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Preschool enrollment is now open

Richmond Public Schools 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 NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR

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.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR EARLY HEAD START

HAGA CLICK AQUI PARA APLICAR AL PROGRAMA DE EARLY HEAD START

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

Preschool students playing on the carpet

Program Overview

Through the use of The Creative Curriculum and Al’s Pals strategies all preschool students are immersed in learning through purposeful play-based experiences on topics they are familiar with from their everyday lives. Children find opportunities for rigorous skill development like counting, measurement, and language comprehension while also developing positive relationships, gross-motor skills, and problem-solving abilities.

About RPS Preschool

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 and beyond!  

Preschool Locations

2022-2023 Frequently Asked Questions for RPS Employees

 

Additional 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