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Preschool enrollment is now open

RPS offers a free, high-quality preschool program for eligible 3-and-4-year-olds living in the City of Richmond.

PRESCHOOL APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN
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Early Head Start is a free program for children 6 weeks to 2 1/2 years old that live in the City of Richmond and meet the Federal Income Guidelines

The application link will be open from April 11 to June 30, 2022. For more information please contact Ms. Consuelo Hawkins at (804) 916-9006 or by email at chawkins@rvaschools.net

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR EARLY HEAD START

HAGA CLICK AQUI PARA APLICAR AL PROGRAMA DE EARLY HEAD START

Preschool students playing on the carpet

Program Overview

RPS offers full-day, high-quality early childhood education to eligible children through the Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI), Early Head Start, Head Start and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) programs. RPS preschool prepares children for success in kindergarten through the use of The Creative Curriculum and Al’s Pals strategies.  

Preschool students are immersed in learning through purposeful play-based experiences on topics they are familiar with from their everyday lives.

Enrollment Resources

Preschool Applications are now open for the 2022-2023 school year. Go to 

attendrvaschools.com to apply

Required Documents for Preschool Enrollment

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions for RPS Employees

For more information please send an email to preschool@rvaschools.net 

2022-2023 Frequently Asked Questions for RPS Employees