Educational studies indicate that the earlier a child can participate in a structured learning opportunity the better the chances of success. Providing more learning opportunities for the community’s younger children simply made sense.
Elementary principals say that having preschool, before- and after-school childcare, and a number of kindergarten options have been important to families with young children. Preschools fill quickly, and many of those families choose to send their children to that same location for kindergarten.
Preschool programs are available for children who are three years old by October 1st. Students who turn five years of age by October 1st attend kindergarten. The developmentally appropriate preschool options are: