Schools of Choice Information
Interested in Attending NPS, But Don't Live in the District?
Newaygo Public Schools participates in two (2) programs
A.) The Newaygo County Schools of Choice Program (abbreviated NCSOC)
B.) The Schools of Choice provision in Section 105c of the State School Aid Act (abbreviated 105c)
Step by step instructions:
1.) Read the Schools of Choice Brochure in its entirety.
Schools of Choice Brochure for 2023-2024
2.) See details on Schools of Choice Options Compared document.
Schools of Choice Options Compared
3.) Decide if you are participating under NCSOC or 105c and then follow "Step 4" below depending on your situation.
To apply for NCSOC, there are two ways to apply below:
4.) NCSOC Fillable Application Form
To apply for Section 105c,
5.) Fill out Application for Schools of Choice and return it to NPS Administration Office.
NPS is NOT accepting applications for Kindergarten, 11th & 12th Grades at this time.
Section 105C Schools of Choice. - Newaygo Public Schools parameters
NPS currently has openings for 105c Schools of Choice for the 2023-2024 school year for all grades EXCEPT Kindergarten, 11th and 12th Grades. 105c Schools of Choice students are from a district within an ISD contiguous to Newaygo County RESA. Applications are accepted May 1, 2023 until the first Friday of the next school year.
Students in the Newaygo County Choice Program and/or the Section 105c Program are not guaranteed acceptance at their choice school.
NPS can deny acceptance to students using the following exceptions:
- A student has been suspended within the preceding two (2) years
- Previous expulsions
- Any felony conviction