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Kalamazoo County Pre-K
 
Welcome! We're dedicated to helping kids
dream big, start small!    

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(en Español)



 
Dear Pre-Kindergarten Family:
 
We're so excited to be a part of your child's next adventure! A quality pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) experience makes for a remarkable start and a major difference in a child's kindergarten preparation and success.
 
Please be aware that according to new guidelines, all children must be 3-years-old on or before September 1 in order to be age eligible for the 3-year-old programs. Children must be 4-years-old on or before September 1 in order to be age eligible for the 4-year-old programs.
 
 
 
Kalamazoo County Pre-K is made up of the following programs:
  square bulletHead Start – Federally-funded education for eligible 3 and 4 year olds
  square bulletKalamazoo County Ready 4s – Private and public early-childhood providers for 4 year olds
  square bulletGreat Start Readiness Program – State-funded pre-K programs for eligible 4 year olds
 
  square bullet All Kalamazoo County Pre-K programs are licensed by the state of Michigan.
  square bullet All programs offer a joyful, intentional, life-changing education through a high-quality curriculum that
    includes positive social skill development and a variety of social and learning activities.
  square bullet All programs offer parent and  family activities. 
  square bullet All programs use a common Pre-K application with documentation of the child's age and residency and
    the parent's income to determine a child's eligibility.
 
Questions? Need help? Call 269-250-9333.
 
Please, check the required paperwork for Pre-K registration.  
You can fill out the Pre-K application online.
Click here to download a hard copy of the Pre-K application (en Español).
 
Completed applications and required documents may be sent to:
 
Head Start
Attn: Enrollment
422 E. South St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
 
Fax: 269-250-9868
 
OR
 
Kalamazoo RESA West Campus
Attn:  Andy Birt
4606 Croyden Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49006