Early Childhood Preschool Programs
DVUSD offers a variety of preschool programs to meet the needs of many
- Community Education, general education, tuition-based preschool for students age 2 through 5
- Preschool Peer Program
- Developmental preschool for ages 3-5
- Head Start preschool based on income eligibility
- Head Start* is now accepting applications for this school year. This is a federally funded program providing general education services for children that are 3 or 4 years old. This is a FREE full day preschool! Please call 623-445-4991 for more information or visit us at our website page.
For more information on each program, click the images below.
Developmental Preschool provides inclusive preschool classrooms for children aged three to five years old (student must turn five after September 1st). Each classroom provides supports and services for both typically developing children, as well as, those children who have been identified as having special needs. Each classroom is staffed with a certified Early Childhood Special Education Teacher and two paraprofessionals. There are two preschool sessions daily, which last 2.5 hours and run Monday through Thursday.
Head Start Preschool is a federally funded program providing services for children ages 3 and 4 years old who are at risk, with eligibility based on income. The Deer Valley Unified School District offers Head Start programs at several elementary sites within the district boundaries. There is no charge for Head Start preschool services for eligible families.
Community Education Preschool offers general education early childhood opportunities in Deer Valley, with various learning environments for our youngest learners, including the: