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Residency / Enrollment

Welcome to Farmington Public Schools!  (watch our welcome video!)

We are happy you are here!

We are looking forward to having your child(ren) attend our wonderful district.  Farmington Public Schools offers a well-rounded education to all of our students.  Whether your child is a scholar, an artist, has a passion for technology, a musician, a non-English speaker, or an athlete, we have a program for your child.  Our parents, staff, and community are partners in our students' educational success and hold the District to high standards for each and every student to achieve their personal best.  

This online process will allow parents to enroll students and upload required documentation to a secure site.

Please read this entire page before starting the online enrollment process. 

To enroll your child use our Enrollment Portal.

To learn more about Farmington Online's remote and virtual program options, please visit www.farmington.k12.mi.us/fo  

For any questions, please email admcentralenrollment@fpsk12.net

School of Attendance based on Parent/Legal Guardian Address (District Residents)

If you reside within our District boundaries, you can enroll your children at any time. Farmington Public Schools includes Farmington, Farmington Hills, and a portion of West Bloomfield. You can verify District boundaries by viewing our District Map.  If you are unsure which school your child should attend within our school district, please refer to our District Street Guide (Shows school assignments specific to street addresses).

Farmington Public Schools is not an open enrollment school district. You must live within the state-defined District boundaries to enroll.  The State of Michigan bases residency on your domicile, typically identified as the place of permanent residence, where you sleep at night.  The only exception would be those students participating in Section 105 Schools of Choice.  

Schools of Choice

Please see our Schools of Choice Section Intra-District (Farmington Public Schools' Residents) and Section 105 (Oakland County Residents) for further information or contact khristian.alexander@fpsk12.net or 248-426-4692.

Young 5's

Farmington Public Schools will be offering Young 5s programming for our youngest learners for the 2024-25 school year.

This free full-day program may be a great option for families with Kindergarten-eligible students (turning 5 by December 1, 2024) who were born between June 1 - December 1, 2019 looking for an option that provides extra time for their child to grow academically, socially, and emotionally.

Young 5s provides an additional choice for families in addition to our excellent Kindergarten experience at our elementary schools. The schools that host the Young 5s program will be determined based on space as well as interest in this program for a particular elementary building. Transportation is provided for the Young 5s program if the student is attending the program in their home elementary school.

If your child attends the Young 5s program in a school different from their home school, parents will be responsible for transporting their child to/from school.

If you feel that this might be a good fit for your child, please complete this form to provide additional information regarding your interest in your child participating in the Young 5s experience. After you fill out the form, you will be contacted with more information about the program. Please continue to enroll your child in Kindergarten in your home school. 

FPS Young 5s Program Interest Form--2024-25 School Year

Proof of Residency

Farmington Public Schools does not accept a post office box or a mailbox store as a valid address.   Subleases and room rentals are not accepted as proof of residency.   

  • Homeowners:  Current Property Tax Bill or Warranty Deed in parent or legal guardian name and TWO current utility bills (Gas,  Electric, or Internet/Cable/Satellite TV - Water bill not accepted) within the last 30 days addressed to the person enrolling the student.  Provide the complete bills with the mailing address,  service address, and service dates. 
  • Leaseholder/Renter:  Current Lease or Rental Agreement in parent or legal guardian name and TWO current utility bills (Gas, Electric, or Internet/Cable/Satellite TV - Water bill not accepted) within the last 30 days addressed to the person enrolling the student.  Provide the complete bills with the mailing address,  service address, and service dates.    
  • Living with a homeowner/leaseholder/relative or friend:  A Residency Affidavit is required.  The Homeowner/Leaseholder must provide the proofs of residency listed above.  The enrolling parent or legal guardian name must be listed on the lease.  In addition to the parent/guardian driver's license, please upload the homeowner/leaseholder driver's license and two proofs of mail addressed to the parent at the enrolling address.  When all residency documentation is uploaded to the Pre-Enrollment Portal, please email admcentralenrollment@fpsk12.net to request the affidavit.

Additional Required Documents

  • Parent/Guardian Identification (valid driver’s license with current address listed or State of Michigan Identification).  A passport for residents new to the country will be accepted in lieu of a Michigan Driver's License or State of Michigan ID.  
  • Legal Guardian Court Order
  • Child’s Birth Certificate
    • A child must be at least five years of age on September 1, 2023, to enroll in Kindergarten for the 2023-24 school year.
  • Up-to-date immunization records or waiver from the Oakland County Health Dept.
  • Copy of Individual Education Plan (IEP) and MET for students receiving special services
  • Copy of current 504 plan for the student (if one has been developed)
  • Custody papers in the event of divorce
    • Note:  Absent a court order that specifically provides otherwise.  Farmington Public Schools are required by law to permit custodial and non-custodial parents and guardians the same access to their student and the student’s records.  If a court has limited or denied such access, Farmington Public Schools must be provided with a current court order that specifically addresses access while the student is at school.

Additional Required Documents By Grade Level  

  • Kindergarten students also require Proof of Vision and Hearing Exam given after the age of 3 years old (submit a statement from the examining official)
    • Michigan Law (Public Health Code, Act 368, and Michigan School Code, Act 291) requires a vision and hearing screening for kindergarten entrance. 

    •  Vision and hearing screening done in preschool by a health department technician or a doctor's office fulfills this requirement. 

    •  Oakland County Health Division offers free vision and hearing screening for county residents.  Call 248-424-7070 for an appointment. 

    • Free Hearing and Vision Screening for Oakland County Residents

  • Students in grades 1 - 8 - Most recent report card from the previous school 
  • Students in grades 9 - 12 - Require a copy of the transcript from the previous school