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Thank you for your interest in Portland Public Schools. We look forward to meeting prospective new students and families to our District. In this section you will find several helpful links and forms to get your child's educational journey started at PPS. We also have resources available for our returning students, including beginning of the year paperwork and athletics forms. Just make a selection below to find the information you're looking for.

If you have any questions, please reach out to our Central Admin office at (517)647-4161. 

New Students

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Enrolling in school often means a lot of paperwork and information sharing, and hopefully this page helps to ensure a smooth process of dotting i's and crossing t's. Click below for help with enrolling a new student at Portland Public Schools.

Current Students

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The beginning of each school year usually brings about a lot of homework for parents and guardians from updating emergency contacts to getting sports physicals. Each building's paperwork can be found here by clicking below.

Little Raiders Preschool

Portland Public Schools Little Raiders Preschool where a strong foundation for learning begins

At Little Little Raiders Preschool, we believe that children learn by doing, getting messy, investigating answers to their questions, playing games, using their imaginations, expressing their emotions, creating, and exploring the world around them.

Ionia County Preschool

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Ionia County is pleased to offer free preschool programs through Head Start and the Great Start Readiness Program.  These programs are for children ages 3 through 5.  Children qualify based on individual family circumstances.  Click here for more information.