Welcome to PreK! We are glad you are here!


  • Now enrolling for the 2017-2018 school year!


    Wichita Public Schools offers free Pre-Kindergarten programs for children who are four (4) years old on or before August 31st.


    For a list of Pre-Kindergarten Programs, click here.


    The child must meet one qualifying factor:

    • Eligible for free lunch
    • Single-parent family
    • Limited English proficiency
    • Either parent lacking high school diploma or GED
    • Teen parent
    • SRS referral
    • At-risk for developmental delays based on screening results
    • Child qualifies for migrant status


    The child must be transported to and from school, attend preschool regularly, and the family must complete a meal program form.

    Pre-Kindergarten Interest Form* (Click here for English Interest Form) (Click here for Spanish Interest Form)

    * Interest Form may be printed and taken to your neighborhood school or emailed to cbyrnes@usd259.net.


    Kindergarten Round-up (Click here for English and Spanish Flyer)

Contact Us



    Shannon Benoit 
    Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction
    (316) 866-8043


    Maria Sanchez-Lopez
    Executive Assistant 
    (316) 866-8043

    Christina Carter
    Early Childhood Teaching Specialist
    (316) 866-8042


    Stephanie Goertz
    Early Childhood Teaching Specialist
    (316) 866-8047


    Elizabeth Russell
    Early Childhood Teaching Specialist
    (316) 866-8049


    Alice Osborne-Swepson
    PreK Enrollment Para-Educator
    (316) 866-8038


    Charla Byrnes
    Pre-K Enrollment Secretary
    (316) 866-8037