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 unique 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
    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. Half-Day Co-Taught
    Our Co-Taught class has two sessions, one morning and one afternoon. The morning session meets daily from 9:30am until 12:00pm while the afternoon session meets from 1:30pm until 4:00pm. Each session has a maximum of 20 students and is co-taught by 1 general education teacher and 1 special education teacher. The Co-Taught classes also have 1 general education teaching assistant and 1 special education teaching assisstant. 

    3. Full-Day
    The full-day class meets daily from 9:30am until 4:00pm. It has a maximum of 20 students taught by 1 general education teacher and 1 general education teaching assisstant. 


Important Dates

  • May 15th
    PreK to Kdg 

    May 15th
    Class Call
    AM Class @ 12pm
    PM Class @ 3pm

    May 25th
    Memorial Day


  • AM Co-Taught
    9:15a Sign-In/Meal
    9:35a Ease-In
    9:50a Meeting
    10:10a Small Groups
    10:25a Active Learning
    11:15a Reading
    11:20a Regroup
    11:35a Outside Play
    12:00p Dismissal

    PM Co-Taught
    1:30p Sign-In/Ease-In
    1:50p Meeting
    2:05p Small Groups
    2:20p Active Learning
    3:05p Regroup
    3:20p Snack/Reading
    3:35p Outside Play
    4:00p Dismissal