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Great Start Readiness Preschool


Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is a free state funded preschool offered four days per week, Monday through Thursday, with am and all day sessions. Children enrolling in this program must be four, but not 5 years of age, by September 1, 2017. Parents must provide transportation. This program may be combined with the tuition based Preschool Child Care program for children who would benefit from a longer day.

The program offers a variety of social, cognitive and physical experiences to children in a developmentally appropriate setting. This program services children who may be at risk of future educational difficulties.

Funding of this program depends solely on allocation from the state government and is not guaranteed every year. To be eligible families must meet state income guidelines and have at least two qualifying factors.



Please have your:

  • 2016 Taxes complete (or)               
  • *Household income ready when you call.

*Household income includes 2016 taxes, (parents, significant other income if supporting child)


To view Qualifying Risk Factors, click here

To view Qualifying Income Guidelines, click here

To view Parent/Guardian Handbook, click here

Ages: Children who will be four, but not five before September 1, 2017
Location: Community Education Resource Center (CERC)
Schedule: Monday-Thursday during the traditional school year

Morning, 3 hours per day

All day program, 7 hours per day

Registration: CERC Early Childhood Office
Fees: The program is free to those who qualify.







Great Start Readiness Program Staff

Teacher, Nicole Carter, nicole.carter@lok12.org

Assistant Teacher, Paula Kipp, paula.kipp@lok12.org

Teacher, Lauren McCall, lauren.mccall@lok12.org

Teacher, Jessica Sanford, jessica.sanford@lok12.org

Assistant Teacher, Michelle DeWald, michelle.dewald@lok12.org

Teacher, Erica Rock, erica.rock@lok12.org

Assistant Teacher, Jennifer Jameson, jennifer.jameson@lok12.org