About our preschool programs


General education neighborhod preschool applications

The preschool application process is now open. To apply, complete the following application form and drop it off at the school to which you are applying, or fax it to Title I at 742-4482.


Preschool programs help young children learn the skills and knowledge they need to enter school ready to achieve and excel at learning. Preschool programs are federally funded and not available at every school.

 Download a list of preschool programs


Some preschool programs have special eligibility requirements; please call the school to determine if your child is eligible.


The Early Childhood special education program provides and oversees services for children ages 3 to 5 who experience developmental delays or other disabilities. The Early Childhood program has five main functions: For preschool programs offered by special education, please visit the special education early childhood page.


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Locate preschool programs. Search for an address using the location box.

Alaska Native Cultural Charter School 907-742-1370

Bongi Agerter

Chester Valley Elementary School 907-742-0335

Adrianne Grenier

Denali Montessori School 907-742-4500

Ruth Dene

Fairview Elementary School 907-742-7600

Dianne Orr

Gladys Wood Elementary School 907-742-6760

Audrey Chapman

Lake Otis Elementary School 907-742-7400

Douglas Gray

Mountain View Elementary School 907-742-3900

Chris Woodward

North Star Elementary School 907-742-3800

Marcus Wilson

Russian Jack Elementary School 907-742-1300

Elizabeth Hornbuckle

Tyson Elementary School 907-742-8000

John Kito

Williwaw Elementary School 907-742-2000

Christine Garbe

Willow Crest Elementary School 907-742-1000

Kristina Peterson

Wonder Park Elementary School 907-337-1569

Sean Murphy


Some preschool programs have special eligibility requirements; please call the school for details.



Types of preschool programs

The Anchorage School District provides Title I, Kids’ Corps Inc. (KCI) Head Start, Migrant and Special Education preschool classrooms in the schools listed below. Please call the school to determine if your student is eligible.  Download the preschool program flier for more information..


ASD preschool sites

Children must be four years old by September 1 to participate in ASD preschool programs. Contact the ASD Title I program at 907-742-3835 or Kids Corps/Head Start at 907-279-2021 for details.



Other programs

Migrant-eligible students

Denali Montessori and Wonder Park Elementary pre-kindergarten programs are available only to Migrant-eligible students. Contact the ASD Migrant Education Department at 907-742-4275 for more information.


Special Education

The Preschool Special Education Program provides services for children ages 3 to 5 who experience developmental delays or other disabilities. Contact the ASD Special Education Department at 907-742-6021 for more information.


Early Intervention Services Center

EISC offers free developmental screenings for children ages 3-5 years in the following areas: motor skills, concepts, communication, self-help, social skills and health. Visit the EISC website or call 907-742-2657 for more information.

Welcome to ASD

SignpostNew to the district? Not sure how to enroll your child? Want to apply for the lottery? Our Welcome to ASD section walks you through the process of determining your child's needs, researching your options and how to enroll or register.

Welcome to ASD


Preschool program

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Preschool programs operate:
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Breakfast and lunch included
Transportation is included at most locations.


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