Preschool Registration for the 2018-2019 school year

Wayland Union Schools will begin enrolling for their 3 & 4 year old Preschools for the 2018-2019 school year. Please bring your child's birth certificate and proof of residency. Children must be 3 or 4 on or before September 1 of the current school year to register.  Contact either Dorr or Baker Elementary Schools to register or visit during regular office hours:

Dorr Elementary School, 4159 18th Street, Dorr  616-681-9637
Baker Elementary School, 507 W. Sycamore Street, Wayland  269-792-9208

Preschool Options

There are many preschool options for your child including free preschool from Head Start and GSRP to tuition community preschools.  Please click on the link below to learn more or follow the links to the right for each program.

PDF DocumentPreschool Options 2018-2019 


Wayland Union Schools Preschools

Wayland Union Schools offers a variety of preschool options. Tuition programs with reduced rates are offered at Baker and Dorr Elementary Schools for 3 and 4 year olds and free preschools for families who qualify that are federal and state funded. 

Children must turn 3 or 4 by September 1st to attend preschool.

All of our preschools create an environment to help prepare your child for Kindergarten.  Children learn skills in an age appropriate curriculum that promote development in language, fine and large motor, intellectual and social emotional.  For more information on each of our preschool options, please click on Preschool link.

Wayland Union Schools offers two free preschool programs for families who qualify.  Head Start is a federally funded preschool for 3 & 4 year olds.  Great Start Readiness Preschool (GSRP) is a state-funded preschool for 4 year olds.  Both programs are held at Baker Elementary, but are open for the entire WUS district. To see if you qualify for either program you can enroll online at  Transportation may be provided.

Baker Elementary Preschool
507 W. Sycamore Street
Wayland, MI 49348

Dorr Elementary Preschool
4159 18th Street
Dorr, MI 49323