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Priorities for Enrollment

More children may meet the eligibility requirements than can be served by the CUSD State Funded Preschool Program.

First priority for service shall be given to 4 year old or 3 year old neglected or abused children who are recipients of child protective services or recipients who are at risk of being neglected or abused, upon written referral from a legal, medical, or social services, without regard to income.

Second priority shall be given to eligible 4 year old children in the following order (after income eligibility has been met):

  1. Returning children (that have met income eligibility ceilings) 
  2. Lowest income ranking 4 year old
  3. English language learners
  4. Special circumstances that may diminish the child’s opportunity for normal development
  5. After all eligible 4 year old children are enrolled, 3 year old children may be enrolled based on these priorities
  6. After all eligible 4 year old and 3 year old have been enrolled, children with verified IEPs may enroll.
 
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