Early Learning (Preschool Programs)

  • SPS offers several early learning/preschool programs to children ages 3 to 5.

    • ECEAP (Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program) provides comprehensive preschool, health and family services at no cost to elligible 3- and 4-year-old children and their families. The goal is to help children enter kindergarten ready to succeed. ECEAP programs are offered throughout Spokane County, including Grant, Holmes, Lincoln Heights, Logan, Regal, Roosevelt, Stevens, and Whitman Elementary Schools. For information and enrollment, contact a Family Support Specialist listed below. You can download our ECEAP Flyer HERE.

    • SPS Summer ECEAP Preschool

      Free for qualifying 3 & 4 year olds

      July 12 - August 5
      Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m.

      Locations: Grant, Regal, Holmes, Roosevelt & Whitman elementaries

      ⇒ To apply for summer, please complete the ECEAP Application or Solicitud para el programa ECEAP. If your student is already enrolled in ECEAP, please fill out this form to let us know of your interest in the summer session. 

    • Head Start provides comprehensive preschool, health and family services at no cost to eligible children and their low income families. Head Start programs are available at many locations in the Spokane urban area. For information, contact Head Start at 509.533.4800.

    • Special Education preschools are located throughout the district and serve students from 3-5 years old who are eligible for Special Education services. Spokane Public Schools preschool programs are taught by certificated preschool special education teachers. For more information, please contact the Special Education department at 354.7947.

    • CTE Early Childhood programs are located at four SPS high schools. These programs connect high school students with 3-5 year old children in a safe, nurturing, interactive environment. There is a nominal monthly participation fee. Find more information about CTE Early Childhood programs here.
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