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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
  2. Lowest income ranking

    (When two or more families have the same income ranking, the child with exceptional needs, as documented with an IEP, shall be admitted first) income qualification not necessary with verified IEP

  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