Tuition preschool
  • Tuition Program

    Young learners thrive with an early introduction to numbers and letters. Mapleton's high-quality preschool program offers developmentally appropriate instruction in an engaging and nurturing environment. As a community leader in early childhood education, Mapleton offers limited, competitively priced tuition spots for half-day morning or afternoon as well as full-day preschool. Mapleton's Preschool Program serves children three and four years of age (must be three by October 1).


    2022-23 Cost/Week for 3 year olds

    • Full-day with before and aftercare | $275/week
    • Full-day preschool ONLY | $220/week
    • Half-day preschool | $350/month

     2022-2023 Cost/Week for 4 year olds (child must be 4 by October 1)

    • Full-day with before and aftercare | $190/week
    • Full-day preschool ONLY | $140/week
    • Half-day preschool | FREE 


    Half-day preschool is offered at six schools in Mapleton. Full-day preschool classrooms are hosted at Preschool on Poze (2410 Poze Blvd., Thornton), Global Primary Academy (7480 N. Broadway, Denver), Trailside Academy (2300 W. 67th Pl., Denver), and Valley View Innovation School (6951 Fox Way, Denver). 

    Transportation to school is provided for families living with the district boundaries and for regular school hours only (full day and half-day programming). Transportation is not available for before and aftercare. 


    Full-day preschool includes:

    • Breakfast, lunch, and snack
    • Before and aftercare for working families
      • Preschool on Poze | 6:45 - 8:35 a.m. and 3:25 - 5:15 p.m.
      • Global Primary Academy | 6:45 - 8:15 a.m. and 3:10 - 5:15 p.m.
      • Trailside Academy | 6:45 - 7:45 a.m. and 2:50 - 5:15 p.m




  • Apply for enrollment in Mapleton's Preschool Program


    Once you have completed the online enrollment process, you will receive an email letting you know you have completed the necessary steps to be included in our screening and placement process. 

    In-district students will be contacted in April 2022 to schedule a screening. Out-of-district students will be contacted in September 2022, if there is space available.  It is critical that you keep your contact information current with us, any changes please contact the Welcome Center at 303-853-1780.  Your child’s preschool screening will be scheduled via email. 

    The email you receive upon completing the online enrollment application does not confirm placement into one of our preschool programs. Placement notifications for preschool will be sent out in June.