• Apply Today for GSRP Pre-K!

    DPSCD is now accepting applications for the 2024-25 school year GSRP Pre-K program. Click the Interest Form below to begin the application process.

    • 2024-25 School Year 
    • The schools listed below are full for the 2024-25 school year and are no longer accepting GSRP PreK applications. Please use the Find a GSRP Program tool below to help families find another nearby school.

      • Academy of the Americas
      • Bates Academy
      • Edison Elementary School
      • Foreign Language Immersion and Cultural Studies School (FLICS)
      • Mann Learning Academy
      • Schulze Academy
  • The Office of Early Learning ensures that all children have access to high-quality early learning and development programs and enter kindergarten prepared for success. We ensure that all early childhood outcomes include:

    • Children are thriving
    • Children are developmentally ready to succeed in school
    • Children are prepared to succeed by achieving appropriate grade level reading proficiencies

    We provide a free, high-quality early learning experience for students who are 4 years old by December 1st of the current school year through our Great Start Readiness (GSRP) and Montessori programs.

    How to Apply for the GSRP Pre-K Program

    1. Complete the Interest Form:
    2. Gather required documents - see the list below
    3. A DPSCD Pre-K teacher will contact you to set up a family conference

    Required Enrollment Documents:

    • Child’s Official Birth Certificate or Birth Record
    • Child’s Immunization Record or Waiver
    • Child’s Health Appraisal 
    • Parent/Guardian ID
    • Parent Proof of Income
    • IEP, if applicable


    Montessori Program

    Detroit Public Schools Community District's free Public Montessori program is dedicated to Montessori philosophy. We create a unique, student-centered learning environment and help families nurture respectful, responsible, and resourceful children. 

    Click here to learn more. 

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