Preschool Programs


The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is a free preschool program for eligible children and their families. ECEAP focuses on the well-being of the whole child by providing nutrition, health, education and family support services. The goal of ECEAP is to help all children enter kindergarten ready to succeed.

ECEAP Provides:

  • Social and emotional, cognitive, and physical development curriculum.
  • Nutritious meals and snacks.
  • Health screenings and connections to medical, dental, and mental health services.
  • Family support services.

Long Term Benefits of ECEAP:

  • Children in this type of high-quality program are:
  • Healthier when they start kindergarten.
  • Less likely to be in special education or repeat a grade in school.
  • More likely to graduate from high school and go onto college.
  • Less likely to become pregnant as a teen or become involved in a crime.
  • More likely to be employed and to earn more as an adult.
  • Parent education and leadership opportunities.

Everett Community College provides a morning and afternoon half day program at Fryelands Elementary.

Please contact us at (425) 388-9122 or with question or to enroll.

Preschool Special Education

We offer preschool programs for children who qualify for early learning special education. Classes are located at Frank Wagner Elementary. 

Parents who are concerned about the development of their preschool age child should contact Monroe School District's Student Services Department at (360) 804-2600 for more information.

Snohomish County Head Start

Head Start offers free quality comprehensive programs for children birth to age five and their families. By involving parents, our programs promote school readiness. Children Increase their social and learning skills when they attend Head Start and Early Head Start. Our high-quality services address the needs of children and families including:

  • Education
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Social Services

Early Head Start

This program serves children birth-3 in the home. Families enrolled in EHS also participate in family fun groups twice a month. We include children who have special needs and English Language learners.

Head Start

This program serves children 3-5 years of age in the classroom setting. Edmonds Community college provides Head Start and Early Head Start Services in Monroe next to the district administration office at 200 E. Fremont Street in Monroe.

Please contact them at (425) 712-9000 or for more information.