To enroll your student in Van Buren Public Schools during the summer, please go to the VBPS Website at Click on the Menu Tab>Parent Tab>How to Enroll>Enrollment Link.  If you have any questions regarding enrollment over the summer, please contact the Administration Building at 734-697-9123 ext. 1014.  Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. The Administration Building will be closed on Fridays during July. Please see below for enrollment information and links to enroll your student(s).  Please visit your school's website for more information. 


Van Buren Public Schools Enrollment is based on residency. If you are unsure of which school your child will attend, please use the following link Locate My School or contact the Administration Building at (734) 697-9123 ext. 1014

The following information is required to enroll your student:

In order for your enrollment packet to be reviewed, specific documents must be uploaded. Below are the items to attach in order for your child's enrollment packet to be accepted.
Please label your attachments: Birth Certificate/Parent ID/Immunization/Proof of Residency etc.

School of Choice Application (for non-resident students) school year 2023-2024 will be available here May 15, 2023.

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All documents required to enroll, can be uploaded on the pre-enrollment form online.  Please note, pre-enrollment is not required if applying for: Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP), Tuition Childcare, Early Childhood Programs (ECP), or ASD Preschool. Please email for more information.

The student’s last report card or unofficial transcripts (High School students only)

  • Three (3) pieces of identification showing proof of residency.

  • Birth Certificate

  • Up-to-date Immunization Record

  • Individual Education Plan (IEP), if special services are required

  • If applicable, a School of Choice form must also be filled out.

Last Report Card or Unofficial Transcripts

If possible, you should bring/upload the last report card from the previous school when enrolling your student in elementary or middle school. For high school students, an unofficial transcript is required in compliance with Michigan State Law.

Proof of Residency

To enroll a student, three (3) pieces of identification showing proof of residency are required. The student must be living with a parent, or court guardianship papers must be presented. Foster Parents must provide Foster Care License Number. Proof of residency may include any of the following:

  • Driver's License

  • Voter Registration Card

  • Utility Bill

  • Purchase, Lease or Rental Agreement

  • Bank Deposit Slip

  • Canceled Check with your address

  • Other mail sent to your residence (not junk mail)