2020-21 Enrollment Information

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Early Childhood Education

The Shaker Heights City School District offers high-quality early childhood programming intended to meet the needs of our community.

Shaker's early childhood programs are the only programs in the state of Ohio to incorporate the prestigious International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme philosophy with continuation in K-12. We have expanded our offerings to positively impact achievement and to better align with the District’s Educational Equity Policy. 
 
Our Early Childhood Programs for the 2020-2021 school year are at full enrollment. If you would like to place your child on a waiting list for any of these programs (full-day or half-day), please add your information HERE.  
 
If you are interested in the Early Childhood Education Program for the 2021-2022 school year, please complete the form HERE.   


Shaker Heights Schools Early Childhood Programs
All programs are located at Onaway Elementary School

Full-Day Program:  
  • Monday-Friday 9:15 a.m.-3:25 p.m.
  • Children ages 3-5 are eligible
  • Annual Tuition: $9,000 ($900/month Aug-May) 
  • 18 students per class
  • Discounts will be offered to families that have been approved for free/reduced meals. The tuition for those families will be as follows:
    • Full day: free meal annual tuition = $500.00 ($50.00/month); reduced meal annual tuition = $1,170.00 ($117.00/month)
Half-Day Program:
  • Monday-Thursday 8:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. OR 12:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
  • Children ages 3-5 are eligible
  • Annual Tuition: $2,000 ($200/month Aug-May)
  • Up to 16 students per class
  • Discounts will be offered to families who have been approved for free/reduced meals. The tuition for those families will be as follows: 
    • Half day: free meal annual tuition = $200.00 ($20.00/month); reduced meal annual tuition = $260.00 ($26.00/month)  
Enrollment Requirements:
  • Child must be 3 to 5 years old.
  • All programs are one year, child must be re-enrolled each year.
  • Child must be toilet-trained.
  • Families must be residents of the Shaker Heights City School District attendance area.
  • Families must provide transportation for their child.
Early Intervention Services
The Shaker Heights Early Childhood Program also provides options for students with disabilities. If you suspect that your child may be eligible for preschool special education services, please click HERE for more information or contact Noreen Smyth-Morrow at 216-295-4090.
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