Executive Director's Welcome
Rockford Public Schools offers a variety of preschool and child care options for children within our community. Listed below you will find the many programs we offer, along with a brief description of each one, and the link to each program page. Please feel free to contact our office with any questions you may have. Visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/rockfordchildcareservices
Lisa Jacobs, Executive Director
Enrollment 2016-2017 Enrollment for the Child Development Lab, Community Education, Montessori and Spanish preschool programs is currently underway at our online registration site,http://www.rpssignmeup.com. A deposit is required when registering.
For enrollment information about the Preschool Enrichment program, please contact the Preschool & Child Care Services office at 616.863.6560.
Before & After School Care - Enrollment paperwork/information will be available sometime in May.
Before and After Care Program
Child care available at each elementary school immediately before and after the regular school day
Child Development Lab Preschool
Traditional preschool for three and four year olds, including interaction with high school students as part of the child development curriculum
Community Ed Preschool
Traditional preschool for three and four year olds
Program for children ages three and four which encourages learning through self discovery and individual pace
Preschool Enrichment Child Care
Year-round preschool program for three and four year olds with wrap-around child care
This blended program is for three and four year olds utilizing materials to introduce preschoolers to the Spanish language.
Summer School Age Program
Summer child care program for school aged kids
This applies to students who will be turning five years old on or before September 1, 2016.
If your child will turn five years old after September 1 but by December 1, you may enroll your child as long as you provide a signed age waiver form. Please use the following chart to determine district recommendations for placement and screening:
Your child is 5 on or before April 30, 2016
*District recommended kindergarten placement
Your child's birth date is between
May 1 & August 31
*District recommendation to sign up for district screening
Your child's birth date is between September 1 & December 1
*Waiver is required
*District recommended Developmental Kindergarten placement
For further information, visit: http://www.rockfordschools.org/?i=EnrollmentInfo