Enroll at BCPS

Online enrollment for the 2020–21 school year is open for new students.

Welcome to Battle Creek Public Schools

There’s never been a better time to join us. Whether you’re looking for accelerated learning, hands-on experiences or individualized support, you’ll find more opportunities for every student, in every grade, at every school.

Parents of new students: enroll today!

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New Students

If you are new to BCPS and do not have children currently enrolled, you will be prompted to create a Skyward Family Access account to enroll online.

(If your child is already a student at BCPS, you do not need to complete this step.)

Documents needed for enrollment:

  • Original (legal) birth certificate
  • Immunization (shot) records
  • If foster care placement, need copy of this placement notice
  • Address verification with one of the following documents: current utility statement (electric, gas or water), rental or lease agreement with address, or property tax statement
  • Photos or scans of enrollment paperwork such as proof of address can be submitted via email given current stay-at-home orders. For enrollment support please email: sbrunner@battlecreekpublicschools.org or call and leave a message at (269) 965-9481.

Find Your School of Residence

Click on the link below to look up your school of residence in the 2020-2021 BCPS Street Guide.

Parent(s)/Guardian(s) must provide proof of residence to the school in the form of a current utility bill (gas, electric, or water bill), purchase or lease agreement, or current Property Tax statement. Any questions may be directed to the Office of Student Services

2020-2021 BCPS Street Guide

Returning Students

For returning BCPS families: Let us know your student's school plans for the 2020-21 school year by filling out the School Plan Form below by July 1, 2020.

School Plan Form

If you wish to have your student attend a BCPS school other than the one assigned to your home address: Complete the In-District Transfer application form below by August 28, 2020.

Please note that this is an annual application/approval process — you must complete this form each school year, even if your student already attends a transfer school.

In-District Transfer Form

Schools of Choice

For Calhoun County families that live outside of the Battle Creek Public Schools district boundaries but want to attend BCPS: Complete the 105 Schools of Choice Request Form below by August 28, 2020.

Schools of Choice Form

Enrolled Families with a New Student

Families must complete the enrollment process for each new family member who enters the district. Log into your Skyward Family Access account to enroll your new students online. On the home screen, select “New Student Online Enrollment.”


Not sure which school your student should attend? Download our street guide to search with your address.