Early Childhood Center

Great Start

Free Preschool for Qualifying THREE Year Olds!

The Clarkston Start program provides FREE 3-year old preschool for families who qualify!

In order to qualify you must:
1. Live in the Clarkston School District
2. Child must be three (3) by December 1
3. Families must meet the Income Guidelines  (click here)

If you think you may qualify, please contact the Early Childhood Center for an intake appointment. 

You will need to bring two (2) proofs of residency and proof income to the intake appointment.

Please call our office at 248.623.4350 if you have any questions.

Preschool girl laughing in the grass

Free Preschool for Qualifying FOUR Year Olds!!

The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is funded by the State of Michigan and provides FREE 4-year old preschool for families who qualify!

The State has established that in order to qualify you must:
1. Live in Oakland County (proof of residency required)
2. Child must be four (4) by December 1
3. Families must meet the Income Guidelines (click here)

If you think you may qualify, please contact the Early Childhood Center for an intake appointment.

You will need to bring two (2) proofs of residency, child's birth certificate, and proof on income to the intake appointment.

Please call our office at 248.623.4350 if you have any questions.

Screening Programs

If you would like to participate in a free Developmental Screening program for your child, please click on the links below:

General Development Screening
Social/Emotional Screening