Sacajawea Elementary



Preschool at Sacajawea

Sacajawea Elementary hosts Developmental Preschool for students with special needs. Families of typically developing children may apply for spaces as peer models in this setting. Preschool is 2.5 hours, Monday-Thursday.

For more information, please email our Preschool Teachers:

Preschool at Seattle Public Schools

A young student plays with preschool toys in a classroom

At Seattle Public Schools our vision is for every child to participate in a high-quality, cohesive, and joyful early learning experience that will provide a strong foundation to support their success in school and life.

Our preschool programs offer children and families opportunity and access to classrooms and school communities with a positive climate, and teachers who are ready and able to meet their individual needs in high-quality, inclusive, and culturally responsive learning environments.

Seattle Preschool Programs

  • Seattle Preschool Program (SPP): In collaboration with the City of Seattle, this program offers high-quality, affordable preschool for all 3- and 4-year-old children in Seattle.
  • Seattle Preschool Program Plus (SPP Plus) is a high-quality preschool program that also offers inclusive opportunities for students with and without disabilities.

See which schools in SPS host the Seattle Preschool Programs:

Head Start Preschool Program

A young student stacks blocks in a classroom

Head Start is a FREE, federally funded child development program for children and their families who are eligible. The Head Start programs in Seattle Public Schools serve 3-year and 4-year-old children, offering preschool curriculum, family services, and transportation.

Learn more and see which schools in SPS offer the Head Start Preschool Program:

Developmental Preschool

Early Childhood Special Education: For children age 3-5 determined eligible with a disability that impacts educational progress and who are in need of specially designed instruction. Learn more about the programs:

Community Based Providers

Community providers who provide preschool and/or before and after school programs at or nearby a school.

Inclusive Preschool Classrooms

Free Part-Day Preschool!

  • Is your child ready for preschool but not quite ready for a full day program?
  • Are you looking for opportunities for your child to learn and play with children of diverse ability levels?