HOW TO ENROLL

High-quality preschools are located throughout the city of Cleveland, and finding one that is right for your child is easy. PRE4CLE partners with high-quality preschool providers in schools, Head Start programs, child care centers, and child care homes. We also offer these tools to help you get started:

USE OUR ELIGIBILITY CALCULATOR

Explore programs you may be eligible for and find the right provider using our eligibility calculator.

CHOOSE A PRESCHOOL

Use this resource to guide you in choosing the right preschool as you visit schools and talk to staff.

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Download our toolkit to help you enroll your child.

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Complete this form and our Recruitment Team will contact you with more information to help you choose a preschool.

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TALK TO A SPECIALIST

Starting Point is Northeast Ohio’s child care and early education and out-of-school time resource and referral agency. Call Starting Point at 216.575.0061 for one-on-one support and a customized preschool search.

Enrollment Deadline

Enroll your child in a PRE4CLE Provider site by September 30, 2017 and be entered into a drawing to win prizes for your family. Winners will receive notification and their prize in October 2017.

FIRST DAY OF PRESCHOOL

Good attendance leads to better outcomes in school. Be sure to enroll your child before the school year begins so they get the most out of their preschool experience. The high-quality preschool you choose will provide you with complete information about starting school.

SCHOOL-YEAR PROGRAMS

Some preschools run on a school year schedule, and their first days are between

AUGUST 14—SEPTEMBER 5, 2017

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS

Many preschools run year-round, but their new school years start between

AUGUST 15—SEPTEMBER 6, 2017

Already enrolled in a high-quality preschool? Tell your friends! Refer a friend to a PRE4CLE Provider and fill out this form for a chance to win prizes for your family when your friend enrolls.

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PRESCHOOL OPENINGS

Seats at high-quality preschools throughout Cleveland are available at the PRE4CLE Providers listed here and many preschools offer scholarships. For more information about the scholarships available to you and your child, check out our eligibility calculator and resources about how to choose a preschool. Check back, because this list will be updated regularly.

VIEW OPENINGS

Preschool Scholarships
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Bellaire-Puritas Artemus Ward
Bellaire Head Start
Puritas Head Start
Robinson G. Jones
Broadway-Slavic Village Mound STEM
Villa Head Start
Warner Girls' Leadership Academy
Willow
Brooklyn Centre Corrina Bryant
Denison
Maribel Guerra
Buckeye-Shaker Square Buckeye Head Start
Debra Ann November Early Learning Center
Fundamentals Early Childhood Development Academy
Sunbeam
Buckeye-Woodhill East End Individual Learning Center
Harvey Rice
Central Bingham Early Learning Center
Dike School of the Arts
George Washington Carver
King Kennedy Head Start
Marion Sterling
Outhwaite Head Start
William Patrick Day Head Start
YWCA of Greater Cleveland
Clark-Fulton Market Square Horizon Education Center
Walton
Collinwood-Nottingham East Clark
Hanna Gibbons
Intergenerational Child Care
Kenneth W. Clement Boys' Leadership Academy
Cudell Marion C. Selzer
Willard Child Development Center
Detroit Shoreway Gordon Square Early Learning Center
Joseph Gallagher
St. Augustine Manor Child Enrichment Center
Waverly
Downtown Cleveland Fed Kids
Euclid-Green Carl B. Stokes Head Start
Euclid Park
Fairfax Bolton
Glenville Franklin D. Roosevelt
Glenville Early Learning Center
Iowa-Maple
Mary M. Bethune
Murtis Taylor at Kathryn R. Tyler Center
Patrick Henry
Wade Early Learning Center
Goodrich-Kirtland Park Case
Hough Daniel E. Morgan
Lexington Bell Early Childhood Center
Mary B. Martin
Wade Park
Jefferson Garfield
McKinley
Wilson's Home Daycare
Kamm's Clara E. Westropp
Douglas MacArthur
Newton D. Baker School of the Arts
Riverside
Riverside Head Start
Valley View Boys' Leadership Academy
West Park Discovery World
Kinsman Anton Grdina
Rainbow Terrace Head Start
Lee-Harvard Adlai Stevenson
Charles W. Eliot
Louis Stokes Head Start
Mount Pleasant Andrew J. Rickoff
Brightside Academy
Murtis Taylor Child Enrichment Program
Sister J's Child Enrichment Program
North Shore Collinwood A Jubilee Academy
Memorial
Oliver H. Perry
Ohio City Lakeview Terrace Head Start
Orchard STEM
Paul Dunbar
Old Brooklyn Benjamin Franklin
Charles Mooney
Old Brooklyn Horizon Education Center
Weekare Day Care
William Cullen Bryant
St. Clair-Superior St. Phillip Neri Head Start
St. Thomas Aquinas Head Start
Willson
Stockyard Clark
Salvation Army Ohio City
Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy
Tremont Buhrer
Horizon Child Development Center
Luis Munoz Marin
Merrick House
Scranton
Tremont Montessori
Union-Miles Chapelside Academy
Charles Dickens
Miles
Miles Park
Robert Jamison
Union Miles Head Start
University The Music Settlement
West Boulevard Almira
Louis Agassiz
St. Ignatius Head Start
Wilbur Wright

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Visit preschools to find the best option for you and your child.

Preschool Open Houses will be held at PRE4CLE Provider sites throughout Cleveland. Here, families will be able to check out the space, talk to the staff, and begin enrollment. This list will be updated regularly as new sites and dates are added.

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VIEW OPEN HOUSES

NEIGHBORHOOD PRE4CLE PROVIDER DATE & TIME LOCATION
Bellaire-Puritas Puritas Head Start August 23, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 14402 Puritas Ave.
Broadway-Slavic Village Villa Head Start August 30, 4:00-6:00 p.m. 5620 Broadway
Buckeye-Shaker Square Buckeye Head Start August 17, 4:00-6:00 p.m. 12100 Buckeye Rd.
Central King Kennedy Head Start August 18, 3:00-5:00 p.m. 2511 E. 61st St.
Central Outhwaite Head Start September 01, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 4302 Quincy Ave.
Central William Patrick Day Head Start August 31, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 2421 Community College
Collinwood-Nottingham Intergenerational Day Care August 18, 4:00-6:00 p.m. 966 E. 146 St.
Cudell Willard Head Start August 29, 12:30-3:00 p.m. 2220 W. 95 St.
Detroit Shoreway St. Augustine Manor Child Enrichment Center September 07, 3:00-5:00 p.m. 7801 Detroit Ave.
Euclid-Green Carl B. Stokes Head Start August 16, 4:00-6:00 p.m. 1883 Torbenson
Glenville Murtis Taylor at Kathryn R. Tyler Center September 15, 4:00-6:00 pm 900 E. 105th St.
Kamm's Riverside Head Start August 18, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 17800 Parkmount Ave.
Ohio City Lakeview Terrace Head Start September 01, 12:00-2:30 p.m. 1290 W 25th St.
St. Clair-Superior St. Thomas Aquinas Head Start August 25, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 9101 Superior Ave.
Tremont Horizon Child Development Center August 23, 10:00 am-5:00pm 2285 Columbus Rd.
Union Miles Union Miles Head Start September 01, 4:00-6:00 p.m. 9250 Miles Ave.

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PRE4CLE IN THE COMMUNITY

If you’d like to talk to PRE4CLE’s helpful recruitment team in person, we’ll be at events throughout the city this summer. This list will be updated regularly, so check back to find an event near you.

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King Kennedy Head Start Preschool Open House 3:00 pm
King Kennedy Head Start Preschool Open House @ King Kennedy Head Start
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
King Kennedy Head Start Preschool Open House @ King Kennedy Head Start | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
School success starts with high-quality preschool. Visit a high-quality preschool in your neighborhood! Talk to teachers and staff, tour the building, and start the enrollment process. Join in activities for families and children and enjoy snacks. Visit pre4cle.org/enroll/#open-houses to see[...]
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Virgil E. Brown 10:00 am
Virgil E. Brown @ Virgil E. Brown Neighborhood Family Service Center
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Virgil E. Brown @ Virgil E. Brown Neighborhood Family Service Center | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
Our Recruitment Team will be at the Virgil E. Brown Neighborhood Family Service Center every Monday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friendly Inn’s Back to School Rally 12:00 pm
Friendly Inn’s Back to School Rally @ Friendly Inn
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Friendly Inn's Back to School Rally @ Friendly Inn | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
Do you live in Cleveland and have a child 3-years-old though 12th grade? Meet 22 Central Neighborhood Schools at Friendly Inn’s Back to School Rally. Free dinner, haircuts and braiding, and a Dave’s gift card[...]
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Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 11th Annual Youth Summit and Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Back to School Fair 8:00 am
Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 11th Annual Youth Summit and Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Back to School Fair @ Public Auditorium
Aug 12 @ 8:00 am – 1:30 pm
Mayor Frank G. Jackson's 11th Annual Youth Summit and Cleveland Metropolitan School District's Back to School Fair @ Public Auditorium | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
Event includes information booths and youth workshops. Free back to school supplies, while supplies last. Breakfast and lunch provided.
2017 Glenville Community Festival 12:00 pm
2017 Glenville Community Festival @ Sam Miller Park
Aug 12 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
2017 Glenville Community Festival @ Sam Miller Park | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
All are welcome to join us for a Day of Fun! August 12, 2017 for the 39th Annual Glenville Community Festival & Parade. Events include 5K Walk, Parade, Youth Amateur Boxing Competition, Outstanding Senior of[...]
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Virgil E. Brown 10:00 am
Virgil E. Brown @ Virgil E. Brown Neighborhood Family Service Center
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Virgil E. Brown @ Virgil E. Brown Neighborhood Family Service Center | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
Our Recruitment Team will be at the Virgil E. Brown Neighborhood Family Service Center every Monday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Carl B. Stokes Head Start Preschool Open House 4:00 pm
Carl B. Stokes Head Start Preschool Open House @ Carl B. Stokes Head Start
Aug 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Carl B. Stokes Head Start Preschool Open House @ Carl B. Stokes Head Start | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
School success starts with high-quality preschool. Visit a high-quality preschool in your neighborhood! Talk to teachers and staff, tour the building, and start the enrollment process. Join in activities for families and children and enjoy snacks. Visit pre4cle.org/enroll/#open-houses to see[...]
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Buckeye Head Start Preschool Open House 4:00 pm
Buckeye Head Start Preschool Open House @ Buckeye Head Start
Aug 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Buckeye Head Start Preschool Open House @ Buckeye Head Start | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
School success starts with high-quality preschool. Visit a high-quality preschool in your neighborhood! Talk to teachers and staff, tour the building, and start the enrollment process. Join in activities for families and children and enjoy snacks. Visit pre4cle.org/enroll/#open-houses to see[...]
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Riverside Head Start Preschool Open House 10:00 am
Riverside Head Start Preschool Open House @ Riverside Head Start
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Riverside Head Start Preschool Open House @ Riverside Head Start | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
School success starts with high-quality preschool. Visit a high-quality preschool in your neighborhood! Talk to teachers and staff, tour the building, and start the enrollment process. Join in activities for families and children and enjoy snacks. Visit pre4cle.org/enroll/#open-houses to see[...]
Intergenerational Day Care Preschool Open House 4:00 pm
Intergenerational Day Care Preschool Open House @ Intergenerational Day Care
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
School success starts with high-quality preschool. Visit a high-quality preschool in your neighborhood! Talk to teachers and staff, tour the building, and start the enrollment process. Join in activities for families and children and enjoy snacks. Visit pre4cle.org/enroll/#open-houses to see[...]
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B.A.M.S. (Baby and Mommy Support) 10:00 am
B.A.M.S. (Baby and Mommy Support) @ Zelma Watson-George Roller Skating Facility
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come to this community baby shower for resources, games, and prizes for expectant moms!
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Virgil E. Brown 10:00 am
Virgil E. Brown @ Virgil E. Brown Neighborhood Family Service Center
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Virgil E. Brown @ Virgil E. Brown Neighborhood Family Service Center | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
Our Recruitment Team will be at the Virgil E. Brown Neighborhood Family Service Center every Monday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Horizon Child Development Center Preschool Open House 10:00 am
Horizon Child Development Center Preschool Open House @ Horizon Child Development Center
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Horizon Child Development Center Preschool Open House @ Horizon Child Development Center | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
School success starts with high-quality preschool. Visit a high-quality preschool in your neighborhood! Talk to teachers and staff, tour the building, and start the enrollment process. Join in activities for families and children and enjoy snacks. Visit pre4cle.org/enroll/#open-houses to see[...]
Puritas Head Start Preschool Open House 10:00 am
Puritas Head Start Preschool Open House @ Puritas Head Start
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Puritas Head Start Preschool Open House @ Puritas Head Start | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
School success starts with high-quality preschool. Visit a high-quality preschool in your neighborhood! Talk to teachers and staff, tour the building, and start the enrollment process. Join in activities for families and children and enjoy snacks. Visit pre4cle.org/enroll/#open-houses to see[...]
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St. Thomas Aquinas Head Start Preschool Open House 10:00 am
St. Thomas Aquinas Head Start Preschool Open House @ St. Thomas Aquinas Head Start
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
St. Thomas Aquinas Head Start Preschool Open House @ St. Thomas Aquinas Head Start | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
School success starts with high-quality preschool. Visit a high-quality preschool in your neighborhood! Talk to teachers and staff, tour the building, and start the enrollment process. Join in activities for families and children and enjoy snacks. Visit pre4cle.org/enroll/#open-houses to see[...]
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Be My Neighbor Day 11:00 am
Be My Neighbor Day @ Cleveland Public Library - Rockport Branch
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Be My Neighbor Day @ Cleveland Public Library - Rockport Branch | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
Please join us for a family literacy event for children ages 3-8 and their parents, featuring Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood!  Screening of the “Neighbor Day” episode of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and visit from Daniel Tiger! Visit[...]
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Virgil E. Brown 10:00 am
Virgil E. Brown @ Virgil E. Brown Neighborhood Family Service Center
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Virgil E. Brown @ Virgil E. Brown Neighborhood Family Service Center | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
Our Recruitment Team will be at the Virgil E. Brown Neighborhood Family Service Center every Monday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Willard Head Start Preschool Open House 12:30 pm
Willard Head Start Preschool Open House @ Willard Head Start
Aug 29 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Willard Head Start Preschool Open House @ Willard Head Start | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
School success starts with high-quality preschool. Visit a high-quality preschool in your neighborhood! Talk to teachers and staff, tour the building, and start the enrollment process. Join in activities for families and children and enjoy snacks. Visit pre4cle.org/enroll/#open-houses to see[...]
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Villa Head Start Preschool Open House 4:00 pm
Villa Head Start Preschool Open House @ Villa Head Start
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Villa Head Start Preschool Open House @ Villa Head Start | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
School success starts with high-quality preschool. Visit a high-quality preschool in your neighborhood! Talk to teachers and staff, tour the building, and start the enrollment process. Join in activities for families and children and enjoy snacks. Visit pre4cle.org/enroll/#open-houses to see[...]
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William Patrick Day Head Start Preschool Open House 10:00 am
William Patrick Day Head Start Preschool Open House @ William Patrick Day Head Start
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
William Patrick Day Head Start Preschool Open House @ William Patrick Day Head Start | Cleveland | Ohio | United States
School success starts with high-quality preschool. Visit a high-quality preschool in your neighborhood! Talk to teachers and staff, tour the building, and start the enrollment process. Join in activities for families and children and enjoy snacks. Visit pre4cle.org/enroll/#open-houses to see[...]

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