Attention Preschool Parents

Posted 3/31/20, 2:30 PM

The Auburn-Washburn School District is pleased to announce openings in the District-Wide half-day State Pre-Kindergarten programs located at Pauline Central Primary, Auburn Elementary, Farley Elementary, Indian Hills Elementary, and Wanamaker Elementary Schools for the 2020-2021 school year.

This program is for residents of USD 437 and is designed to prepare children to succeed in kindergarten. There is no tuition charge, but parents are responsible for a $25 enrollment fee. Transportation is provided to an address within the Auburn-Washburn district boundaries.

Students must be 4 years old by August 31, 2020, live in the Auburn-Washburn School District, and meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Evaluated and has a developmental delay
  • Primary language is not English
  • Parent lacks high school diploma or GED
  • One parent age 19 or younger at child's birth
  • Single-parent family
  • Referral from KS Department for Children & Families for this child
  • Parents are migratory agricultural workers
  • Homeless
  • Qualifies for free school lunch program

Please contact Jill Gratton at or 339-4039 for more information. Applications are available via email or postal mail.