Early Childhood Programs

  • North Kansas City Schools offers a variety of preschool programs to families, each suited to different types of early learners.


    Community Education Preschool: The preschool program through Community Education is located at Staley High School. Certified early education teachers help pre-kindergarten develop foundational skills while emphasizing creativity and problem solving. The program is fee-based and offered in morning and afternoon sessions.

    Early Childhood Special Education at Pleasant Valley: The Early Childhood Special Education program along with the Early Childhood Education Center enhances optimal functioning and improves the quality of life for each child from 3 through 5 years of age by providing a full continuum of comprehensive integrated services that match the child's/family's needs.

    Oak Park Lab Preschool: North Kansas City Schools offers another preschool program in this unique lab school. The OPHS Learning Center Lab is operated by Oak Park high school students who are interested in a teaching career or other child related career in their future.

    Title I Preschool: This outstanding preschool for children turning four on or before July 31 provides opportunities for exploration, discovery, creativity, problem-solving and social interaction. Each class has up to 20 students with a certified teacher and an instructional assistant.


    For more information on each program, select from the links on the left.