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

  • May 19th
    PreK and Kindergarten
    Orientation
    5:30p - 7p

    May 25th
    PTA Meeting
    7:00p on Zoom

    May 26th
    PYP Showcase Night
    5:30p - 7:30p

    May 30th
    NO SCHOOL
    Memorial Day

    June 2nd
    HPE Family Picnic

    June 9th
    PreK End of the Year Celebration
    Time is TBD

    June 10th
    Last Day of School

Schedules

  • Full Day PreK
    9:30a
    Breakfast and 
    Ease into the Day

    9:50a
    Morning Meeting with
    Read Aloud

    10:20a
    Specialists
    (PE, Art, STEAM)

    11:10a
    Active Learning
    Small Groups

    12:10p
    Lunch

    12:40p
    Bathroom Break

    12:50p
    Rest Time

    2:00p
    Independent Reading

    2:10p
    Active Learning
    Small Groups

    3:00p
    Regroup to Revisit
    2nd Read Aloud

    3:15p
    Snack
    Get ready to go

    3:20p
    Recess

    3:50p
    Dismissal