Welcome to Arnold Elementary 




    • Registration is available online at our district website https://www.mccardinals.org/, scroll down to the Registration Button  on the lower left side.  Also for your convenience, you can visit the school for a paper registration packet.

    • Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.  If you should have any questions please call the Arnold office at (517) 764-5700. 

    • Students must be 5 years old by September 1 to enroll in kindergarten.  For students turning 5 years old September 2nd through December 1st are placed in our full day Young 5 kindergarten program.  Upon completion of this school year program, students are promoted to Kindergarten.
    • Registrations are accepted if you live in Michigan Center School District.  
    • School of Choice applicants will be placed on a waiting list and notified if we have openings during our open registration in August and December.
    • An original birth certificate is required for ALL registrations.  We will make a copy of the birth certificate and return it to you. 
    • Immunizations must be current to start school.

    • Proof of Residency in Michigan Center School District is required for registration.  We will accept current utility bill or a current lease agreement.