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Pre-Kindergarten Program

Pre-K Enrollment Information
Posted on 12/09/2021
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Welcome to USD 262 Valley Center Public Schools!

General Information:
*Child must be three (3) or four (4) years of age on or before August 31 of the  current year to be eligible for the Three Year or Four Year Program. 
*Students MUST reside in the Valley Center School District
*Home visits will be made to explain testing results before class begins
*Transportation is available for all Pre-K students.


Class Schedule:
Morning Session: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Afternoon Session: 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Classes are Monday through Thursday, no class on Friday.


Qualifications:
Because this program is funded by a grant from the state, students and/or their families must meet one or more of the following qualifications in order for their child to be enrolled in the preschool:
Single parent home
Low Income (child's family must qualify for free meals)
Teen parent (at least one parent must have been a teen when THIS child was born)
No High School diploma or GED (at least one parent doesn't have either of these)
Limited English Language
Developmental Delay (parent suspects that the child has a developmental delay; a delay will   be determined by pre-testing)


**Children who have an IEP AND who meet at least one of the criteria must be considered as potential members of the Four-Year-Old-Pre-K classroom and cannot be excluded from participation solely based on their having an IEP.

**Valley Center USD 262 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, handicap/disability, or age.  Persons having inquiries may contact the school district's ADA and Section 504 Coordinator, 143 S. Meridian Ave., Valley Center, KS,  67147.  Telephone 316.755.7000.


Access the 2022-2023 Pre-K pre-enrollment form here: Pre-enrollment form


To learn more about your child's developmental milestones, click here: Developmental Milestones