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Preschool priority pre-registration now open!

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Preschool priority pre-registration now open!

In Colorado, all 4-year-olds and some 3-year-olds qualify for some free preschool. Adams 12 Five Star Schools is excited to share that priority pre-registration for next year’s preschool program is now open. Families who pre-register will have first access to their preferred preschool locations. 

Learn more and apply

Program Options:

Part time preschool (3 hours a day, Tuesday - Friday)

  • Free
  • Four days per week, three hours a day at 16 school locations
  • Morning and afternoon spots available
    • Morning sessions are from 7:40 to 10:40 a.m.
    • Afternoon sessions are from 11:35 a.m. to 2:35 p.m.
    • Please note that preschools at P-8 schools and Thornton Elementary have slightly different bell times

Full-day program (part-time preschool with full-day child care Monday - Friday)

  • Full-day child care for 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds at Bright Horizons preschool. 
    • Bright Horizons is open from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Students will receive 12 hours of high-quality preschool instruction spread throughout the week. 
  • Cost:
    • $800 per month for students who qualify for free preschool under Colorado's Universal Preschool program
    • $1,300 a month for students who do not qualify for free preschool under Colorado's Universal Preschool Program
  • Located at Horizon High School, 5321 East 136th Avenue, Thornton, CO 80602
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