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    The 2019-20 PPS Early Learning Program Application for 3-4 year olds is now available. Applications are processed all year. 
    PPS pre-kindergarten and Head Start programs give priority to low-income families. Eligibility can also depend on the neighborhood school you are assigned to based on your address. To determine if your family meets income eligibility guidelines, see page 2 of the application below. Families not meeting income guidelines will be placed on a wait list. 
    To apply on line, visit the Enrollment and Transfer Center webpage. 
    Printable versions below. Find paper copies at Boise-Eliot Humboldt, Faubion, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Woodlawn schools and The Enrollment and Transfer Center, 501 N. Dixon Street, Portland OR 97227. 

    Early Learning Programs Application

    Solicitud para programas de aprendizaje a temprana edad


    PPS Head Start: Full- and half-day preschool for children ages 3 and 4 years old. Classrooms are located in 8 schools and centers. Applications are accepted throughout the year. Families must meet eligibility guidelines.
    Preschool Promise at Faubion: Early Head Start and full-day preschool for children ages 3 and 4 at Faubion PK-8 School. Families must meet income eligibility guidelines. Applications accepted year round. 
    PPS Pre-Kindergarten: Full-day preschool for 4 year olds.  Classrooms located at Boise-Eliot, Faubion, King, and Woodlawn. Family's neighborhood school must be receiving Title I funding.
    Native Montessori Preschool Full-day preschool for 3 and 4 year olds. Classroom located at Faubion Early Learning Center. Families with tribal affiliation are eligible for additional resources through the Federal Title VI program. 
    Community preschools - contact the program for eligibility and enrollment questions

    MECP (Multnomah Early Childhood Program): Half-day programs Monday - Thursday for children with disabilities (IFSP) as well as typically developing "peers". Located at Applegate, Beach, Marysville, Stephenson, Vernon, and Whitman.
    Albina Early Head Start: For children ages birth - 3. Albina Head Start provides full-day preschool for children ages 3-5. 
    Neighborhood House Head Start provides preschool for children ages 3-5 on the west side of Portland. 

    Siletz Head Start  prioritizes preschool for children with tribal affiliations ages 3-5. 
    Call 211Info for information about community preschools and childcare, parenting classes, energy and rental assistance, and more.
    Questions? Contact the early learner organization or Nancy Hauth, PPS, nhauth@pps.net. 
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