District Enrollment

Central Enrollment Office

Berkley Administrative Offices
14501 Talbot
Oak Park, MI 48237

Phone: 248.837.8026
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How to Enroll - Kindergarten & TK Families - 2021

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 Stephanie Helterbran 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 2021-22 school year. The application period is February 15 - March 5, 2021. 

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 2021-22 school year. The application period is February 22 - March 12, 2021.  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 Stephanie Helterbran 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.

2021-22 Kindergarten Registration for Berkley School District Residents

New student enrollment takes place on our website.  If you need access to a computer you can call our enrollment office to set up an appointment and use our computer kiosk. Berkley School District Central Enrollment Office is located at 14501 Talbot, Oak Park, MI 48237.  Please call 248-837-8026 for more information and appointments.

Non-resident registration is now closed.

Kindergarten Age Requirements - for the 2021-22 school year and thereafter, students must be 5 by September 1, 2021.

Kindergarten Online Enrollment window for Fall 2022 for District Residents is February 14-25, 2022.

PDF DocumentWelcome to New Families - What you need to enroll
PDF DocumentKindergarten Waiver Form
PDF DocumentSchools of Choice Information
PDF DocumentKindergarten Curriculum Guide
PDF DocumentKindergarten & TK Readiness Guide
PDF DocumentKindergarten Vision Screening
PDF DocumentHearing & Vision Screening Information
External LinkDistrict Map

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.

At each school's event you will be able to ask the Principal questions, learn more about each school and hear about the #BerkleyDifference.

Mark your calendar for the 2022 events:

  • Angell Elementary School: Wed, Jan 12, 2022 | 6:30 pm
  • Burton Elementary School: Tues, Jan 18, 2022 | 6:30 pm
  • Pattengill Elementary School: Tues, Jan 11, 2022 | 6:30 pm
  • Rogers Elementary School: Tues, Jan 25, 2022 | 6:30 pm
  • Norup International School: Wed, Jan 19, 2022 | 6:30 pm

Questions? 248.837.8026

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

The following information is provided to help guide new families through the enrollment or change of address process. 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 DocumentKindergarten Age Waiver 2021-2022

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