About Gilbert Public Schools Preschool Programs

  • At Gilbert Public Schools we offer a range of preschool programs where young children learn social skills in real time, in a supportive environment, surrounded by qualified staff. At GPS we believe that high-quality preschool programs nurture warm relationships among children, teachers, and parents.

    Explore the variety of GPS Preschool Programs which all offer flexibility, choice, affordability, and fun for your child!

    Registration for the 2023-2024 school year is still open where space is available.

    Registration for the 2024-2025 school year opens November 1, 2023

Building Blocks Preschool Program Overview

  • Building Blocks Preschool Gilbert Public Schools

    Building Blocks Preschool Program is designed to help prepare young children for Kindergarten by promoting confidence within an elementary school environment.


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Kindergarten Prep Preschool Program Overview

  • Kindergarten Prep K-Prep Preschool Program

    Kindergarten Prep is a 20 student program taught by a certified teacher with a classroom assistant, designed to give your child a jump start on becoming a prepared and eager Gilbert Public Schools student ready for the rigors of Kindergarten! Kindergarten Prep curriculum focuses on literacy and academic content in an intentionally developed preschool environment. It is aligned with the Arizona Department of Education Early Learning Standards, and is supplemented with: Fundations, Handwriting Without Tears, We Thinkers! Social-Emotional curriculum, STEM and Unplugged Coding activities.


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TOYBOX Early Learning Center Program Overview

  • TOYBOX Early Learning Center Preschool Gilbert

    TOYBOX Early Learning Center is a program established as a laboratory setting on high school campuses incorporating a full teaching curriculum. All lessons are objective driven, guided play, and designed using the Arizona Early Learning Standard.


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Advantage Preschool (formerly Amanecer) Program Overview

  • Advantage Preschool (formerly Amanecer)

    Advantage Preschool (formerly Amanecer) is a guided play program aligned with the Arizona Department of Education Early Learning Standards with a focus on critical thinking skills and social-emotional development.


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  • Preschool Screening: Early Intervention & Developmental Delays Information

  • Preschool Immunizations Information

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

  • Contact Gilbert Public Schools Community Education Office

    480-892-9089 x0
    Email: communityedbusinessdept@gilbertschools.net
    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. 


Directory of Preschools Offered by School Location

School Address Building Blocks K-Prep Amanecer TOYBOX
Ashland Ranch Elementary 1945 S. Ashland Ranch, Gilbert, AZ 4 X X
Augusta Ranch Elementary 9430 E. Neville Ave, Mesa, AZ X
Boulder Creek Elementary 8045 E. Portobello, Mesa, AZ X
Burk Elementary 545 N. Burk Street, Gilbert, AZ X
Campo Verde High 3870 S. Quartz St., Gilbert, AZ X
Canyon Rim Elementary 3045 S. Canyon Rim, Mesa, AZ 4 X X
Carol Rae Elementary 3777 E. Houston Avenue, Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4 X
Desert Ridge High 10045 E. Madero Ave., Mesa, AZ X
Finley Farms Elementary 375 South Columbus Drive, Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4
Gilbert Elementary 175 W. Elliot Rd., Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4, Spanish Immersion X
Gilbert High 1101 E. Elliot Rd., Gilbert, AZ X
Greenfield Elementary 2550 E. Elliot Rd., Gilbert, AZ X
Harris Elementary 1820 S. Harris Dr., Mesa, AZ X
Highland High 4301 E. Guadalupe Rd., Gilbert, AZ X
Highland Park Elementary 230 N. Cole Dr., Gilbert, AZ X X
Islands Elementary 245 McQueen Road, Gilbert, AZ 4
Meridian Elementary 3900 S. Mountain Rd., Mesa, AZ 3 & 4 X X
Mesquite Elementary 1000 E. Mesquite Rd., Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4 X
Mesquite High 500 S. McQueen Rd., Gilbert, AZ X
Neely Traditional Academy 500 E. Houston Ave., Gilbert, AZ X
Oak Tree Elementary 505 W. Houston Ave., Gilbert, AZ X
Patterson Elementary 1211 E. Guadalupe Rd., Gilbert, AZ X
Pioneer Elementary 1535 N. Greenfield Rd., Gilbert, AZ X
Playa del Rey Elementary 550 N. Horne St., Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4 X
Quartz Hill Elementary 3680 S. Quartz Street, Gilbert, AZ X X
Settler's Point Elementary 423 E. Settlers Point Dr., Gilbert, AZ X
Sonoma Ranch Elementary 601 N. Key Biscayne Drive, Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4 X
Spectrum Elementary 2846 S. Spectrum Way, Gilbert, AZ 3 & 4 X X
Superstition Springs Elementary 7125 E. Monterey Avenue, Mesa, AZ 3 & 4 X X
Towne Meadows Elementary 1101 N. Recker Rd., Gilbert, AZ X
Val Vista Lakes Elementary 1030 N. Blue Grotto Dr., Gilbert, AZ X X
Last Modified on September 5, 2023