Department Information

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.


ECE Information

Are you or someone you know interested in having your child begin their Douglas County world class education in preschool?  Visit the for general preschool information, or call 720-433-0025 or you can visit the preschool department information page. 

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.




Preschool Registration Info

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

Our over 70 Pres
chool classrooms are located in DCSD buildings throughout the school district.Tuition for the school year is:
  • $170 per month for two 1/2 days weekly (M/W or T/Th)
  • $340 per month to attend four 1/2 days weekly (M-Th)
  • Registration Fee (non refundable): $100 (due at the time of acceptance)

Do you need preschool tuition assistance?
For families who are interested in tuition assistance (CPP - Colorado Preschool Program), visit the DCSD Preschool websiteand complete the first step of the Preschool Registration process, which is an online form. Within the online form, indicate that interest. This does NOT commit you to preschool registration, should your child not qualify for tuition assistance. 






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