About our preschool programs

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.


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


Download a list of preschool programs (PDF) 


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

Alaska Native Cultural Charter School 907-742-1370

Patsy Shaha

Creekside Park Elementary School 907-742-1550

Theresa Owens

Denali Montessori School 907-742-4500

Ruth Dene

Fairview Elementary School 907-742-7600

Daniel Barker

Gladys Wood Elementary School 907-742-6760

Audrey Chapman

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’ Corp. 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. (PDF) 


ASD preschool sites

Children must be four years old by September 1, 2013 to participate in ASD preschool programs. Contact the ASD Title I program at 907-742-3835 for registration details.



ASD/Kids' Corp Head Start

Creekside and Willow Crest programs are operated as an ASD partnership with Kids' Corp. Inc. The Gladys Wood program is operated solely by Kids' Corp. Inc. Head Start.



Other programs
  • 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 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 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.

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Preschool program

 preschool girl reading

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