Kindergarten Registration Opens in Michigan City | Michigan City News

MICHIGAN CITY — Schools in the Michigan City area have opened online kindergarten registration for the 2022-23 school year.

Kindergarten students must be 5 years old by October 1, 2022.

Parents and guardians can visit to begin the registration process. Once MCAS has obtained basic student information, parents will receive instructions on how to create a PowerSchool account to complete enrollment.

To complete the online registration process in PowerSchool, parents/guardians will need their child’s official birth certificate, parent/guardian’s driver’s license or photo ID, proof residency, their child’s immunization records and proof of lead testing.

These documents can be uploaded during online registration, or they can be dropped off at the child’s school between 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Parents who need extra help can also come to their child’s school on Tuesdays during these hours. Elementary schools will also be available to help families register throughout March by appointment.

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Kindergarten students must be enrolled in the school that serves the area in which they live. If a family is unsure of which school their child will attend, information is available by contacting the MCAS Transportation Department at 219-873-2127.

School-based pre-K programs, offered at Pine and Springfield Elementary Schools in partnership with the LaPorte County Family YMCA, are also open for fall enrollment.

Children enrolled in the YMCA pre-K program must be 3 years old by October 1, 2022. There are tuition fees associated with pre-K programs, however, need-based scholarships are available and CCDF vouchers are available. accepted. Visit for details.

MCAS also accepts applications for its K-6 magnet schools, which include Pine Elementary School (a visual and performing arts magnet school) and Lake Hills Elementary School (an Indiana-certified STEM school).

Most magnetic spots for the 2022-23 school year will be available at the kindergarten level. Places in the higher classes will be filled according to the places available before the start of the 2022-23 school year. Information and applications are available at The deadline for applications to magnet schools is April 29.

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