• 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.

  • 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:
      1. 2024-25 School Year (interested in Pre-K for Fall 2024)
      2. 2023-24 School Year (interested Pre-K for this year)
    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 access the application for the 2024-25 school year. 

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