Title I Pre-Kindergarten

What is Title I Pre-kindergarten?

Title I pre-kindergarten programs are funded through Federal and State funds, and are free to Chandler residents who live within the school boundaries of the schools listed. Title I programming provides developmentally appropriate academic curriculum to strengthen literacy, STEM, social-emotional, communication, and physical skills with an emphasis on preparing students for Kindergarten. Four-year-olds will receive instruction in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Sciences, Art, and more! They will also experience a variety of opportunities meant to support social development, including peer and adult interaction.


Eligible children must be four-years-old by August 31st of the current school year. Children MUST be toilet trained to attend preschool.

What do I need to know?

Title I pre-kindergarten programs for 2022-2023 will be offered at Andersen Elementary, Bologna Elementary, Conley Elementary, Frye Elementary, Galveston Elementary, Hartford Sylvia Encinas Elementary, San Marcos Elementary, Sanborn Elementary and Shumway Leadership Academy.



THE BASICS:

  • Daily meal and snacks included
  • Days and hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Family must reside in a Title I boundary in order to enroll
  • Daily snack and lunch is provided
  • Students MUST be toilet trained*


*Pull-ups are not permitted. To be considered potty-trained, a child must be able to do ALL of the following:

-Tell an adult they have to go potty BEFORE they have to go (They must be able to say the words "I have to go potty.")

-Can INDEPENDENTLY pull down their underwear and pants and pull them back up when done

-Can INDEPENDENTLY clean their bottoms after using the toilet

-Get off the toilet by themselves

-Wash and dry their hands

-Postpone going if they must wait for someone who is in the bathroom or if outside and away from the classroom


LICENSING:

Our preschool programs are licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services, 150 N. 18th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85007, 602-364-2539. Inspection reports are available at each preschool site.



ACADEMIC PROGRAM:

  • Classes taught by certified Early Childhood Education teachers
  • Developmentally appropriate academic curriculum to strengthen literacy, STEM, social-emotional, communication, and physical skills

How do I get more information or help?

For more information contact the Title I school listed above directly.

How can I sign up?

STEP 1: CREATE AN INFINITE CAMPUS ACCOUNT

Create an Infinite Campus Account and provide the following:

  • State Certified Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Proof of Residency



If you already have an Infinite Campus account, you can:


  • Add Another Child - for current parents with a child attending a CUSD school and you need to add a new child (Once logged into the parent portal account, click on "more" on the left-hand side and then click "Online Registration and Annual Update.")
  • Returning Parent - for parents who previously had a child enrolled in CUSD and need to re-enroll and update their account (Once logged into the parent portal account, click on "more" on the left-hand side and then click "Online Registration and Annual Update.")



STEP 2: CONTACT OUR EARLY CHILDHOOD REGISTRAR

Contact our Early Childhood Registrar via email at smith.janice@cusd80.com

  • Include your application number from Infinite Campus


STEP 3: START SCHOOL WITH US

  • For information on meet-the-teacher dates, contact your school site directly.
  • First day of school: July 19, 2023


REGISTRATION OPENS 9AM JANUARY 11, 2023 FOR THE 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR