• Program Eligibility

     
    At least one of the following criteria must be met in order to be eligible for the GSRP program:
    • Family income is at or below 250% of the federal poverty guideline
    • The child has a diagnosed disability or identified developmental delay with an IEP that designates placement in an inclusive classroom
    • The child has a severe or challenging behavior
    • Primary home language is other than English
    • Parent/guardian has low educational attainment
    • Abuse/neglect of child or parent
    • Environmental risk available
     
    Prioritization
     
    1. Children who meet the current age entry date (September 1), whose family income is between 0-100% federal poverty level (fpl), or meets one of the established categorical eligibility criteria (homeless, foster care or IEP specifying Pre-K enrollment), and reside in your community.
    2. Children who meet the current age entry date, whose family’s income is between 101%‐250% fpl, and reside in your community.
    3. Children who meet the current age entry date, whose family income is between 101%‐250% fpl, and reside in a neighboring community within Kalamazoo County.
    4. Children who meet the current age entry date, whose family income is over 250% fpl and will pay tuition, have documented risk factors, and reside in your community.
    5. Children who meet the current age entry date, whose family income is over 250% fpl and will pay tuition, have documented risk factors, and reside in a neighboring community within Kalamazoo County.
    6. Children who are in the age gap entry date of September 2 to December 1 whose family income is between 101%-250% fpl and reside in Kalamazoo County.
    7. Children who meet the current age entry date whose family income is BELOW 250% fpl and reside in a different ISD Service area.