A Tradition of Quality
Okemos Public Schools have an extraordinary track record for high quality education.
The Okemos Public Montessori classrooms, while differing in method than a traditional classroom, are no different in their goal for excellence in education.


Welcome to Okemos Public Montessori @ Central! 

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Last Building Tour for the 2015-16 Registration Period!

Scheduled for Wednesday, March 18th at 9:45am. (this is an updated time change)

Mrs. Hallman, principal, begins tours promptly at 9:45 am in the Main lobby.  She will be happy to answer your questions at this time! No need to register or check-in. Meetings are for informative purposes only and not required!

Information Nights, 6:00 to 7:00 pm, on Wednesday,2/25/2015, & Thursday, 3/05/2015.

  • This is an opportunity to meet with staff, visit classrooms & learn more about the registration process.
  • Please arrive in our Library PROMPTLY AT 6:00PM AS THE EVENING ENDS PROMPTLY AT 7:00PM.
  • NO PRE-REGISTRATION! Meetings are for informative purposes & attendance is not required.  

Enrollment Timeline for 2015 - 2016

3/06/15   Enrollment period opens for new students in grades K-4.

3/20/15   Enrollment/Registration CLOSES for grades K- 4.

04/02/15  Notification letters mailed to K thru 4th grade applicants.

05/01/15 Kindergarten Round-up - If you have received a letter of acceptance please plan on attending!

Applications are only accepted during the enrollment period - beginning Friday, March 6th thru March 20th.

We do not keep an enrollment wait list or interest list for K-4. Registration is not a first come/ first serve process. 


K-4th grade application acceptance criteria is fully explained at the information nights.

Click here for registration forms.

Forms Required for Registration in Kindergarten through 4th grade:

  • In-District students:  Registration form, Proof of residence form attached to documentation (A birth certificate, immunization record and a physician signed green health form)& in-district transfer form if transferring from another OPS elementary school.


  • Schools of Choice students:  Registration form & SOC form required with complete documentation. A birth certificate, immunization record and a physician signed green health form are also required before your child begins school.  Click here

PPK – 3 & 4 yr. olds only

* Half day tuition based academic program

INFORMATION NIGHT - February 18th  begins promptly at 6:00pm in our School Library.

This is specifically for the 3 yr. & 4 yr. program.

See dates above for morning Building Tours with Mrs. Hallman.

Meetings are for informative purposes and attendance is not required. 

For enrollment information and applications for 3 & 4 year olds in the

half day AM Preprimary/Kindergarten (PPK) program & Child Care

Contact   Community Education at 706.5023 or email kim.burchman@okemosschools.net.

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"We do not believe in the educative power of words and commands alone, but seek cautiously, and almost without the child's knowing it, to guide his natural activity."
- Dr. Maria Montessori