The month of March is the first-ever Preschool Roundup in the Cherry Creek School District. Parents of new preschool students will discover how easy it is to register their child for high quality, affordable preschool that will set their child on the path to lifelong school success.
The Cherry Creek Early Childhood Preschool offers young children between the ages of 2 years, 10 months old and 5 years, 10 months old an outstanding preschool experience. The program features an extremely low staff-to-student ratio and a comprehensive, scientifically-based, early childhood curriculum. The program helps youngsters develop the academic and social skills they need for kindergarten and beyond.
"We are an exceptional preschool program,” said Stacey Peoples, director of Early Childhood Education for Cherry Creek Schools. “And now we have an exceptional, one-stop registration process that is much more parent-friendly and kid-friendly.”
To register a new student for preschool, parents can go to the Early Childhood page on the Cherry Creek Schools website. There, parents can fill out a simple application and schedule an enrollment appointment. Parents will receive a reminder email two days before their appointment.
During Preschool Roundup, appointments are available on Wednesday and Thursday evenings and all day on Fridays and Saturdays to accommodate working parents. At the enrollment appointment, a Cherry Creek Schools Early Childhood expert will help parents fill out the district enrollment forms and any state forms that may be necessary.
Parents can choose from morning or afternoon sessions, either two days or four days a week.
Some families may be eligible for free or reduced-price tuition if their child has special needs or risk factors that qualify them for one of the following programs: More information about Special Education here.
More information about Colorado Preschool Program here.
More information about Head Start here.
Cherry Creek Schools offers preschool at more than 20 locations across the district. During their enrollment appointment, parents can select their priorities for placement. Parents will be notified of their placement and their child’s new teacher in May. The new preschool year begins in August. 2016-17 preschool calendars are available here.