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 or click on "Enroll With Us" in the top channel bar.  Another option, 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.