Colorado Preschool Program

Early Childhood Education

Child Development Center


Universal Preschool and Kindergarten Information:


Apply Now for Universal Preschool (UPK) for the 2023-24 School Year!

Beginning in the 2023-2024 school year, families in Colorado can receive at least 15 hours per week of free, voluntary preschool for 4 year olds through the Universal Preschool (UPK) Colorado program. 3 year olds with qualifying factors are eligible for 10 free hours per week. UPK Colorado is administered by the newly-created Colorado Department of Early Childhood (CDEC).

Some families may be eligible for additional hours of free preschool based on various factors, including income. Families seeking additional hours based on income are required to submit proof of income documentation.

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.


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 abe 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.)