• Early Learning

    Welcome to Scottsdale Unified School District's office of Early Learning & Community Education

  • Want to learn more about our SUSD Early Learning programs for the 2023-2024 school year?

    We will be hosting two virtual informational meetings for families to learn about the Pre-school and Pre-Kindergarten programs and registration process for the 2023-2024 school year.  

    These informational meetings will review our SUSD early learning philosophy, programs, curriculum, and registration process for the 2023-2024 school year.


Early Learning Registration for the 2023-24 School Year


    Early Learning Registration for 23-24 - General Information


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    Dec 5-15 - Families who currently attend pre-school at Cherokee, Desert Canyon, Echo Canyon, Laguna, Pueblo, or Navajo  and want to attend Pre-K at their same school next year will be able to enroll at our Oak office by appointment between Dec. 5-15. SUSD Pre-school families will receive an email the first week of November with all of the details.


    Jan 3-9 - A registration google form will be available for parents to express interest in all early learning programs for the 23-24 school year.  The google form will be on the Early Learning website ( SUSD EARLY LEARNING) and will go live at 8:00am on Jan 3.  Parents will have the opportunity to select up to 3 schools for enrollment consideration.


    SUSD enrollment priority groups* will be used to determine priority enrollment through Jan 21.  It doesn’t matter when the google form is completed between January 3rd-9th.  


    After Jan 21, enrollment will be first come, first serve. 


    Jan 9 - Google form will be closed 


    Jan 10-13 - Between Jan 10-13, parents who complete the Google form will receive an email indicating that either 1) they have secured a spot for the 23-24 school year OR 2) they have been placed on a waitlist.


    If a family has secured a spot for next year, they will receive information with a link to make an appointment  to finalize enrollment at our appointment only enrollment event on Saturday Jan 21 at the Mohave District Annex.


    Jan 21 - Early Learning Enrollment Event at the MDA  - BY APPOINTMENT ONLY for families who have secured a spot in a class. WALK INS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED


    Feb 1 - Open registration will be available for any remaining spots in early learning classes. Priority Enrollment Groups will no longer be utilized after this time. Information on enrolling after February, 2023 will be available on our website.


    After you have secured a spot - be sure to complete the OnLine Registration (OLR) Form SUSD ENROLLMENT

    When completing this form - When prompted to select a school - Select "PRE" - do not select a  specific school. When you finalize enrollment on Jan 21, your child will be placed at the school at which they secured a spot. 

    More information about the registration process will be available on our website https://www.susd.org/communityeducation


    Tuition for the 23-24 school year:

    Registration Fee of $75 is  required for all students regardless of the school attending. 

    Tuition for Anasazi, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Cochise, Copper Ridge, Desert Canyon Elementary, Echo Canyon, Kiva, Laguna, Pueblo, Redfield will be $730/ block ( A block is 18 school days). There are 10 blocks in a school year.

    Tuition for Hohokam, Navajo, Pima - $200/block

    The Early Learning Programs at Tavan and Yavapai are supported by the Title 1 grant and is provided at no cost for families who live within the boundaries of Yavapai and Tavan.



    Questions can be emailed to EarlyLearning@susd.org or Cbonow@susd.org


    *Enrollment Priority Categories:

    1. Students whose Parent / Legal guardian are employed as regular, contract SUSD employees under contract for the 23-24 school year (Administrative, certified, classified)
    1. Students wanting to attend their home school and  students who also have siblings currently attending their home school  and want to enroll in early learning at their home school /  same school as siblings fall into this category.
    1. Students and/or siblings living outside their home school boundary who are currently enrolled in an SUSD school and want to enroll in early learning at the same school as siblings.
    2. Students living within SUSD but want to enroll in a school other than their home school ( and have no siblings enrolled at that school).
    3. Students living outside of SUSD boundaries and are not currently enrolled in an SUSD school (and have no siblings enrolled at that school).

    ***ENROLLMENT PRIORITY GROUPS WILL ONLY BE USED THROUGH JAN 2023. Starting in February, 2023, any available enrollment will be filled first come, first serve***

    FOR THE CURRENT 2022-2023 school year - If you would like information on our early learning programs, please email Laura Valenzuela LValenzuela@susd.org 

    student support coordinator. 

Gifted Cluster Pre-K classes

  • *Kiva, Redfield and Tavan offer gifted cluster Pre-K classes. The program offers the best of both worlds - a developmental learning environment with typical peers and small group interactions with like-minded peers.

    For additional information on our Pre-K cluster gifted programs, please click here.

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