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Building Block Program Overview

  • All Gilbert Public Schools preschool programs are aligned with the Arizona Department of Education Early Learning Standards.

    Building Blocks

    Quality learning experiences that leverage their natural curiosity to explore the world around them while activating a sense of empowerment as they develop a strong academic foundation.

    Spanish Immersion Building Blocks

    The Spanish Immersion Building Blocks, at Gilbert Elementary, allows children to build bilingual skills, self-confidence, cultural awareness and a lifetime love of learning.



    Ages: 3 & 4                                                                                                                                                                               

    School Day: Monday–Friday, 8:00am–3:15pm, or 3 days (M,W,F), or 2 days (Tues,Thurs) | Extended Day: Monday-Friday, 6:30am-6:00pm, or 3 days (M,W,F), or 2 days (Tues,Thurs)                                               

    Locations: 12 locations within elementary schools across the district.

    Schedule a Tour

    Please schedule tours through the school Click here to submit a tour request.  

    Parent Handbooks

    Parent Handbook 2023-2024

    Parent Handbook 2024-2025

Building Blocks |Enrollment & Account Management

      Learn More About Building Blocks

      • AZ Early Learning Standards-Based Instruction

      • Building Blocks 3’s Information

      • Building Blocks 4’s Information

      • Building Blocks Curriculum

      • Nutrition Options

      • Registration Fees

      • Monthly Fees & GPS Discounts

      • Eligibility Requirements

      Contact Community Education

      • Contact Gilbert Public Schools Community Education Office

        480-892-9089 x0
        Office Hours: Monday–Thursday 8:00 am–4:30 pm & Friday 8:00 am–12:00 pm (closed Fridays in June/July)

        Note: Gilbert Public Schools Community Education Department has computer terminals available to use at our office at 6839 East Guadalupe Road in Mesa, Arizona, for preschool enrollment for families without online access. 


      Building Blocks Programs by School Location

      School Address Building Blocks Program
      Ashland Ranch Elementary 1945 S. Ashland Ranch, Gilbert, AZ 4
      Canyon Rim Elementary 3045 S. Canyon Rim, Mesa, AZ 4
      Carol Rae Elementary 3777 E. Houston Avenue, Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4
      Finley Farms Elementary 375 South Columbus Drive, Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4
      Gilbert Elementary 175 W. Elliot Rd., Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4, Spanish Immersion
      Islands Elementary 245 McQueen Road, Gilbert, AZ 4
      Meridian Elementary 3900 S. Mountain Rd., Mesa, AZ 3 & 4
      Mesquite Elementary 1000 E. Mesquite Rd., Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4
      Playa del Rey Elementary 550 N. Horne St., Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4
      Sonoma Ranch Elementary 601 N. Key Biscayne Drive, Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4
      Spectrum Elementary 2846 S. Spectrum Way, Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4
      Superstition Springs Elementary 7125 E. Monterey Avenue, Mesa, AZ 3 & 4

      Screening Information

      • Preschool Screening: Early Intervention & Developmental Delays Information

      • Preschool Immunizations Information

      • Preschool Online Enrollment Steps (Registration, Payment, & Annual Update Information)