GDOE: Applications now open for pilot pre-kindergarten program

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Guam Department of Education (PNC file photo)

The Guam Department of Education will begin accepting applications for the pilot prekindergarten program for School Year (SY) 2020-2021. The pilot prekindergarten program is available in each of the four regions at the following four school sites:

No. District School Administrator Phone Number
1 Lagu Finegayan Elementary School Marites Garcia 632-9364
2 Kattan J.Q. San Miquel Elementary School Elizabeth Hanzsek 477-9368
3 Luchan Lyndon B. Johnson Elementary School Renielle Ranan 646-8058
4 Haya Marcial Sablan Elementary School Geraldine Pablo 565-2238

Beginning February 12, 2020, families from the above school districts may submit applications to each respective school for the volunteer prekindergarten program. Applications will be available at each school site. Children must be 4 years of age by July 31, 2020 to participate in the program during SY 2020-2021. Proof of residency in the participating school’s district must be submitted with the application.

The application process will close on April 24, 2020. Due to limited space in each classroom, a lottery will be held to determine a child’s participation if the number of applicants exceeds the number of available slots. Lottery logistics will be provided by the participating schools.

For more information, please contact the participating schools at the numbers above.