Educational Resources for Young
Children and Families in Tacoma
For children who are 5 years old on or before August 31. All elementary schools offer full-day kindergarten programs. Kindergarten registration for 2015-16 school year begins March 4. Please visit your neighborhood school to enroll. To find out your neighborhood school please call 571-1049.
FREE PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS
For more information about any of our
Pre School programs below please call
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
If have concerns about your child's development call:
ChildFind - 253.571.2610
A service provided by the Tacoma School District