Welcome to Pleasant Glade Preschool!

  • Pleasant Glade Elementary is proud to be one of the host schools for North Thurston Public School's Pre-K classes. Classes are made up of children who have special needs, but also includes a few spots for typically-developing children to help students transition into Kindergarten. It is a great opportunity for all students aged 3-4 and a great environment to learn. 

    Our teachers are specialists in Pre-K teaching, and the class sizes are small to give individual attention to students' needs. See more information about the program on the district website.

    Interested in Enrolling? Do you feel your child may need special support in their learning? Learn about our evaluation for special needs.

    If you would like to enroll your child as an integrated student (typically-developing students, tuition-based), learn more about Integrated Preschool.

    Pleasant Glade Preschool Hours

    • Morning preschool: 9:20–11:50 am
    • Afternoon preschool: 1:10–3:40 pm

    There are no NTPS preschool classes on Wednesdays.

    ECEAP Hours

    • Morning groups: 8:20–11:20 am and 9:05 am–12:05 pm
    • Afternoon groups: 12:05–3:05 pm and 12:50–3:50 pm

    There are no ECEAP classes on Fridays.

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Preschool Announcements

  • Integrated Preschool spots available for 2024-25! We have limited reserved spots in our preschool classrooms for typically-developing children. These spots are tuition-based and go quickly. Fill out an application today! Get started >>

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Early Childhood Education & Assistance Program (ECEAP) & Head Start

  • NTPS partners with two Early Learning programs funded by state & federal agencies. They are managed and staffed by Sound to Harbor Early Learning Programs from ESD 113.

    ECEAP (pronounced "E-Cap") is the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program funded by Washington State for children aged 3 to 4.

    Head Start is funded by the federal government for children aged 3 to 4.

    Both programs include:

    • Free early learning child care or preschool to support a child's development and learning
    • Family support and parent involvement
    • Child health coordination & nutrition
    • Services are responsive and appropriate to each child's and family's heritage and experience
    • More info on the DCYF website >>

    Application & more info on Sound to Harbor Website >>

    Children who attend ECEAP and Head Start learn to manage their feelings, get along with others, and follow classroom procedures. They build the beginning skills for reading, math, and science. The programs work closely with parents to support their children's health & education and to meet family goals.