Preschool Programs
Preschool Programs

USD 490 Preschool Programs

4-Year-Old Program at Jefferson Elementary
El Dorado Public Schools will offer the 4-Year-Old Preschool Program to students at Jefferson Elementary this fall to provide learning readiness activities to children who qualify for the program.

Children must live in USD 490, be four years of age on or before August 31, 2017 and meet one of the following criteria: 1) qualifies for free meals, 2) single parent families, 3) DCF referral (need letter), 4) teen parent or parents when child was born, 5) one parent lacking a high school diploma or GED, 6) qualifies for migrant status, 7) limited English proficiency, 8) developmentally or academically delayed based on validated assessment.

Applications for the program will be available 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 3, at Jefferson Elementary, 1216 West Third, El Dorado (316-322-4840). Parents are asked to bring the child’s birth certificate and immunization record.

Early Childhood Special Education at Skelly and Jefferson
USD 490 also offers early childhood special education classes at Skelly Elementary and Jefferson Elementary to qualifying children ages three to five. The Butler County Special Education Cooperative holds Count Your Kid In Clinics, free developmental screenings for infants and preschool children, throughout the school year. The purpose of the clinic is to help parents identify potential learning problems and find help.

If your child has difficulty walking, talking, seeing, hearing or learning, please call the Special Education office at 316-775-6904 to schedule a free appointment.

Count Your Kid In Screenings are by appointment only

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