Preschool Enrollment


Early Childhood Education
Preschool Information Line: 720.433.0025
Email: [email protected]


Registration Process for the 2024/2025 School Year

 CURRENT FAMILIESThe registration process for currently enrolled families and their siblings who are enrolling in the 24/25 School Year please click HERE

 NEW FAMILIESFor families that are new to DCSD preschool for the 24/25 School Year, please find the box that correlates to your child's birthday to guide you through the registration process.

My child's birthday is   
ON or AFTER October 2, 2020:

Please complete THIS FORM to begin the registration process.

My child's birthday is: ON or AFTER October 2,  2021:

Three weeks before your child's third birthday, please click 
THIS LINK to register for an AM Preschool Placement for the 2024/2025 School Year.

My child's birthday is:
ON or BETWEEN October 2, 2019, and October 1, 2020:

You must enroll through the Universal PreKindergarten (UPK) system FIRST, using THIS LINK to begin the enrollment process for Douglas County Preschool Programs. You will be able to select up to 5 choices of school locations. 

My child's birthday is 
ON or BEFORE October 1, 2019

For the 2024/25 School Year your child is not eligible to enroll in our Douglas County Preschool Programs, please feel free to use the link to learn more about Kindergarten Registration. 

Placement Timeline

When you receive your "match" through Universal Pre-Kindergarten, and it has been accepted by the parent,  
you will receive an email from our Placement Specialist with more detailed information on 
your official placement in one of our Douglas County Preschool Programs and the link to officially register in our
Online Registration System (OLR) 

Documents Needed for Preschool Registration

Preschool Locations 

Updated for 24/25 Castle Rock Locations
Updated for 24/25 Highlands Ranch Locations
Updated for 24/25 Parker Locations

Additional Documents/Resources

2024-2025 School Year

24/25 AM Session Student Calendar

24/25 PM Session Student Calendar

24/25 Preschool Family Handbook

24/25 Preschool Family Handbook Spanish

Inclement Weather Info

On a delayed schedule, AM Preschool sessions are canceled, and PM sessions are not impacted. 
District weather-related school schedule changes can be found HERE.
DCSD Weather Hotline: 303-387-SNOW (7669), info updated by 5 AM.

Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2024 SchoolMessenger Corporation. All rights reserved.

In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, the Douglas County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The School District's Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator to address complaints alleging sexual harassment under Title IX is Aaron Henderson, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, [email protected], 303-387-0127.

Outside Agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.


Special Education records which have been collected by Douglas County School District related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of special education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for the period of five (5) years after special education services have ended for the student. Special education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, or completes his/her educational program at age 21, or moves from the district. This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Douglas County School District's intent to destroy the special education records of students who exited special education services as of June 30, 2016. These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school district otherwise. After five years, the records are no longer useful to the district, but may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for social security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc. The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student may request a copy of the records by requesting the records at this link ( Douglas County School District Transcripts and Records Requests ).