Welcome to GPPSS Preschool

  • Thank you for your interest in the Grosse Pointe Public School System’s tuition-based Child Development and Preschool program.  This program has been established to complement our district’s tradition of excellence. We recognize a young child’s need in social, emotional and physical development. The GPPSS Child Development  and Preschool programs are licensed by the State of Michigan and adhere to the regulations of the Child Day Care Licensing division.

    The mission of the GPPSS Child Development and Preschool program is to provide a secure and caring environment which offers young children opportunities to discover, share, make friends, grow and begin the journey of lifelong learning. 

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    Program Offerings for the 2024-2025 School Year:

    Barnes Early Childhood Center: 2.5 years (by September 1, 2024)- 4 years old

    Ferry and Richard Pre-K: 4 years old

    All programs have a 3 day per week attendance minimum.

    Program hours:

    School Day 8:30am-3:45pm

    Extended Day 7:15am-6:00pm

    (Students at Richard and Ferry will attend Kid's Club after 3:45pm)

    Families will choose one schedule at the time of enrollment. 

    More information about each program, including tuition rates and enrollment information, can be found by visiting the links on the side of this page. *Classes must meet minimum enrollment to operate. 
    Our main office is located at the Barnes Early Childhood Center. If you have questions regarding availability or would like to schedule a visit, please contact us at Preschool@gpschools.org or (313) 432-3809.
    Click here for information about Kindergarten
    Click here for information about the Young Fives Program 
    We look forward to partnering with your family!