Colorado Preschool Program

Early Childhood Education

Laredo Child Development Center


Universal Preschool:


Process for Enrolling in APS Preschool

  1. Complete Universal Preschool (UPK) application
    • Submitting the UPK application does not guarantee placement
    • Placement is dependent on availability of spots
    • Allow at least 2 weeks for application to be processed by UPK and received by APS
  2. Accept or decline placement on UPK parent portal
    • Accepting placement does not guarantee enrollment in APS preschool programs
    • Enrollment is dependent on availability of spots
  3. Contact the ECE Department to verify your child’s placement
    • The ECE Department will provide placement options and give next steps to complete enrollment
  4. Please do not complete registration through Centralized Admissions before receiving placement confirmation from the ECE Department. 
  5. After receiving placement confirmation, please have the following documents ready to complete registration in APS Preschool Programs:
    • Child’s birth certificate
    • Immunization records
    • Proof of address
    • Valid identification

If you need help adding a document to your application, contact your local coordinating organization for assistance. Your LCO can assist you with any part of your UPK Colorado application.

Click here to submit an application for Universal Preschool (UPK) Colorado for the 2023-2024 school year / Presentar una solicitud para el Programa de Preescolar Universal de Colorado (UPK, en inglés) para el año escolar 2023-2024

For further information about the preschool screening process, please contact the ECE Department at 303-364-9371.

Kindergarten: https://www.aurorak12.org/divisions/equity_in_learning/school_performance/early_childhood_education/kindergarten__a_strong_start

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call our main office at (303) 363-0484.

Welcome to Preschool!

We are excited to work with you in making this a great experience for your preschool child. Our classrooms follow a curriculum for learning new skills in a fun and educational way. Here are a few procedures that will help the school year run smoothly.

Front Office:

  • Emergency Form (Keep this up- to-date throughout the year)
    • Only adults and over 16 yrs. old can pick up a student with photo ID
    • Must show picture I.D.
    • Only persons listed on the emergency form will be able to pick up student from school
  • Health Physical forms
    • Must be turned in 30 days after student enrolls
  • Absence
    • Must be called in @ 303-363-0484
    • Doctors note is required after four consecutive days
  • Health
    • Let us know about any health concerns (asthma, seizures, allergies, etc.)


  • Outside classroom door
  • More than 10 minutes late come through the front office and check-in
  • Must have photo ID
  • Close gates at all times

Pick- Up:

  • Outside classroom door
  • Only persons on the emergency form ( must be 16 and over)
  • Must show picture I.D.
  • Must sign-out student
  • If going to be late, call the front office @ 303-363-0484
  • Close gates at all times ( never leave the gate open for the security of the children)

Parking Lot:

  • In designated areas
  • DO NOT leave children unattended in your vehicle ( not even for a minute)
  • DO NOT park in the bus zone
  • Handicap spaces must have handicap plate or on mirror. NO EXCEPTION!
  • DO NOT park next door at Global Village Preschool (May be towed)


  • NO cell phones
  • NO animals (dogs, cats, ferret, etc.)