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Pre-K Program: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

  • Yes, all families living within MCCSC boundaries are eligible to send their child to an MCCSC Pre-K program.  All families receive funding to support the cost of Pre-K, with many families having the opportunity to send their child for free thanks to the community’s support of the 2023 family centered referendum.

  • Students will attend their districted MCCSC school, which is the elementary school they would attend for kindergarten.  Students are also eligible to attend approved MCCSC partners.  Families may request a transfer to another elementary school, similar to the process for other elementary grades.  Transfer approvals will be dependent on spots being available.  Transfer request forms are available on MCCSC’s website.

  • Community programs must be non-religious and Paths to QUALITY Level 3 or 4.  They must have completed MCCSC’s application process, have been approved by MCCSC as a community partner and agreed to MCCSC’s Service Agreement.  This ensures high quality programs for MCCSC’s students.

  • As outlined in referendum materials, funding for free preschool in buildings for income eligible families will be in place for the 2025-2026 school year.   

  • Yes, MCCSC will continue to offer care for children six-weeks to three-years-old at the Early Learning Center and Hoosier Hills Childcare Center.

  • Our districted home schools will post class lists with teacher’s names on August 6th during our Meet the Teacher Open Houses. The hours for this open house vary by building.  

  • Information will be located in Skyward Family Access on the "Bussing" tab once students are routed for the 2024-2025 school year. 

  • Additional FAQs can be found on our early childhood education website. You may also email or call our staff at the contact information shown on page 3 of the “2024-2025 MCCSC Early Childhood Education” brochure.