PreschoolPreschool selection notification will take place mid-August. The survey at the bottom of this page is the only pathway to preschool enrollment. Please do not enroll preschool children through the iParent iEnroll process. If your child is selected a Federal Programs preschool teachers will contact parents directly to initiate the preschool enrollment process.State funded as been granted therefore all programs list below will be provided during the 2017-18 school year.
Please complete the preschool survey prior to 4:30pm 08/11/2017. All surveys after that deadline will have a reduced chance of being selected.
Teachers will be notifying families between August 14th through August 18th.Preschool ProgramsBig Lake Elementary - Widening The NetFinger Lake Elementary - Migrant / Title IGoose Bay Elementary - Widening The NetJohn Shaw Elementary - Migrant / Title IIditarod Elementary School - Title IMeadow Lakes Elementary - Title ISwanson Elementary- IEA / MigrantTalkeetna Elementary - Title IWillow Elementary - Widening The Net
Preschool Eligibility:Title I, Migrant Education, Title VII (Indian Education), and Widening The Net funding sources support the Federal Program preschools. Selected students must be eligible for at least one of these programs:
- Title I - must live within the physical boundary of a designated Title I school.
- Migrant Education (Title IC) - currently enrolled in Migrant Education Program through Federal Programs.
- Title VII (Indian Education) - enrolled member or descendent of enrolled member of a recognized tribe or tribal group. Documentation Required.
- Widening The Net - MatSu Early Childhood Partnership (ECP) program open to district wide students who are not being served by other local programs.
Selection Priority:In addition to program eligibility student selection will be based on the following priority:
- Children who are less than 5 and greater than 3 years of age prior to September 1, 2016, have not been served by a MSBSD preschool, and have academic need (as determined by a screening interview conducted by a Federal Programs preschool teacher).
- In addition to the above Selection Priority eligibility, Widening The Net Preschool has a special focus on English Learners.
Child Find:If you have any educational or physical developmental concerns for your child please go to Child Find website.
For more information please contact:
Please review the above Preschool Eligibility and Selection Priority sections prior to filling out the survey
Preschool Request Survey Preschool Phone Tree