WOPSPreschool (Ages 3-5)
It is the mission of the West Ottawa Public Schools to facilitate the quality preschool needs of the children and families we serve by implementing a safe, consistent learning environment, which enables intellectual, social, and physical growth for present and future students.
Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP)
GSRP is tuition-free to families that qualify and are accepted into the program. A child in the GSRP program will have experiences in initiative, social relations, creative representation, music, movement, language and literacy, and hands-on mathematics.
Children meet for full-day sessions Monday through Thursday during the program year (September – May). The GSRP program is located in our Great Lakes, Lakewood and Pine Creek Elementary Schools. Transportation is not provided.
You may want to consider sending your child to GSRP if:
- Your child is 4 by September 1, 2019
- Your child resides in Ottawa County
- Your family meets income qualifications determined by the State of Michigan
Complete an online application at www.helpmegrowottawa.org
For more information regarding GSRP, please contact Jeri Page, at (616) 786-2036.
GSRP Registration Night
Join us on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 6 p.m. at Pine Creek Elementary School. Learn more about GSRP and register your child for the 2019.20 school year. Bring child’s birth certificate, proof of residency, and proof of income. Please review the flyer for more information.
West Ottawa Wonders (W.O.W.) Preschool Program
West Ottawa Wonders (W.O.W.) Preschool serves students ages 3-5. Located in Lakeshore Elementary, this non co-op preschool offers morning or afternoon classes. Running from September through May, the preschool addresses all areas of development including social, emotional, intellectual, and physical. Areas of emphasis include aesthetics, construction, language, fine motor, gross motor, pretend play, sensory, cognition, and social interaction.
2 Day Program: $445/semester
3 Day Program: $596/semester
For more information regarding W.O.W. Preschool, please contact Lakeshore Elementary at (616) 786-1400.
’19-’20 WOW Preschool Enrollment
2019-20 WOW Preschool packets will be available on January 14, 2019 at Lakeshore Elementary, but will not be accepted before January 24, 2019 at 6PM.
To register for W.O.W Preschool, please visit Lakeshore Elementary, located at 3765 168th Ave. Registration begins January 24, 2019.
Welcome to the Spanish Immersion Preschool Program at West Ottawa Public Schools. In Spanish Immersion preschool, your child will take advantage of the “window of opportunity” for learning a new language that exists during this developmental period in early childhood.
Our tuition-based program allows him/her the opportunity to begin to develop proficiency in the Spanish language as well as to gain multicultural understanding and appreciation. By enhancing the regular preschool curriculum with emphasis on the Spanish language, your child will acquire skills all the developmental areas-social, emotional, cognitive, linguistic and physical.
This introductory level program is part of the West Ottawa Spanish Immersion Curriculum Continuum.
4 Year Old Program (by Sept. 1, 2019 for 19-20 School Year)
M-W-F AM- $650/semester
3 Year Old Program (by Sept. 1, 2019 for 19-20 School Year)
T/Th AM -$490/semester
(2 semesters per year, divided payment plan)
For more information regarding Spanish Immersion Preschool, please contact Lakeshore Elementary at (616) 786-1400.
’19-’20 Spanish Immersion Preschool Enrollment
2019-20 Spanish Immersion Preschool packets will be available on January 14, 2019 at Lakeshore Elementary, but will not be accepted before January 24, 2019 at 6PM.
Registration begins January 24, 2019. Enrollment packets are available at Lakeshore Elementary School, located at 3765 168th Ave.