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Free Preschool

McMinnville School District

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Designed to ensure school readiness, the program balances social-emotional learning with academic exposure. Students also benefit from a complimentary breakfast or lunch, although transportation is not provided. This program is exclusively available to families living within district boundaries. 

Buel Elementary, Grandhaven Elementary, Newby Elementary, Wascher Elementary, Willamette Elementary
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Each site offers a morning or afternoon Pre-K and runs Monday – Thursday. Morning session (includes breakfast) 8:15 – 10:45 AM.

Eligibility Requirements

Basic Eligibility

Children must be four years old on or by September 1st to be eligible to register for Pre-K. Families must provide transportation to and from school.

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Steps to Enrollment

Get registered!

Pre-K registration is on a first-come, first-served basis with priority placement for 60% of the spots for families who experience limited income. Registration can be started on our district website. Fill out the interest form here.

Required Documents

To be considered for Pre-K placement, you must also submit the following supporting documents and immunization status.

You may contact the front office of your local elementary school for more details.

Proof of Age
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • or Passport
  • or State-Issued ID
Proof of Address
  • Mortgage Statement
  • or Rental/Lease Agreement
  • or Utility Bill