Preschool Integrated Program

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The district offers a tuition-based preschool integrated program with half-day classes for three and four-year olds at Rice Elementary. The goal of these inclusion programs are to bring together children with special needs with their typically developing peers in a collaborative classroom environment where students experience a variety of early reading and math concepts, language development, fine and gross motor skills, related arts and social skills. The curriculum used in these programs are state approved, developmentally appropriate, and based on best practice in early childhood education.

Registration opens annually for the following school year at the beginning of December. Applications are posted under Announcements, as well as on this page. Please be aware as applicants are received, district personnel assign a tracking number to each child who submitted an application. Students are assigned to the Rice program on a first come, first served basis only. If the number of applicants exceeds the number of available slots, students are placed on a wait list.

2024-2025 Tuition-Based Preschool Integrated Program

All families that applied to the program by the established deadline have been accepted in the program and official acceptance letters and next steps should be received by families the week of 2/26/24. Applications continue to be accepted for the 2024-2025 school year as space remains available. A completed application and non-refundable application fee of $50.00 must be submitted to the Curriculum Office by February 16th. Click here for a general information letter, more specific timelines, and the actual application for the 2024-2025 program. If you have questions about the program or application process, please call 856-983-1800, ext. 5050 or email [email protected].

Special Note: For any parents whose child is currently enrolled in one of our tuition-based preschool classes at Rice, please utilize the separate application that was emailed to you as you are already in our system and therefore can pre-register if you are continuing in one of our programs. You must pre-register to hold your current space for next year in a tuition-based program.

2023-2024 Tuition-Based Preschool Integrated Program

New to ETSD? A limited number of spaces remain available in our preschool integrated program. If interested, please call 856-983-1800, ext. 5050 or email [email protected] to inquire about prorated tuition rates and space availability in the program. Click here for a general information letter and the actual application for the 2023-2024 program. A completed application and non-refundable application fee of $50.00 must be submitted to the Curriculum Office when applying to the program.

Click here for 2023-2024 payment vouchers. Parents can choose to make payments in one, two, or three installments via check/money order. As an alternate option, parents can use the MyPaymentsPlus system to make payments using a credit card. Click here for additional information about MyPaymentsPlus. For any family that the three installment schedule presents a financial hardship, please contact the Curriculum Office regarding a modified payment schedule. 

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