Welcome To theEastpointe Early Learning Center
Welcome to the Eastpointe Early Learning Center! This specially-designed venue offers a nurturing environment and small classes for our youngest learners. Our variety of preschool programs allow every family to find the best fit to prepare their child for kindergarten and beyond. We can’t wait to welcome your child for their earliest days of school!
Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) (4 Year Olds)
Enrollment is now open for 4-year-olds for the 2023-24 school year in the Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP). GSRP is Michigan’s state-funded preschool program for four-year-old children who fall below 250% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). The program is administered by the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start. The full-day program meets Monday thru Thursday. Children must have turned 4 by September 1, 2023, but no later than December 1, 2023.
An enriching and engaging curriculum provides for learning experiences in the areas of social-emotional development, math and literacy, fine and gross motor skill development, science and art experiences. There is a rest time each day and a nutritious breakfast, lunch and a snack are provided daily. Class size maximum is 16 students with a Lead and Associate Teacher for a ratio of 1:8. This program is offered at no-cost to qualifying families.
We are excited to continue to offer a free preschool program for 3-year-olds in the 2023-24 school year! Children must have turned 3 by September 1, 2023, and and be fully, INDEPENDENTLY potty trained. Breakfast, lunch and snack are included as part of this free preschool program. Priority will be given to families who live in the Eastpointe school district, and only 36 spots are available in this program.
The 3-year-old program is full for the 2023-24 school year. Registration for this program is closed.
Early Childhood Special Education
Michigan Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) services include special instruction and related services provided to young children, ages three through five, who qualify under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA, Part B, Section 619).
Through its 56 intermediate school districts (ISDs) Michigan's ECSE program ensures the provision of a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) to all eligible children at no cost to their families, and in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE). LRE means that young children with disabilities should receive services in typical community-based early childhood settings and programs whenever possible, and only go to more restrictive or specialized settings when their individual needs require it.
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Gleaners Community Food Bank + School Food Mobile 11:30 AM to 12:30 PMGleaners Community Food Bank + School Food MobileDate: Dec 7Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PMCalendar: District Calendar
Board of Education Regular Meeting 6:30 PM to 8:30 PMBoard of Education Regular MeetingDate: Dec 11Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PMLocation: Eastpointe City HallCalendar: Board of Education Meetings
Registration for the 3-year-old program is closed. The program is full for the 2023-24 school year.