2023-2024 has Open Enrollment
The Conway Springs School District is proud to offer a Pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) program for 4-year-old students living in the district. The preschool program is developmentally and educationally appropriate and emphasizes students' need for active learning. Teachers provide a stimulating environment of challenging materials and engaging activities essential to the growth and development of each child.
Pre-K students are exposed to learning experiences that promote social, emotional, physical, language, and cognitive development. They learn skills such as taking turns cooperatively, sharing, and following directions — all essential components for future social, behavioral, and academic success.
To attend Pre-K, students must:
Students who are five years old on or before August 31 are not eligible for Pre-K.
What are the hours for the Pre-K program?
The district offers a five-day a week, half-day program with morning or afternoon sessions available. See the district calendar for dates when school is not in session.
The morning session of Pre-K is from 8:00 to 11:15 a.m. The afternoon session of pre-k is from 12:15 pm to 3:30 p.m.
Is my child eligible for FREE Pre-K?
To enroll in schools offering free, Title I-funded Pre-K, students must live in the Conway Springs area and show an academic need. To enroll in free grant-funded locations, students must meet at least one of the following requirements:
Family qualifies for the free lunch program.
Family qualifies for reduced lunch support.
Custodial parent is unmarried at the time of enrollment.
Student has been referred by the Division of Children’s Services for educational services.
At least one parent was a teen when the student was born.
At least one parent is lacking a GED or high school diploma at the time of enrollment.
Student has limited English proficiency based on assessments.
Student qualifies for services under the Migrant Education Program.
Student is developmentally delayed based on assessments but not at the level of qualifying for special education services.
Student is experiencing homelessness (must complete qualifying documentation for school year in which child will enroll).
What is the cost of the tuition-based Pre-K program?
In 2023-2024, the tuition cost for Pre-K is $150/month. Tuition is due the first day of each month beginning in August, and continuing through May.
Julie Vancuren, Administrative assistant
Crystal Cotton, Principal
Kyle Trueblood Elementary School
111 N. Highland, Conway Springs