Free Full-Day Preschool for low-income families. Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM-2:30 PM


    DVUSD has now opened interest for the 2023-2024 school year. Click on the link below to fill out the interest form.  


    Three Locations Available:

    Constitution Elementary: 18440 N 15th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85023 (This location is almost full for the High-Quality Early Learning program)


    Village Meadows: 2020 W Morningside Drive Phoenix, AZ 85023


    Sunrise: 17624 N 31st Ave Phoenix AZ 85053** (This location is full for the 23-24 school year so it is no longer listed on the application)



    About the program:

    A play-based environment with a certified Early Childhood Teacher and a highly qualified assistant. Breakfast and lunch are provided daily.


    Children will have opportunities to:

    • Increase communication skills
    • Develop fine and gross motor skills
    • Enhance concept development
    • Build self-esteem and self-reliance



    • Your family must fall within the income guidelines listed below. 
    • The child has not yet reached the required age for Kindergarten, 5 years old, by September 1st of the current school year.
    • For the 4-year-old classrooms at Village Meadows and Constitution, children must be 4 years old already or turn 4 by December 31st of the current school year.
    • Children must be fully potty trained to qualify for High Quality Early Learning (HQEL)


    To apply, fill out the interest form below. On this interest form, you can also upload the necessary documents: the child's birth certificate and income verification for the household.


    Click here for the interest form


    Examples of income verification include

    • W-2 or the previous year's tax documents
    • Eligibility for the free and reduced lunch program
    • Documentation of receipt of public assistance such as kidscare,  or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    • Pay stubs for 4 weeks of pay
    • Notarized statement from employer of hours worked and pay received


    **The location at Sunrise does have classrooms for both 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds. This location is overseen by Head Start and is funded by a grant. The income requirements are lower than the High Q program. Currently, the income requirements are 185% of the federal poverty level or lower. In order to qualify for ECEE, families must reside within DVUSD boundaries.