Inclusive Preschool Classrooms
Free Part-Day Preschool
Seattle Public Schools Early Learning Developmental Preschool Program
Is your child ready for preschool but not quite ready for a full day program? Are you looking for opportunities for your child to learn and play with children of diverse ability levels?
The SPS Early Learning department is recruiting students who are typically developing (meeting all or most developmental milestones) to join our preschool classrooms led by highly qualified teachers serving students with disabilities.
Curriculum: Creative Curriculum (evidence-based general education program)
Session: 2.5 Hours in Morning or Afternoon (based on program availability)
Transportation: Parent Responsibility (no district transportation provided)
Developmental Preschool Programs Locations
- Broadview Thomson, 13052 Greenwood Ave. N Seattle, WA 98133
- Dunlap, 4525 S Cloverdale St. Seattle, WA 98118
- Fairmont Park, 3800 SW Findlay St. Seattle, WA 98126
- Greenwood, 144 NW 80th St. Seattle, WA 98117
- Kimball, 7201 Beacon Ave. S Seattle, WA 98108
- Lafayette, 2645 California Ave. SW Seattle, WA 98116
- Leschi, 135 32nd Ave. Seattle, WA 98122
- Licton Springs, 3015 NW 68th St. Seattle, WA 98117
- Lowell, 1058 E Mercer St. Seattle, WA 98102
- Madrona, 1121 33rd Ave. Seattle, WA 98122
- Martin Luther King, Jr., 6725 45th Ave. S Seattle, WA 98118
- Queen Anne, 2100 4th Ave. N Seattle, WA 98109
- Sacajawea, 9501 20th Ave. NE Seattle, WA 98115
- Sand Point, 6208 60th Ave. NE Seattle, WA 98115
- Thurgood Marshall, 2401 S Irving St. Seattle, WA 98144
Benefits of High-Quality Inclusive Preschool for Each and Every Child:
- Research indicates that meaningful inclusion is beneficial to children with and without disabilities across a variety of developmental domains.
- Children with and without disabilities, can make significant developmental and learning progress
in inclusive settings.
- Children with and without disabilities in inclusive early childhood programs also demonstrate stronger social- emotional skills than their peers in separate settings.
- Meaningful inclusion in high quality early childhood programs can support children with disabilities in reaching their full potential resulting in broad societal benefits.