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 for students after their 3rd birthday who have qualified for Special Education. It is a half-day, morning only class that meets daily from 7:30am until 10:00am. It has 8 students who have additional needs with 1 special education teacher and 2 special education teaching assistants. 

    2. Early Childhood Special Education Self-Contained - Full Day
    We also offer an Early Childhood Special Education self-contained class that is full-day for students who are 4 years old by September 1st who have qualified for Special Education. This class will meet daily from 7:30am until 2pm, has 8 students taught by 1 special education teacher and 2 special education teaching assistants.

    3. Full-Day Pre-K
    The two full-day classes meet daily from 7:30am until 2:00pm. They have a maximum of 20 students taught by 1 general education teacher and 1 general education teaching assistant. 

     

     

Important Dates

  • January 16th
    NO SCHOOL
    MLK Jr Day

    January 20th
    PK Family Day
    7:30a - 8:30a

    January 24th
    Tech Talk Night
    6p

    January 27th
    NO SCHOOL
    Prof. Development

    February 13th
    NAAPID
    Time TBD

    PTA Mtg
    6p

    February 14th
    PK Family Day
    Time TBD

    February 20th
    NO SCHOOL
    Presidents' Day

  • Full Day PreK
    7:30a
    Breakfast and 
    Ease into the Day

    7:50a
    Morning Meeting with
    Read Aloud

    8:10a
    Active Learning
    Small Groups

    9:10a
    Specialists
    (PE, Art, STEAM)

    10:00a
    Lunch

    10:40a
    Bathroom Break

    10:50a
    Rest Time

    12:00p
    Independent Reading

    12:10p
    Active Learning
    Small Groups

    1:00p
    Regroup to Revisit
    2nd Read Aloud

    1:15p
    Snack
    Get ready to go

    1:20p
    Recess

    1:50p
    Dismissal