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Program Assignment

  • Round 1: If you apply by April 1, 2019, you will receive your program assignment, if applicable, no later than April 30th.
  • Round 2: If you apply between April 2 and April 22, 2019, you will receive your program selection no later than May 15th.
  • Waitlist: If your child is not selected and placed in Round 1 or 2 -or- your application is received after April 22nd, you will be placed on a waitlist. Vacancies are filled on a rolling basis between May 15, 2019 and March 31, 2020.

Submitting an application does not guarantee that your child will be selected for the program. Placement is not on a first-come, first-served basis. Please review the FAQs on selection for more information.


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NEWS: Seattle's preschool program gets silver medal in nationwide Pre-k program review

The Seattle program has the highest quality among Pre-K programs in 40 large U.S. cities, according to a new report from the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University in partnership with nonprofit policy advocacy group CityHealth.
Seattle’s preschool program merits high marks for teacher quality and training, student-teacher ratios and class sizes, and ongoing efforts toward quality improvement… - The Seattle Times

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