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Preschool enrollment for the 2021–2022 school year is now open!

Preschool Families,

We are excited to open registration for the 2021–2022 school year! As always, QCUSD Preschool is committed to providing a variety of quality early childhood learning opportunities taught by certified teachers. You will see some adjustments in the 2021–2022 course offerings including the addition of the Coyote Pups 3-Day program and the addition of preschool classrooms at our newest campus, Schnepf Elementary School.

We thank you for choosing QCUSD Preschool and look forward to working with you to provide meaningful learning opportunities for your preschool-age children!

Warm regards,

Aubrey Ruhser
QCUSD Preschool Coordinator

PRESCHOOL LOCATIONS for 2021-2022

All classes including before and aftercare are contingent upon enrollment at each site. If minimum enrollment is not reached, we will contact you regarding other available preschool/extended care options. Before school care will be available for morning preschool students, and after school care will be available for the afternoon preschool students. Only full day preschool students will have the option of attending both morning and afternoon care.

All children enrolled in a tuition based QCUSD Preschool Program, must be toilet trained. Transportation is not available for these programs.

Feel free to take advantage of one of our discounts. You may apply a ten percent discount may to your account by paying the annual preschool account in full for half-day programs. If you have one or more children enrolled in the QCUSD preschool program, your youngest child may be eligible for a ten percent sibling discount. Children with parents or legal guardians employed by QCUSD may be eligible for an employee discount. Please note, you may only apply one discount per child.

Gateway Polytechnic Academy (GPA)
5149 S. Signal Butte, Mesa, AZ 85212

Coyote Pups 3 Day
Kinder-Prep 3 Day
Kinder-Prep 5 day
Full Day Preschool & Kinder-Prep

Katherine Mecham Barney Elementary (KMBE)
19684 S. 225th Pl, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Coyote Pups 3-Day
Kinder-Prep 3
Kinder-Prep 5
Full Day Preschool and Kinder-Prep

Queen Creek Elementary (QCE)
23636 S. 20th Street, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Coyote Pups 3-Day
Kinder-Prep 3 Day
Kinder-Prep 5 Day

Schnepf Elementary (SE)
26161 S. 231st St, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Coyote Pups 3-Day
Kinder-Prep 3 Day
Kinder-Prep 5 Day
Full Day Preschool and Kinder-Prep

Silver Valley Elementary (SVE)
9737 East Toledo Avenue, Mesa, AZ 85212

Coyote Pups 3-Day
Kinder-Prep 3 Day
Full Day Preschool & Kinder-Prep

Preschool Locations for 2020–2021

Gateway Polytechnic Academy (GPA)
5149 S. Signal Butte, Mesa, AZ 85212

Coyote Pups
Kinder-Prep 3 Day
Kinder-Prep 5 Day

Katherine Mecham Barney Elementary
Preschool at KMBE will participate in uniforms.

Coyote Pups
Kinder-Prep 3 Day
Kinder-Prep 5
Full-Day Accelerated Kinder-Prep

Queen Creek Elementary (QCE)
23636 S. 20th Street, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Kinder-Prep 3 Day
Full-Day Kinder-Prep

Silver Valley Elementary (SVE)
9737 East Toledo Avenue, Mesa, AZ 85212

Coyote Pups
Kinder-Prep 3 Day
Kinder-Prep 5
Full-Day Preschool
Full-Day Kinder-Prep

QCHS CTE TOYBOX PRESCHOOL

TOYBOX Preschool registration begins on January 25, 2021, at 4:00 p.m.

The TOYBOX Program is a fully-licensed high school laboratory preschool program. Adult staff members, along with high school students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Program, work together to provide an enjoyable learning environment for children who are three to five years old. We are contracted with Quality First, part of First Things First, and we are currently a Quality-Plus 4 Star-rated preschool.

Please contact us for more information.

Diane Ayala
dayala@qcusd.org
TOYBOX Coordinator
(480) 987-5953

Queen Creek Unified School District
20217 East Chandler Heights Road 
Queen Creek, AZ  85142
Phone:  (480) 987-5935
Fax:  (480) 987-9714