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Pre-K Programs

North Ranch offers a tuition-based Gifted Preschool program at the school location from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Our Gifted Preschool program is a tuition-based program for 4-year-old children who are identified as gifted, and is open to children throughout the Valley.    

  • Emphasis on critical and creative thinking
  • Accelerated curriculum
  • Integrated technology 
  • Individualization
  • Teachers are Early Childhood Certified and hold a Gifted Endorsement, or are working towards receiving a Gifted Endorsement.
*Students must be 4 years old by August 31st of the relevant school year. Students whose fourth birthday falls after school starts in August, but before September 1st, will be eligible to begin on the Monday following their birthday.

Tuition and Fees:

Tuition: $930/month

Fees: $90 annual non-refundable registration fee. If your child is withdrawn from programming and re-enrolled within the same school year, a non-refundable re-enrollment fee of $25 is required.

How to Apply:

Admittance to the Gifted Preschool program is a three-step process.

  1. Must achieve a 90th percentile or higher in one of three areas (verbal, nonverbal, or quantitative) on an Arizona State Board approved IQ test for program application. Parents may seek private testing through one of the approved testing providers, or may inquire about testing through our district by calling the Gifted Testing Technician at (602) 449-2112.

    Approved private testing providers

  2. An online application must be submitted to PVSchools' Gifted Education Department. Qualifying Gifted score(s) must be submitted in the application. An acceptance letter will be emailed after the application has been reviewed.

Complete the Gifted Preschool Application

3. Further registration must be completed through the PVSchools' Community Education Department. The acceptance letter from PVSchools' Gifted Education Department is required prior to registration.

More Info on the preschool registration process