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Picture of girl in Preschool with Registration Date: March 12

Preschool Program

Currently, the Sheridan School District offers four preschool classes to children who qualify and who will turn four on or before August 1. These classes are funded through Arkansas Better Chance for School Success and have specific guidelines as to which students qualify for services. This program serves four-year-old children from families with gross income not exceeding 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. These guidelines are mandated by the state government.

Students are taught by early childhood certified teachers who are assisted by a para-educator. Each class serves a maximum of 20 students. Two classes are in East End Elementary School, and two classes are offered at Sheridan Elementary School.

The core quality components of the Preschool Program include six key areas:

  • Low student to teacher ratio
  • Well-qualified & competent staff
  • Professional development
  • Developmental Screening and Child Assessment
  • Meaningful parent and community engagement activities
  • Proven curricula and learning processes which serve as the basis of ABC funding levels.


2019-2020 Pre K Registration Process

WHAT: Pre-K Registration for 2019-2020 classes

WHERE: Sheridan Elementary and East End Elementary

WHEN: March 12 at 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

HOW: Please sign-in upon arrival and be prepared to wait for your turn.

(Children are not required to be present.)

Staff will review each application to ensure it is complete. To ensure this process goes as smoothly as possible, please be sure your application is complete and you have all the necessary documents. Once an application is complete, it will be date and time stamped. The Sheridan School District currently has only 40 seats available at Sheridan Elementary School and 40 seats at East End Elementary School. Once seats are filled, a waiting list will be created based on the time that complete application packets were received. Early enrollment is strongly encouraged. For more information, contact East End Elementary at 501.888.4264 or Sheridan Elementary at 870.942.3131. Click on the link below for a copy of the Pre-K Packet.

PRE-K REGISTRATION PACKET 2019-2020