Intent to Return

Steps for Intent to Return

(Note: Intent to return starts on February 5, 2024)

  • The form can be accessed through the Parent Portal
  • Compelling the form on time is important to ensure a seat for the upcoming year
  • Please contact us for help either via email at or by phone at (616) 791-7454
  • WMAES can not fill our the form for you but we are here to assist you throughout the process

1. Visit the Parent Portal

2. Click the Login tab and enter your Username and Password
3. Your child’s information screen will appear
4. Click Intent to Return on the left side of the page
5. Fill out the required information
6. Review the information listed to make sure everything is current
     - Make changes as needed
7. Click Submit

Let us know if you run into any issues, have questions, or need assistance. You can email us at or call 616-791-7454 option 1.

Frequently Asked Questions

Re-enrolling Students

  • West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science (WMAES) notifies parents/guardians of the start date and end date for when the Intent to Return Form (ITR) is available.
  • The ITR Form will ask parents/guardians if they plan to enroll a sibling(s) for the upcoming academic year.
    • The form will inform the parents/guardians they will need to complete a form for each child they plan on re-enrolling.
  • WMAES will provide help to those parents/guardians who struggle with the online ITR Form.
    • By providing phone or email assistance to answer questions.
    • By providing a computer for the parent/guardian to use in the school office to complete the form.
      • NOTE: WMAES can not complete the form for the parent/guardian.
  • A currently enrolled student, who does not re-enroll (complete the ITR form during the time period), will have the opportunity to complete a new Enrollment Application.
  • WMAES will determine the following information once the deadline for completion of the ITR Form has passed:
    • Number of students who have re-enrolled by grade level.
    • How many available seats will be available for new applicants.
    • A waitlist will be created per grade level, as needed.