Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is a free program funded by the Michigan Department of Education, and is offered to 4-year-olds who are found eligible according to the State given guidelines. Children attend class all day, four days a week and classrooms use the High Scope curriculum.

If you are interested in enrolling your child for the 2020-2021 school year, please contact the Stepanski main office (248) 666-9593.


Approved Early Childhood Continuity Learning Plan
Approval Form
Health Form
Child Information Card

Waterford Head Start is a federally funded preschool program for families that qualify and for children turning three years old by September 1st, 2021. We offer a full day, Monday through Thursday program, including transportation! If you live within the Waterford School District boundaries and would like additional information regarding free preschool for your three-year-old, please call 248-666-4811.


Food Substitution
Hearing/Vision Follow Up
Emergency Card
Health Form
Dental Screening

Our district-wide NAEYC Accredited Preschool programs provide high-quality, developmentally appropriate experiences for children ages three to five. Highly qualified teachers implement the High Scope curriculum (, a research-based hands-on, play-based curriculum, designed to expand your child's knowledge and skills through daily experiences with Language & Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Music & Movement, and Creative Representation. The High Scope curriculum's Daily Routine framework guides Preschoolers through learning opportunities designed to nurture their physical, intellectual, social, and emotional growth.

3-year-old program: $1,500 per student
Two half-days (M/W or T/TH) 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

3-year-old program: $3,000 per student 
Four half-days (M/T/W/TH) 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

4-year-old program: $2,800 per student
Four half-days (M/T/W/TH) 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Registration for the 2021-2022 school year is open. 


GSRP Enrollment Contact

Amy Thompson

Head Start Enrollment Contact

Roni Ervin

WSD Tuition-Based Preschool Enrollment Contact

Marnie McKnight-Tomioka