Glenside Early Childhood Center
Glenside Early Childhood Center
Early Childhood Programs at Muskegon Public Schools offer families of young children many opportunities for care, growth and learning. Our programs ensure a safe and secure environment that promote each child's individual development.
We offer a high quality preschool experience to eligible three and four-year-olds through our Head Start and Great Start Readiness Program.
For more information on any of our listed programs, please click the plus sign on the appropriate box below or contact our office.
Early Childhood Programs
2020-2021 Preschool Options
Call 231-720-2450 with questions or to be added to our Preschool Mailing list.
What it is?
Head Start is a free preschool program sponsored by funds from the Federal Department of Health & Human Services. The goal of Head Start is to increase school readiness of your children in low-income families.
Priority is given to families who reside in the Muskegon Public Schools district. Children must be 3 or 4 years old by December 1 of the current school year. Families also must meet income eligibility requirements.
Location: Glenside Early Childhood Center at 1213 West Hackley Avenue
Half Day and Full day classes - Monday through Thursday with an occasional Friday.
Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP)
What is it?
Great Start Readiness is a free preschool program sponsored with funds from the Michigan Department of Education.
Must be able to meet state qualifying factors.
Must be age 4 by December 1 of the current school year.
Priority is given to families residing in the Muskegon Public Schools District.
Cost: The program is free to income eligible families. If a family is over income, we have a sliding fee scale with affordable monthly payments.
Locations We Accept Preschool Applications For:
Glenside Elementary: 1213 W. Hackley Ave. Muskegon, MI 49441
Marquette Elementary: 480 Bennett St. Muskegon, MI 49442
Oakview Elementary: 1420 Madison St. Muskegon, MI 49442
Full day classes are in session Monday through Thursday each week.
Transportation is not provided for the Great Start Readiness Program
Enrollment is a two-step process:
The first step in the enrollment process is to complete a program application either in our office or through our Online Application Portal.
The second step is a face to face meeting in our enrollment office to collect the required enrollment documents, complete additional paperwork and sign all necessary forms.
Online Application Portal
Application (This is for Glenside, Oakview and Marquette Only)
Visit Our Enrollment Office
Please bring the following items with you:
- Child's Birth Certificate
- Child's Insurance Card
- Proof of Household 2019 Income (2019 1040 tax form or W-2s preferred, SSI, TANF (FIP) and/or child support documentation)
- Proof of Residency (current utility bill including name and address)
- Child's Up-to_date Immunization Record
1213 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Office Phone: 231-720-2560
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