501 Talbot, Oak Park, MI 48237.  Contact the Central Enrollment Office for more information by phone at 248.837.8026 or email
PDF DocumentBerkley School District Neighborhood Boundaries.

Tuition

Pay tuition (which is equal to the amount of state aid Berkley receives). Tuition option is available to middle and high school students.  Payment of 50% by day one of the 1st semester and the balance by day one of the 2nd semester is required.  Contact Jennifer Poston for more information. 

Schools of Choice- K-5 Entry

Enroll through Schools of Choice.  The Berkley School District Board of Education has approved limited Schools of Choice (Section 105) openings in Transitional Kindergarten through 5th grade for Oakland County residents for the 2019-20 school year. The application period is February 18 - March 8, 2019. 

Berkley High School Scholars Program - 9th Grade Entry

The Berkley School District Board of Education also approved limited Schools of Choice (Section 105) openings in the Berkley High School Scholars Program (9th grade entry) for Oakland County residents for the 2019-20 school year. The application period is February 25 - March 15, 2019.  Schools of Choice information.

Other Discretionary Allowances

Non-residents students may, at the discretion of the Superintendent, be allowed to enroll in the BSD if they fall into one of the following categories:

  1. Children of staff members. You must have an approved "Employee Request to have a Child Attend BSD" form on file.
  2. Students who move from the district (remaining in Oakland County) in the first semester and wish to remain in the district for the second semester may do so by completing a "Request to Continue Enrollment" form.  Proof of new residence is required.
  3. Students who have completed 11th grade at BHS may complete their senior year at BHS if still living in Oakland County. A "Release of Enrollment" from the residing district must be completed.  Proof of new residence is required.

Non-Resident Enrollment Questions

Contact Jennifer Poston for more information regarding non-resident student enrollment.

Online Student Enrollment

Visit the Online Student Enrollment page to begin the registration process and to view enrollment requirements.

Kindergarten Enrollment

2019-20 Kindergarten Registration for Berkley School District Residents

The enrollment office is open daily from 9 am - 5 pm.

All enrollments take place at our Administrative Offices located at 14501 Talbot, Oak Park, MI 48237..  Please call 248.837.8026 for more information. Non-resident registration is now closed.

Kindergarten Age Requirements - for the 2019-20 school year and thereafter, students must be 5 by September 1, 2019.

PDF DocumentWelcome 2019 Kindergarten Information

Kindergarten Readiness: Transitional Kindergarten & Kindergarten

What you need to know about Kindergarten Readiness

Incoming Kindergarten students are able to...

  • Dress themselves, zip coats and tie shoes
  • Use the bathroom independently
  • Separate from parents without becoming upset
  • Take turns and share
  • Keep hands to self
  • Sit quietly to listen to a story
  • Use a pencil
  • Say and write first and last name
  • Tell city, state, and phone number
  • Draw some form of a person
  • Count to 10 and recognize numbers to 5
  • Recognize colors and shapes
  • Familiarity with all letters (upper and lower case); recognize at least half
  • Color, cut and glue appropriately

Incoming Transitional Kindergarten students are attempting to...

The goal for all TK students is to achieve all the readiness points listed above. However, the list below includes the key readiness points for TK students.

  • Dress themselves, zip coats and tie shoes
  • Use the bathroom independently
  • Take turns and share
  • Keep hands to self
  • Sit quietly to listen to a story

Enrollment & District Forms

The following information is provided to help guide new families through the enrollment or change of address process. Please gather the required documents and come in to enroll. The Central Enrollment Office hours are 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.  If you have any questions contact the Enrollment office at 248-837-8026.

PDF DocumentChange of Address Form and Information
PDF DocumentStatement of Landlord
PDF DocumentAffidavit of Residency Form
PDF DocumentHealth Appraisal Form
PDF DocumentImmunizations Flyer
PDF DocumentVision Screening Flyer
PDF DocumentFree and Reduced Lunch Application