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Mayor kicks off application period for 2022-23 Seattle Preschool Program
Mayor Harrell kicks off application period for 2022-23 Seattle Preschool Program
3/15/202210:39

Mayor Bruce Harrell and partners announce the opening of applications for the City's award-winning Seattle Preschool Program (SPP) for the 2022-2023 school year. This year, SPP will expand with seven additional classrooms and one Family Child Care Hub to provide 144 additional seats to Seattle three- and four-year-olds. Two of the new classrooms will offer dual-language programming and two will offer SPP Plus, which provides inclusive programming for children with disabilities. A full list of programs and application materials is available at www.seattle.gov/applySPP, where in-language applications are also available. Families who need language assistance to complete the application process can contact DEEL at 206-386-1050 or email preschool@seattle.gov

SPP provides free tuition for most Seattle families who apply, with rates calculated based on household income and family size in order to advance educational equity and reduce race-based opportunity gaps in kindergarten readiness.  

Speakers and attendees include:

Mayor Bruce Harrell, City of Seattle

Dwane Chappelle, Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning

Susan Yang, Denise Louie Education Center

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