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    Preschool in Seattle Public Schools

    Students in a circleEarly Learning Vision: At Seattle Public Schools our vision is for every child to experience a quality, cohesive and joyful learning experience from preschool through fifth grade that will provide the strong foundation needed to succeed in school and life. Our programs offer children and families opportunity and access to classrooms and schools with a positive climate, and teachers who are ready and able to meet their needs by articulating and implementing high-quality learning environments across Pre-K-5th grade.

    We Offer a Variety of Comprehensive Preschool Programs


    • Seattle Preschool Program: In collaboration with the City of Seattle, this program offers high-quality, affordable preschool to all of Seattle's 3- and 4-year-old children. For information on programs offered at each school.

    • Head Start: A federally funded child development program for eligible families serving three- and four-year-old children. For information on programs offered at each school.

    • Developmental Preschool: For children age 3-5 determined eligible with a disability that impacts educational progress and who are in need of specially designed instruction. For information on programs offered at each school.
    • Community Based Providers: Community providers who provide preschool and before and after school program at or nearby a school. For information on programs offered at each school.


     Please visit our Provider Webpage to learn more about the available programs at each school.