Last Updated: 6/23/2021 4:57 PM


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Open Enrollment has ended for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are glad you're here and welcome you to still apply for enrollment at Black River Public School. We have waitlists in all our Montessori elementary grades, K-5. Our middle/high school have waitlists at some grade levels but not all -  WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO APPLY TODAY!

Please contact Kelli Heneghan, Enrollment Coordinator at to inquire about enrollment or fill out the BRPS Post Open Enrollment Application. You will be notified by email of your enrollment status. 

Open Enrollment Period:

All students eligible for enrollment in a Michigan public school are eligible for enrollment at Black River Public School. Applications for the 2021-2022 school year will be accepted throughout the BRPS Open Enrollment Period which runs from October 1, 2020 through February 24, 2021 at 4pm. Applications that are received at any time during this period will be eligible for the enrollment lottery. All applications received after the lottery will be considered post-lottery applications. These applications are added to the numbered waiting list in the order of the date of receipt.

We are so excited at the possibility of YOUR family becoming a part of OUR family! We are BR!     


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Please click on the links below for more information: 

Elementary Montessori Information and Campus Map

Middle/High School Information and Campus Map

Admission Presentation by Shannon Brunink, Head of School

Black River Public School Admission Policies 

Kindergarten Hearing and Vision Screening Requirement (No cost OCDPH clinic)



The Open Enrollment Period for the 2021-2022 school year has ended. Applications for enrollment may still be submitted post open enrollment. These applications will be waitlisted behind all applications submitted during the open enrollment period.

BRPS Post Open Enrollment Application for the 2021-2022 School Year 

Contact Kelli Heneghan, Enrollment Coordinator, if you have questions regarding enrolling your student at Black River Public School. Kelli can be reached via email at or by phone at 616-355-0055 ext. 116.



Did you miss the open house


2020 Open House Information

Elementary Montessori Information
Elementary Montessori Campus Map
Elementary Audio Tour

Middle/High School Information
MS/HS Program of Study (2019-2020 School year)
Project Term Catalog (2019-2020 School year)
Middle/High School Campus Map
Middle/High School Audio Tour
Middle/High School Athletic Information
Middle/High School Clubs & Extracurriculars
Who to Ask

Presentation by Shannon Brunink, Head of School


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A Message from the GVSU Charter Schools Office:

Innovation stems from bold action. It is born from the desire to rethink current practices and acknowledge that better outcomes can be created.

In this year's annual report, you'll learn about the innovative resources, research and partnerships the GVSU Charter Schools Office developed that led to new solutions for K-12 learners, educators, board members, and parents. By acting boldly and putting the needs of kids first, the GVSU CSO proudly ensured teaching and learning continued across Michigan this year.

2020-2021 GVSU Charter School Annual Report

Charter School Enrollment Provisions of State Law


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