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. Please visit our Enrollment Information & Schools of Choice page for additional information regarding enrolling your child, as well as important information about the variety of early childhood programs offered for your child. In order to make the enrollment process easier for you, we recommend you complete the online registration for new families.
Please do not hesitate to call us at (616) 786-2053 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.
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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
|Your middle school
|Your high school
homebase will be:
|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
Parents of resident students may request that their child attend a school outside their attendance area by completing an Internal School of Choice Application form. Please visit the Enrollment Information & Schools of Choice page for more information and to download the necessary enrollment and schools of choice forms.
For elementary, middle, and high school enrollment information, please visit the Enrollment Information & Schools of Choice page.