School Readiness and PreSchool Programs
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The School Readiness Program is a state-funded grant program that is administered by the state Department of Education for high-need school districts and provides funding for preschool for children ages 3 and 4.For information, call West Haven Board of Education Pre-School/School Readiness at 203-931-6836.

readiness2The West Haven Early Childhood Supervisor serves as the school readiness liaison and provides oversight to school readiness classrooms.


Program Details

  • School readiness funding totals $1,855,816.00.

  • Admission to the program and fund distribution is centralized through the Board of Education.

  • West Haven has two-hundred-seventy-one school readiness spots.

  • Mental health consultations and family support are also offered.

  • At least 60 percent of participants must come from a family at or below 75 percent of the state median income, which is $77,379.75 for a family of four.

  • Parent fees are on a sliding scale. There is no parent fee for part-day/part-year.

  • Classes are at Tutor Time, Kids Club, West Haven Child Development Center, West Haven Community House Head Start, and Kiddie Tech University.

  • West Haven Family Resource Center (based in Savin Rock Community School) provides support services for School Readiness students (and their families) and other students in that age group.

Early Childhood Education Supervisor

stefStefania Izzo-Larry

203-937-4300 X7113