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Great Start Readiness Program

Great Start Readiness Program is a state-funded, school readiness program that provides four-year-old children with high quality, hands-on experiences, rich in language and literacy.


Mecosta-Osceola ISD provides support for 1 GSRP classrooms (10 full GSRP, seven Head Start blends, and one community-based program). Service areas include: Barryton, Big Rapids, Evart, Mecosta, Morley Stanwood, Reed City, and Weidman. Opportunities exist for those residing outside of the school districts listed above to participate.

GSRP is a free program to families who are income-eligible. Opportunities exist for families to pay based on their family size and annual income if other eligibility requirements are met.

GSRP operates Monday-Thursday as a full day program. All expenses for children attending are covered under the program.

To enroll your child in the Great Start Readiness Program, fill out an Enrollment Inquiry to get started.

More Information

Visit the External LinkDepartment of Education for more information regarding the GSRP.