Shining Stars Preschool Lottery

Shining Stars studentsShining Stars Preschool Accepting Lottery Applications Through Wednesday April 12

One of the state's top preschool programs for four-year-old children is currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year.
RRPS's Shining Stars Preschool provides inclusive programs for children with developmental disabilities and their typically developing peers who are chosen via lottery and funded through the New Mexico Pre-K Initiative Grant.  Children who receive Special Education services have Individual Education Plans (IEPs) with learning goals and objectives based on needs identified through authentic and formal testing. 

The typical Shining Stars schedule involves 3 hours per day, four days a week and offers early childhood learning experiences with a focus on developmentally, linguistically, and culturally appropriate curriculum.  Class sizes vary (from 10-13 students) and are served by special educators and educational assistants.
 
Shining Stars studentsIf you visit our classrooms, you will see several adults in the room.  A certified teacher designs the daily program based on developmentally appropriate curriculum.  Educational assistants help the teacher implement the plans.  Therapists integrate their activities into the curriculum.  The school team, along with families and other caregivers, work together in roles which address each child's specific strengths and needs.

Philosophy: We do what is best for all kids!