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Sheridan County School District #2 > SCSD2 Pre-K Program

To apply for the SCSD2 Pre-K Program, click HERE.

  • Your child must turn 4 years old by August 20, 2024.
  • The program will follow the SCSD2 school calendar (teacher days)
  • Families will be notified via email of their acceptance into this program after February 26, 2024.
  • If your child is accepted, you will be required to pay a non-refundable program fee of $100 to hold your spot in the Pre-K program. 
  • Depending on the number of applicants, a lottery will be conducted and a waiting list created.

Availability:

This program is limited to 24 full-time and 12 part-time children. Part-time pre-k will be five days a week with hours available in the mornings between 7:00 am and 12:00 pm. Full-time pre-k will be five days a week available between 7:00 am and 5:15 pm.

Program Eligibility:

Any child that will be 4 years old by August 20, 2024.
Child must be able to go to the bathroom unassisted.

Hours of Operation:

This program will offer full-time childcare from 7:00 am to 5:15 pm, Monday through Friday.

Days of operation will match work days for an SCSD2 Teacher (185 days/year) as outlined in the 2024-2025 calendar.

Refunds will not be issued for children that do not attend pre-k due to vacation or an illness.

Tuition: 

$100 Non-Refundable Program Fee if selected into the Pre-K Program
Full-time child (8 hours/day) will cost $40/day for all 5 days [Full-time will be available between 7:00 am and 5:15 pm.]
Part-time child (4 hours/day) will cost $25/day for all 5 days [Part-time will only be available in the mornings between 7:00 am and 12:00 pm.]

Program Vision:

The SCSD2 Pre-K Program supports early childhood education and social-emotional development with a focus on the following:

  • Learning through play that is both teacher and child directed
  • Introduction to early learning in a fun, engaging and caring environment
  • Learning time to enhance development of language, cognitive, and fine/gross motor skills

Pre-K Teachers & Locations:

  • At Highland Park Elementary, Pre-K teacher Lori Clark now has 22 years of experience as both a preschool teacher and director. She holds Bachelors of Arts and Masters of Arts degrees in Early Childhood Education.
  • At Woodland Park Elementary, Pre-K teacher Pepper Stevens has spent the last two years with us and had four previous years experience. She has a bachelor’s degree and is also finishing her endorsement in Early Childhood Education.

If you have any questions about this program, please contact Administrative Assistant Tara Keep at tara.keep@scsd2.com or 307.674.7405 ext 5000.