Early Learning at North Thurston Public Schools
Early Learning at North Thurston Public Schools is essential to the development of our community to ensure that students get the best education they can from the very beginning.
Our Early Learning Programs
Birth to 3 >>
Early intervention services
ECEAP & Head Start >>
State- and federally-funded early learning programs
Preschool (Pre-K) >>
Preschool program primarily for special needs (with some spots for typically-developed students) located at early learning centers at 4 of our elementary schools
Full-day kindergarten classes at all of our elementary schools
Future Ready Kindergarten >>
Transitional application-only program for those that need extra supports for Kindergarten readiness
Capital Forest Cooperative Preschool Partnership >>
Preschool program with parent education component
Bezos Academy Partnership >>
North Thurston Public Schools (NTPS) has entered into an agreement with Bezos Academy to open a tuition-free, Montessori-inspired preschool housed on the Seven Oaks Elementary School campus in 2025.