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.


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.

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DCSD Preschool Registration

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


The length of class is a 2-hour 45-minute session, morning or afternoon. Our 60 Preschool classrooms are located in DCSD buildings throughout the school district.

Tuition:

$170 for 2 days per week

$340 for 4 days per week


Need financial assistance? Complete the first portion of the Preschool Registration process which is the online survey. Within the online survey, you can indicate if you'd like the application for the Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) which provides financial assistance for eligible families at DCSD Preschool.


The Preschool Registration can be found on the Preschool Department's website