Ferg-Flor. Free Preschool Enrollment Now Open
Ferg-Flor. Free Preschool
Enrollment Now Open
Enrollment is now open for the Ferguson-Florissant School District free half-day preschool for children who live in the District. Classes are held in ten different locations around the District. Parents as Teachers personal visits are included. Enrollment forms can be picked up from the Early Education Office or found on the web at www.fergflor.org. The site also lists the documents needed along with enrollment forms.
Parents should bring completed forms and documents to the Early Education Office, E wing at the Administration Center, 1005 Waterford Drive in Florissant. Office hours are 8:00 – 4:00. Arrangements for other times can be made by calling 506-9067.
Needed documentation includes: updated immunization records; State issued birth certificate; child’s social security number; parent’s photo ID; proof of residency-an updated occupancy permit dated within the past 90 days plus a current lease or mortgage bill; proof of guardianship; and proof of custody if parents are divorced.
Children who will be 3-years-old by July 31 may enroll for a 2 morning a week program, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Children who will be 4-years-old by July 31st are eligible for two options; 4 afternoons a week, 12:15 – 3:15 p.m. or 3 mornings a week, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Children who are 2, 3, and 4-years-old may enroll in the tuition-based full-day childcare program located at McCluer High School and the District’s Administration Center. For enrollment information at McCluer call 314-506-9472; at the Administration Center call 314-506-9031. Some immediate openings are available at both sites.
A 5-full-day Head Start program is available for families who meet eligibility guidelines. Call 314-595-3910 for enrollment information.
The Ferguson-Florissant School District also offers Parents as Teachers free of charge. Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten, usually age 5.
Developmental information and screenings are provided during home visits arranged to meet parent’s schedules.
Free developmental screenings are offered to all children 3-months to 5-years who live in the school district even if they are not enrolled in an Early Education program.
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