Welcome to PreK and ECSE at Highland Park Elementary

PreK students working throughout the day.
  • HPE is excited to offer Pre-Kindergarten classes to our families! We have three programs to fit the needs of all hopeful students. All classes meet five days a week and follow the SPPS school year calendar. 

    1. Early Childhood Special Education Self-Contained - Half Day
    Our first class is an Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) self-contained class. It is a half-day, morning only class that meets daily from 9:30am until 12:00pm. It has 8 students who have additional needs with 1 special education teacher and 2 special education teaching assisstants. 

    2. Early Childhood Special Education Self-Contained - Full Day
    We also offer an Early Childhood Special Education self-contained class that is full-day. This class will meet daily from 9:30am until 4pm, has 8 students taught by 1 special education teacher and 2 special education teaching assisstants.

    3. Full-Day Pre-K
    The two full-day classes meet daily from 9:30am until 4:00pm. They have a maximum of 20 students taught by 1 general education teacher and 1 general education teaching assisstant. 

     

     

Important Dates

  • February 15th
    NO SCHOOL

    President's Day

    February 16th
    Grades 3-5
    Start IN-PERSON 

    February 22nd
    PTA Meeting 7p

    February 23rd
    PreK Family Circle
    7:00p

    March 5th
    NO SCHOOL
    Conference Prep

    March 18th
    PTA Meeting 7p

    March 25th
    NO SCHOOL
    PreK ONLY
    Conferences

    March 26th
    NO SCHOOL
    ALL
    Conferences

    April 2nd
    NO SCHOOL
    Professional Dev.

     

Schedules

  • Ms. Teresa's In-Person
    Full Day PreK
    9:30a
    Ease Into the Day 

    9:45a
    Morning Meeting

    10:15a
    Active Learning
    Small Groups

    11:40a
    LUNCH

    12:10p
    Bathroom

    12:20p
    Specialist Time

    1:10p
    Rest Time

    2:00p
    Snack
    Independent Reading

    2:20p
    Active Learning
    Small Groups

    2:45p
    Regroup to Revisit
    2nd Read Aloud

    3:00p
    Get Ready and Line Up

    3:15p
    Recess

    3:50p
    Dismissal

     

    Ms. Laurie's VLS
    Full Day PreK
    9:15a
    Ease into the Day

    9:30a 
    Daily Meeting

    9:50a 
    Read Aloud

    10:20a 
    Active Learning
    Literacy Groups
    Individual Meetings

    11:35a
    LUNCH
    Rest
    Independent Reading

    12:30p
    Active Learning
    Math Groups
    Individual Meetings

    2:00p
    Specialists (Art, Gym)

    2:50p
    2nd Read Aloud
    Snack

    3:00p
    Regroup to Revisit

    3:30p
    Office Hours
    Recess

    4:00p
    Dismissal