Great Start Readiness Application
The Great Start Readiness Program is a tuition FREE Pre-school that prepares children for kindergarten. Eligible students are children of Monroe County who attain age 4 by December 1st of the current school year. The program explores pre-reading, math, science skills, uses language for a variety of purposes including music and movement, investigates problem-solving and children learn to exercise large and small motor skills.
The Great Start Readiness Program is funded by a grant from the Michigan Department of Education. The State has identified factors that may affect your child's education at any time in his/her kindergarten through 12th grade school career.
Examples of these factors include:
* Your child has a delay.
* Your child has challenging behavior.
* Your family's primary language is not English.
* You do not have a high school diploma or GED.
* You -- or you child -- has experienced abuse or neglect.