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    Preschool in Seattle Public Schools

    Early Learning Vision: At Seattle Public Schools our vision is for every child to experience a quality, cohesive and joyful learning experience from preschool through third 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 PreK-3rd.

    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.
    • Head Start: A federally funded child development program for eligible families serving three- and four-year-old children.
    • 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. 

    Another way to access preschool is through community-based organizationsPDF icon who provide services in school buildings.

    2017-18 Programs and Services by Location

    For your convenience, here is a printable map of preschool programs PDF icon by location.

    School Locations 

    Seattle Preschool Program (SPP)
    Head Start (HS)
    Developmental Preschool (DP)
    Community Providers (CP)
    Arbor Heights


    ✔ SPP     ✔ CP
    Bailey- Gatzert 

     SPP      
    B. F. Day

     SPP   DP  
    Beacon Hill

          CP
    Broadview-Thomson


      HS DP
     
    Cedar Park


     SPP      
    Concord


       HS   CP
    Dearborn Park


     SPP      
    Dunlap

       HS  DP CP
    Emerson


       HS   CP
    EEU at UW


         DP  
    Fairmount Park


         DP  
    Gatewood


          CP
    Graham Hill


          CP
    Green Lake


         DP  
    Greenwood


         DP CP
    Hazel Wolf

          CP
    Highland Park

     SPP     CP
    John Hay

          CP
    Lafayette 

         DP  
    Lawton

          CP
    Louisa Boren

     SPP    DP CP
    Lowell 

         DP  
    Madrona 

         DP CP
    MLK 

       HS   CP
    North Beach

         DP  
    Northgate 

       HS    
    Olympic Hills

     SPP  HS    
    Orca

          CP
    Original Van Asselt (Early Learning  Center)

     SPP    DP  
    Roxhill 

       HS    
    Sacajawea

         DP  
    Sand Point

         DP  
    South Shore

     SPP    DP  
    Stevens 

          CP
    Thornton Creek

     SPP    DP  
    Thurgood Marshall

         DP  
    Van Asselt

     SPP      
    Viewlands 

         DP CP
    West Seattle

       HS  DP  
    West Woodland

          CP
    Whittier

          CP
    Wing Luke

          CP

     * We make every effort to ensure our documents are as ADA accessible as possible, the map of preschool programs is not. If you are unable to view the document, please contact Tisha Crumley, Early Learning Inclusion Specialist at ticrumley@seattleschools.org or 206-252-0790 for more information.