• Welcome to Running Creek Preschool

    Running Creek Preschool is associated with the Elizabeth School District. Our program is located inside Running Creek Elementary. We proudly provide early education and kindergarten readiness in a nurturing, play-based, academic-rich environment.

    Universal Pre-K Information for 2023-24

    Running Creek Preschool offers full and half-day classrooms

    Schedule for the 2023-2024 school year:

    Full-day preschool: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
    3 year olds morning half-day preschool: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    4 year olds afternoon preschool: Monday through Thursday, 11:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    The half-day programs are the Bluebirds and the Redbirds and the full-day classrooms are the Toucans and the Owls. Supply lists are posted 

    Tuition Schedule 2023-24

    Full day - 9 payments of $922 (total $8,300)
    3 year olds - 9 payments of $411 (total $3,700)
    4 year olds - 9 payments of $511 (total $4,600)

    Tuition is due on the first business day of each month. The first tuition payment will be due on September 1st. Tuition assistance is available to those families who qualify. Please check with the school office when you turn in registration paperwork for more information.

    For more information about Running Creek Preschool, please call 303-646-4620.

    Our Curriculum:

    Our program utilizes a variety of curriculum resources. 

    • Teaching Strategies Gold Assessment
    • Teaching Strategies Gold Creative Curriculum
    • Handwriting Without Tears
    • ZooPhonics

    Coupled together with social, play-based learning opportunities that focus on the individual child. 

    Preschool Entrance and Parking:

    You are welcome to park in our south parking lot in available spots or in the church parking lot. Students enter through the front door, located on the west side of the building by the bus loop. Staff members are at this door from 8am to 8:10am, 11am to 11:10am, 11:45am to 11:55am and 3:30pm to 3:40pm for you to sign your child in and out. If no staff member is present, please ring the doorbell and check into the front office following our typical safety protocol.


    Kindly contact your child's classroom or the main office if your child is absent.


    Preschool Quality Improvement Plan