Welcome to 27J Schools Preschool Program

    2019-2020 Information

    Important Update: Preschool is moving to an online registration process for the upcoming school year (the same process for K-5).

    The Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) application will be available the first week of February. Please visit our website to fill out the online survey. 

    Parents will be notified that their child received a CPP spot beginning in April and will be emailed the online registration link to finish required paperwork at that time.  If your child does not qualify, you will be notified within 2-3 weeks after you submit your online survey.

    Tuition based preschool applications will be released on March 1, 2019.  It is a first come, first serve basis.  Your child must turn 4 years old by October 1, 2019 to participate in tuition based preschool.  The tuition based program is going to be tentatively offered at: Brantner Elementary, Northeast Elementary, Pennock Elementary, Reunion Elementary, Second Creek Elementary, Southeast Elementary, Thimmig Elementary, Turnberry Elemetnary and West Ridge Elementary.


    As a reminder, 27J Schools moved to a 4 day week. Preschool is Tuesday-Friday in half day sessions.


    A.M. Preschool Start: 7:50 AM  End: 10:50 AM

    P.M. Preschool Start: 12:30 PM End: 3:30 PM

    Colorado Preschool Program

    CPP is currently full for the 2018-2019 school year.  If you wish to be considered and placed on a wait list, please fill out the application below.


    Preschool Application (English)

    Preschool Application (Spanish)



     Tuition Based Preschool

    There are still tuition based spots available at West Ridge Elementary and Second Creek Elementary as of January 1, 2019.  


    School District 27J is excited to announce a new opportunity for families!  27J will offer a limited Tuition Based Preschool Program at Reunion, Second Creek, Turnberry, Thimmig, Brantner and West Ridge Elementary.  Only apply if your child will be 4 years old on or before October 1, 2018.

    Applications will be selected on a first come, first serve basis and will be available on our website March 1, 2018 at 7:00 am.

    Tuition Application (English)


      Colorado Preschool Program

       School District 27J values early childhood education and provides preschool at all elementary schools across the district.  It is important to know that students must qualify for the Colorado Preschool Program. Priority is given to students who turn 4 years old by October 1, 2018.  All 4 year old students must meet at least one (1) of the qualifying risk factors. All qualifying 3 year olds will be placed on a wait list and enrolled if space is available.  Students must turn 3 years old by August 15, 2018 to be eligible for placement and must have three (3) separate risk factors.

    Eligible and accepted children will attend at no cost to the family. Classes are 4 days per week, 3 hours per day on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (no class on Wednesday). Transportation is available to those families who attend their home school and families may incur a monthly transportation fee.


    In order to qualify, students must live within 27J boundary lines.  Students with no identifiable risk factors will not be considered for CPP.

    Applications are available here (English/Spanish)or at our Preschool office, 1850 E. Egbert St Suite G20, Brighton, CO.


    Families will be notified as to whether their child qualifies for preschool. 


    Qualifying risk factors for CPP:


    • The child is eligible to receive free or reduced-cost lunch pursuant to the provisions of the Federal "National School Lunch Act"

    • Homelessness of the child's family

    • An abusive adult residing in the home of the child

    • Drug or alcohol abuse in the child's family

    • Either parent of the child was less than 18 years of age and unmarried at the time of the birth of the child

    • The child's parent or guardian  has not successfully completed a high school education or its equivalent

    • Frequent relocation of the child's family to new residences

    • Poor social skills of the child (per a formal evaluation)

    • Child is in need of language development, including but not limited to the ability to speak English

    • Children are automatically eligible if they are guardians of the state by the State Department of Social Services as a neglected or dependent child

    • Child birth weight was 4 pounds or less

    • Child has experienced significant medical problems

     **Student's who do not meet the criteria for CPP are not eligible for this program.  Unfortunately, there are no exceptions to this policy**
Name Position Email Phone
Tori Chavez- Preschool Secretary Please email Tori about preschool enrollment questions vchavez@sd27j.net
Marina Quezada - Preschool Office Paraprofessional Please email Marina about general preschool questions or transportation questions mquezada@sd27j.net 720-685-5490
Bethany Ager Early Childhood Coordinator bager@sd27j.net 720-685-5490