Apply for ECE Programs/Preschool

PSD Early Childhood Education offers high-quality programs that help young children get ready for kindergarten.

Preschool is offered in 21 PSD elementary schools and five centers across the district's 1,800 square miles. Placement at neighborhood schools or a parent's top-choice location is not guaranteed, but preferences are highly regarded and given due consideration upon admission. 


No-cost and tuition-based preschool

No-cost preschool:  Eligibility-criteria to qualify for no-cost programming includes many different factors, allowing PSD to serve a wide-range of families with varying needs. Because there are many determining factors, all families are encouraged to look into if they qualify for no-cost preschool. 

For information about eligibility criteria for no-cost preschool, call the PSD enrollment office at (970) 490-3204.

Tuition-based preschool: The following rates are subject to change.

2019-2020 rates:

  • One-time, non-refundable enrollment fee of $50, is due within 10 days of placement slot offering
  • $3,465 or $385 per month for 9 months for a 2 hour and 45 minute class
  • $3,762 or $418 per month for 9 months for a 3 hour and 30 minute class

2020-2021 rates:

  • One-time, non-refundable enrollment fee of $50, is due within 10 days of placement slot offering
  • $3,528 or $392 per month for 9 months for a 2 hour and 45 minute class
  • $3,825 or $425 per month for 9 months for a 3 hour and 30 minute class

 

Apply soon! PSD Early Childhood begins accepting applications at the Fullana Learning Center on January 6.

Phases 

Communication about Placement 

 Early Application * 

January 6 - February 28

by April 10

Application* 

March 1 - Last day of School (May 19) 

by June 10

Delayed Application* 

May 20 - August 1

Prior to the first day of school 

Ongoing Year-Round Application* 

Anytime after August 2

Varies based by volume & site requested. 

(10-15 business days to process application, placement date unknown based on request)  

 

Apply for the 2019-20 or 2020-21 school year

To apply for the Early Head Start program (from birth to 36 months) or the Preschool program (for 3 to 5-year-olds), please submit an Early Childhood Program Application.

Children must be 3-years-old on or before September 15 to be eligible to attend preschool in 2019-20

Children must be 3-years-old on or before October 1 to be eligible to attend preschool in 2020-21

Applications and Enrollment Packet:

Submit applications to:
     Fullana Learning Center
     220 North Grant Avenue
     Fort Collins, CO 80521


    Items to include with your application: 

    • Verification of child’s birthday (birth certificate, passport, baptismal certificate, military ID etc...).
    • Emergency contacts, including health care provider information. 
    • Annual physical exam and immunization records or a signed State of Colorado Exemption Certificate is required for personal, religious, or medical exemptions to school immunization requirements. A healthcare provider form is available here.
    • Proof of address: A current, dated piece of mail or other documented proof.
    • If applying for no-cost preschool, please include: Proof of income for the last 12 months such as with a Federal Tax form, W-2, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) proof of enrollment, or pay stubs reflecting the past 12 months.

    Questions? Contact the PSD enrollment office at 970-490-3204.

     

      Contact Information

      General Information
      970.490.3204