We are so pleased to have you and your child join our school family. Our highly qualified staff is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment, honoring diversity, and delivering quality and challenging programs for your child. Most of all, our staff has a heart for your child, and we are dedicated to meeting his/her needs as an individual learner.
Enrolling your child is an exciting, yet sometimes overwhelming experience. The forms and necessary documents required for enrolling your child are listed below. We also have an enrollment folder available in all school offices. This folder contains all of the necessary forms for you to complete, as well as important information about the variety of early childhood programs offered for your child.
Please do not hesitate to call us at (616) 738-5700 should you need assistance as you begin the process of enrolling your child in school. We are pleased you have chosen West Ottawa to share in your child’s educational journey. We look forward to seeing your child grow and develop in the years to come.
Thank you and welcome to West Ottawa!
Q: Which school will my child attend?
A: Your elementary school service area is dependent on your home location. Click on the following link for a map of the various elementary service areas: Elementary Service Areas. High School Students: Middle school assignments, as well as high school homebase assignments, are also based on your home’s location. Please refer to the Elementary School Service Areas link above, then check the following chart for your assignment:
If you live in this elementary service area:
|Your middle school
|Your high school
homebase will be:
|Glerum||Macatawa Bay Middle School||WOHS: South Building|
|Great Lakes||Harbor Lights Middle School||WOHS: North Building|
|Lakeshore||Harbor Lights Middle School||WOHS: North Building|
|Lakewood||Macatawa Bay Middle School||WOHS: South Building|
|North Holland||Macatawa Bay Middle School||WOHS: South Building|
|Pine Creek||Harbor Lights Middle School||WOHS: North Building|
|Sheldon Woods||Harbor Lights Middle School||WOHS: North Building|
|Waukazoo||Harbor Lights Middle School||WOHS: North Building|
|Woodside||Macatawa Bay Middle School||WOHS: South Building|
Attending a School Other Than Your Assigned School
If you wish to attend a school other than your assigned school, you must fill out and submit a Schools of Choice form yearly. Please visit Schools of Choice for more information, and to download the necessary enrollment forms.
For elementary, middle, and high school enrollment information, please visit Enrollment Information.