2017-18 Little Giants Preschool Applications

NOTE: Little Giants Preschool enrollment application period is now over, and those who applied should have received their enrollment assignments. We are still accepting applications, as we maintain a waitlist throughout the school year. Please contact the Little Giants office at Justice Intermediate School, 651-2080, and leave a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

If you have special needs-related questions, feel free to contact the MCS Special Services Department at 662-2546, ext. 139.



Little Giants Preschool encompasses Marion Community Schools' Head Start-, Title I- and EEMG-funded programs, along with our special needs preschool program. There are several factors considered when determining which program a student will be enrolled in, but there will be a common start to the application process for all applicants for the 2017-18 school year. Students must be 3 years old by Aug. 1, 2017, and must live in Grant County. 

The application schedule is as follows:

(Please note that application DOES NOT guarantee enrollment. We have limited spots available and will follow up with families regarding enrollment status of their child. Waiting lists will be implemented when necessary.)
 
>> Click here for flier with the full schedule 
 

ROUND 1

** NOTE: The first round of enrollment applications are open for returning students and siblings of current or former students only. 
  • March 6: at Kendall Elementary, 2009 W. Kem Road, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. and 2 to 3 p.m.
  • March 7: at Riverview Elementary, 513 W. Buckingham Dr.,  7:30 to 8:30 a.m.; 10 a.m. to noon; and 2 to 3 p.m.
  • March 8: at Frances Slocum Elementary, 2909 S. Torrence St., 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.; 10 a.m. to noon; and 2 to 3 p.m.
  • March 9: at Allen Elementary, 1115 E. Bradford St., 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.; 10 a.m. to noon; and 2 to 3 p.m.
  • March 10: at Justice Intermediate School, 720 N. Miller Ave., 7:45 to 8:45 a.m. and 2 to 3 p.m.

ROUND 2

Open application period for all prospective students, including new students.

  • March 27: at Kendall Elementary, 2009 W. Kem Road, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.
  • March 28: at Allen Elementary, 1115 E. Bradford St., 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.; 1 to 3 p.m.; and 5 to 6 p.m.
  • March 29: at Frances Slocum Elementary, 2909 S. Torrence St., 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.; 10 a.m. to noon; and 2 to 3 p.m.
  • March 30: at Riverview Elementary, 513 W. Buckingham Dr.,  7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 1 to 3 p.m.
  • April 4: at Marion High School, 750 W. 26th St., 8 to 11:30 a.m.; 1 to 3 p.m.; and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

>> Click here for flier with the full schedule


Required documentation:

To apply for enrollment, families should to provide all documentation listed below that applies to their situation:
  • Verification of income (such as  2016 tax form, W-2 form, check stubs, child support receipts, social security payment information, unemployment verification, TANF case worker statement, etc. Please bring in 12 months of income verification.)
  • Proof of residence (such as a recent utility bill) if available
  • Child’s birth certificate
  • Child’s immunization records
  • Child’s Medicaid card or private insurance card
  • Child’s Social Security card or number
If you have questions, please contact the Little Giants office at Justice Intermediate School, 651-2080.

If you have special needs-related questions, feel free to contact the MCS Special Services Department at 662-2546, ext. 139.