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There are two facets to the Early Childhood program that is provided by the Alamogordo Public Schools. 

1.  NM PreK is a program for 4-year-old children:

This program provides preschool comprehensive services for any 4-year-old child, as long as there are openings available. 

Children who qualify for the program must be four years of age by September 1st of the current calendar year. All four-year-olds can register for PreK and will be selected based on need.

Priority will be given to families

  • Residing within the boundaries of a Title I school district

  • Experiencing homelessness/displacement

  • Children who are in foster care

2.  Developmentally Delayed Preschool is a program for 3-year-old and 4-year-old students:

This program provides services for 3-year-old and 4-year-old students who have special needs.  To participate in this part of the program, students must be eligible to receive IEP services, which may include speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, etc.  Students may also qualify due to behavioral, cognitive, or other types of concerns. 

Children who qualify for the program must have a valid IEP, which recommends services in an educational setting. 

NM Pre-K Family Handbook

NM Pre-K Family Handbook (en Español)