Welcome to GPPSS Preschool

  • Thank you for your interest in the Grosse Pointe Public School System’s tuition-based Child Development and Preschool program.  This program has been established to complement our district’s tradition of excellence. We recognize a young child’s need in social, emotional and physical development. The GPPSS Child Development  and Preschool programs are licensed by the State of Michigan and adhere to the regulations of the Child Day Care Licensing division.

    The mission of the GPPSS Child Development and Preschool program is to provide a secure and caring environment which offers young children opportunities to discover, share, make friends, grow and begin the journey of lifelong learning. 

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    Program Offerings for the 2023-2024 School Year:

    Barnes Early Childhood Center: Full Day Prep, Preschool and Pre-K: (2.5 years-4 years) 7:15 am-6:00 pm (2.5 years old by 9/1/22)

    Ferry and Richard: Full Day Pre-K: (age 4) 7:15 am-6:00 pm (Children attend Kid's Club at 3:38pm) (Must be fully potty trained)

    More information about each program, including tuition rates and enrollment information, can be found by visiting the links on the side of this page. *Classes must meet minimum enrollment to operate. 
    Our main office is located at the Barnes Early Childhood Center. Please feel free to contact us by phone at (313) 432-3809 if you have questions regarding availability or would like to schedule a visit. 
    Click here for information about Kindergarten
    Click here for information about the Young Fives Program 
    We look forward to partnering with your family!