Department Information

Douglas County School District Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Mission Statement

The Douglas County Preschool Program is an inclusive program for both typically developing students and students identified with special needs.  Each classroom serves approximately 15 students with a teaching staff of 3-4 adults. 

The mission of the Early Childhood Preschool Program is to provide an educational foundation for young children and to develop relationships among families, staff and community for individual student achievement.

  • We value the uniqueness of each child.
  • We value the learning potential of each child.
  • We value a knowledgeable and prepared staff who promotes learning and development in young children.
  • We value the role of parents in the education of their children.
  • We value being a part of the public education system.



Preschool Information

Are you or someone you know interested in having your child begin their Douglas County world class education in preschool?
Visit the Preschool Department's website for general preschool information, or call 720-433-0025.

Do you or someone you know have a question about your child's development?
Child Find provides free developmental assessments for young children from birth through age five.  Visit our Child Find page for more information and to complete an online appointment request.


Registration Info

The Douglas County Preschool Program is an inclusive program for both typically developing students and students identified with special needs. 

Length of class is a 2 hour 45 minute session, morning or afternoon.  We have over 70 Preschool classrooms are located in DCSD buildings throughout the school district. 

Tuition for the School year is:
$170 for 2 half days per week
$340 for 4 half days per week (M-Th)

Click here for Preschool Registration Information

Need financial assistance?
Visit our DCSD Preschool Registration Information page.  Complete the first step of Preschool Registration, which is the online survey.  Within the survey, there is an item in which you can indicate that you are interested in information regarding preschool tuition assistance (CPP - Colorado Preschool Program).



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