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 assisstant. 

    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

  • January 17th
    Read-A-Thon Starts
    Read-A-Thon Dress Up Day

    January 20th
    MLK Jr Day

    January 23rd
    Disco BINGO 6p

    January 24th
    Professional Day

    January 31st
    PreK Family Friday

    February 6th
    Winter Family Day
    New Family Showcase

    February 7th
    Read-A-Thon Ends

    Febraury 10th
    PTA mtg 6p

    February 14th
    PreK Family Friday

    February 17th
    Presidents' Day

    February 28th
    School Choice Deadline



  • 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