• Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP)  

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    Interested families must create an Eleyo account and complete the Great Start Readiness Program application.  

    The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is a FREE preschool program funded through the Michigan Department of Education. Enrollment is based on the families income. 

    For the 2024-2025 school year, children must be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2024. 
    *Age waivers for students born between September 2, 2020 and on or before December 1, 2020 may be accepted after September 1, 2024.   

  • Income Eligibility Guidelines

    Household size 2    -

    Income under $61,320

    Household size 3    -

    Income under $77,460

    Household size 4    -

    Income under $93,600

    Household size 5    -

    Income under $109,740

    Household size 6    -

    Income under $125,880

    Household size 7    -

    Income under $142,020

    Household size 8    -

    Income under $158,160

    Income and household size are verified by a Federal Income Tax form (1040). Information is based on the 2023-24 federal poverty guidelines, subject to change upon the 2025-2026 yearly update. 

  • Application Process 


    Families will create an Eleyo account through Utica: https://ucscommunityeducation.ce.eleyo.com/ 

    Step 2

    Families will complete the Great Start Readiness Program application through Eleyo. 

    Step 3

    A UCS GSRP representative will contact you to schedule an income eligibility appointment to complete the registration process and verify eligibility. 

    Step 4

    Families will complete the income eligibility appointment. 

    The following documents will be required for the scheduled appointment:

    • Income documentation (2023 Federal Income Tax form (1040), W-2, check stubs (1 month of work), SSI, DHS, court-ordered child support, unemployment verification
    • Child’s birth certificate
    • Parent or guardian’s driver’s licenses
    • Copy of child’s immunization record
    • Immunization waiver (if applicable)
    • Proof of residency (lease/rental agreement, mortgage documents, property tax bill)
    • IEP (if applicable)

    By completing the application on Eleyo, your child will be added to our waitlist. A UCS GSRP representative will contact you by August to schedule an appointment to complete the registration process. 2024-25 registration appointments continue throughout the year. The 2024-25 school year begins in mid-September. Final placement and classroom confirmation takes place in late August. 

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