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Early Learning

Educational Resources for Young
Children and Families in Tacoma

Kindergarten Programs
For children who are 5 years old on or before August 31. All elementary schools offer full-day kindergarten programs.  Kindergarten registration for 2014-15 began March 3.  Please visit your neighborhood school to enroll.  To find out your neighborhood school please call 571-1049.

 

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FREE PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

 

For more information about any of our 

Pre School programs below please call 

571-1049 

 

Head Start , 
 

For qualifying children from low-income families.

Children must be 3 by August 31st for Fall Enrollment

 

ECEAP (Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program) ,  

Classes are Monday - Thursday, 2 1/2 hr per day, involving the whole
family and offers health, nutritional and social services support.

Children must be 4 by August 31st, if space is available will consider 3 years olds for Fall Enrollment

 

Peer Inclusion Preschool,

This program offers both AM and PM Classes with sessions of 4 or 5 days a week, available for 3 and 4 year old children who play and learn together with peers who have developmental delays.  Children must live within a Title I eligible attendance area.

Children must be 3 by March 31 for Fall Enrollment

 

Title I Preschool ,
Language rich Preschool program for children who live in the attendance area of any Tacoma Title I school.  Title I Preschool offers 2 half-day sessions, Monday through Friday at Arlington, Boze, Manitou Park, Mann, Stafford and Stanley elementary schools.

Children must be 4 by August 31 for Fall Enrollment

 

Tuition based Montessori Pre School at Geiger and Bryant,

Full Day Pre school from 9-3:30 pm

$650.00 per month 

Children must be at least 3 by August 31 for Fall Enrollment

For more information regarding Montessori Pre School -

Geiger - 571-6800

Bryant - 571-2800

 

 

 

Screening Programs
 
If have concerns about your child's development call:
 
ChildFind - 253.571.2610
A service provided by the Tacoma School District 
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 preschool openings

 
We still have openings for free half-day preschool for the 2014-2015 school year at the following elementary schools:

Arlington, Boze, Roosevelt and Willard

Call 253-571-1049 to register.

 

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