- Children 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 in two prekindergarten programs:
Detroit Public Schools Community District's FREE Public Montessori program is dedicated to the Montessori philosophy. We are strongly invested in creating a unique, student-centered learning environment and helping families nurture respectful, responsible, and resourceful children. Learn about Montessori here.
All Montessori Pre-K and Kindergarten seats have been filled for the 2022-23 school year.
Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP)
GSRP is a state-funded pre-K program for four-year-old children. Class sizes range from 16 - 18 students and students meet four day per week (M-TH). The program provides educational, health, mental health, and parental involvement services. Students selected for the Great Start Readiness Program must meet income guidelines. Learn more about GSRP here and click here to see a list of GSRP sites for the 2022-23 school year.
APPLY today for DPSCD GSRP Pre-K for the 2022-23 School Year
Four Easy Steps:
- Child’s Official Birth Certificate
- Child’s Immunization Record or Waiver
- Child’s Health Appraisal
- Parent/Guardian ID
- Parent Proof of Income