About Promise K

Promise K is aprogram for 4-year-olds who do not have access to early learning experiences.

Children may enter Promise K based on ability and/or need, such as, social emotional or developmental needs.

Promise K is one of many early learning programs in our community. For more information about community programs, please visit ourearly learning community partners web pageor contactGladys Serrano.

Eligibility for Promise K

Eligibility includes:

  • The child must be 4 years old by August 31, 2024 and not yet 5 years old. (5-year-olds can register for traditional kindergarten, and this registration will open in March 2024.)
  • The child resideswithin the attendance boundaries of 鶹ý Public Schools.
  • The child isnotcurrently enrolled in an early learning program, such as: licensed childcare, preschool, co-op preschool, ECEAP, Head Start, etc. (full or part-time)
  • The child demonstrates learning and/or social- emotional needs through a screening process
  • Priority will be given to children most in need who have had little or no access to an early learning experience.

Program dates and times:

Promise K is a full school year program, and the first full day will likely be in early September 2024. Family conferences will be scheduled prior to your child’s first day of Promise K. Promise K students attend the same daily schedule as our elementary schools and follow theschool district calendarfor school days, early dismissals and holidays. Promise K does not continue during the summer.

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If you believe your child may be eligible and you are interested in enrolling them into our Promise K program, .We also invite you to share this information with friends and neighbors who may also have a child within 鶹ý Public Schools boundaries who qualifies for Promise K.

If you have any questions, please contactGladys Serranoin the Department of Teaching and Learning or call 360-676-6488.


Gladys Serrano



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