Applying to DPS

When applying to a preschool program at DPS, it is crucial that you submit a complete application.  The Required Documentation Checklist below will guide you to know which documents you will need to submit based on the program you are applying for. Submitting a complete application with the required additional documentation will ensure that your application is processed quickly.

For information on the application timeline and process, see Applying to DPS.

Please note:

  • Your child is not guaranteed a three-year old preschool seat at DPS. Spots are awarded during Round 1 via the lottery process and on a first-come, first-served basis during Round 2.
  • Your child is not guaranteed a four-year old preschool seat at DPS. Spots are awarded during Round 1 via the lottery process and on a first-come, first-served basis during Round 2.
  • Denver residents are guaranteed a full-day kindergarten seat at their boundary school.

Required Documentation Checklist 2018-19[1]