Early Childhood Education

Oklahoma City Public Schools' Early Childhood Department provides comprehensive services for families with young children birth to age 8 years. The programs provided by the district include parent education, child care, and support of PreK through 2nd grade classrooms. 

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If you are unsure of your assigned school, use our school locator tool at www.okcps.org/locatortool

Please contact our Early Childhood Department at
405-587-1110 if you have questions.


OKCPS provides early learning opportunities for OKCPS' staff and student children, ages birth to 4-years-old. If you are an OKCPS student or staff member and are in need of childcare, contact us!


Parents/ Guardians with children who are four (4) on or before September 1 may register for the Pre-Kindergarten Program. Tuition is free for the 4-year-old program and there is no waiting list.


Parents/ Guardians with children who are five (5) on or before September 1 and did not attend an OKCPS school in the previous school year may register during the registration period.

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers offers a unique prenatal to five-year-old program which provides parents with valuable information and support.

Ready for Kindergarten!

Ready for Kindergarten is a unique family-based, school readiness program that arms you with information, activities, and materials to use with your young child.

Beautiful Beginnings

Beautiful Beginnings is a Play and Learn activity group for you and your young child to engage and grow together available at a school near you!

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