Great Start Readiness Preschool

Great Start Readiness Preschool is a state funded program for children who are four years old on or before September 1 of the current school year. 

To see if you qualify for FREE preschool, visit the Help Me Grow website and click on Preschool.

GSRP is open to all families who live in the Wayland Union School District who qualify. 

teacher reading to preschool students

What is Great Start Readiness Preschool?

  • State funded preschool for children that are four years old by September 1
  • Must meet certain income guidelines and/or have some other qualifying factors
  • Free program
  • Transportation usually provided
  • Meals and snacks are provided
  • School year runs October to middle of May
  • High Scope Curriculum and Alpha Friends

We focus on:

  • Learning through play and hands on activities
  • Kindergarten readiness skills
  • Social and emotional skills
  • Small and large motor skills
  • Child directed and teacher directed activities
  • Small and large group times
  • Rest time and outside time
  • Positive teacher and child interactions
  • Family activities and support
  • Communication between school and family is essential

For enrollment questions or to see if your child qualifies, please the Help Me Grow website.