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.
      ECEAP preschool classes start Sept. 20

    • 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.
      Head Start preschool classes start Sept. 13

    • 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.
      Special Ed preschool classes start Sept. 20

    • 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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