The following information explains the preschool program and requirements at Silver Lake Elementary School.
~ Sessions are 1/2 day, morning or afternoon.
~ There are 3 different ways students may qualify to attend our preschool program:
1. Special Education (Eligibility Required)
2. At-Risk (Eligibility Required)
3. Regular Education placement: Includes all in-district 4-year-olds as well as some openings for 3-year-olds
~ Tuition for Regular Education Students: $100/Month
~ Transportation included for all students within the district.
~ 3-Year Old Program (morning session only): 2 days a week. Placement available for special education students, students identified as At-Risk, and some openings for regular-education 3 year old students.
~ 4-Year Old Program (morning or afternoon sessions): 5 days a week (M-F). Placement available for all 4 year old students living within USD 372 district, including special education, At-Risk, and regular education students. Students must be age 4 by Sept 1 of current school year in order to attend. 1 day a month (typically the 1st Friday of the month): No preschool due to screenings and professional development.
~ Out of District Applications - Students may be considered for out of district. Acceptance depends on numbers and is not guaranteed. Applications can be found on the district website.
For more information, check out this video about kindergarten readiness. The video, produced by high school journalism students, demonstrates several skills that are important for kindergarent readiness. If you have any questions, contact Greg Harmon.