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Welcome to ECSD

Welcome to the East China School District. By choosing ECSD, you have chosen a district that strives for excellence in all areas of your child’s education. We are committed to working with you and your child through educational successes and challenges.

The information below will help prepare you to enroll your child in our district. We hope you find the information you need but if you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Enrollment Specialist, Lisa Volkman, at (810) 676-1031.

How to Enroll

To enroll your student at any of our schools other than Riverview East High School, please complete the forms below and bring all required documentation to the District’s Central Enrollment Office to complete the process. The Enrollment Office is located at the Administration Building, 1585 Meisner Road, East China, MI 48054 and is open from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.

To enroll your student in Riverview East High School, please contact the school directly at (810) 676-1280 to schedule an interview.

Required Forms

Please download the applicable enrollment packet from the list below and complete all forms within the packet. If the forms do not apply to your student, please indicate Not Applicable (NA) on the form.

Required Documentation

All required documentation, as listed below, must be presented in person by the parent or legal guardian at the time of enrollment. Birth certificates and immunization documentation must be in English. If the original documents are not in English, a certified translation must be provided at the time of enrollment. Required documentation includes:

  • Student’s original birth certificate
  • Parent/Guardian’s Driver’s License (or State ID showing photo identification of parent/guardian’s name and current address)
  • Student’s Immunization Records (up to date) – for further information regarding requirements, please visit cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/child-adolescent.html
  • Vision Screening (Kindergarten only)
  • Transcript of final grades (students in grades 9 – 12)
  • Special Education documents – current IEP (for students receiving special education services)
  • Residency documentation and verification

For homeowners (one of the following in addition to the driver’s license):

  • Property deed or current mortgage statement in the name of the person enrolling the student
  • Current property tax statement in the name of the person enrolling the student
  • Current utility bill within the last 30 days addressed to the person enrolling the student

For renters (both of the following in addition to the driver’s license):

  • Original, signed complete lease in the name of the person seeking to enroll the student
  • Current utility bill within the last 30 days addressed to the person enrolling the student

For those sharing housing (living in someone else’s home/apartment):

  • Letter signed by the Homeowner/Lease Holder and Applicant accompanied by –
  •     -Proof of residency, see above requirements
  •     -Copy of both parties driver’s licenses


Parents may request to transfer their child to another school within the District other than their attendance area school. In-District School of Choice applications for the 2019-20 school are available March 1, 2019. For priority consideration, the form must be submitted by 4:00 pm. on March 29, 2019. Requests received after March 29th, will be placed on a Wait List. Please review the In-District School of Choice Guidelines for more information.

 In District School of Choice Guidelines

Please note that In-District School of Choice requests will only be approved on a space availability basis and transportation is not provided. Mid-year transfers are permissible only under extenuating circumstances.


The East China School District is also proud to participate in the County Schools of Choice program. Students must reside within the boundaries of St. Clair County or one of its contiguous counties in order to apply. Assignment to schools and classrooms will be on a space available basis. For all Schools of Choice enrollments, the District reserves the right to refuse to enroll any nonresident applicant if that applicant is or has been suspended from another district within the preceding two (2) years of if the applicant has ever been expelled from another district.

The window period to apply for County Schools of Choice is set by St. Clair County RESA each semester. Please contact the Enrollment Office at (810) 676-1031 for specific dates.

Students enrolled through the Schools of Choice are eligible for continued enrollment in East China Schools through grade 12 as long as their enrollment in East China is continuous.

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