Preschool applications available

Applications available for D51 preschool
Posted on 07/09/2019
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Grand Junction, CO District 51 preschool applications for the 2019-20 school year are now available for eligible families. Applications can be picked up Monday through Friday between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the Hawthorne Building, 410 Hill Ave. Space is limited, so interested families should apply as soon as possible.

In order for their parents or guardians to apply for the 2019-20 school year, children must be three or four years old on or before July 15, 2019, and meet eligibility requirements, such as special education needs or at-risk factors. These factors, as defined by the state of Colorado, include low household income, age of parents, parents not completing high school, frequent relocation by the child’s family, concerns with child development (including social skills and language development), homelessness or living with family or friends, drug or alcohol abuse in the child’s family, history of abuse in the family, and receiving services as a neglected child.

District 51 preschool is tuition-free and available at 25 schools and community sites. Interested families can call 970-254-5429 or 970-254-5422 for more information, or visit the Early Childhood Education page at

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