Preschool & Kindergarten Registration


Visit the Tacoma Public Schools enrollment website to find applications and details on our district’s K-12 enrollment process.


We offer 2 preschool programs at Geiger, Head Start and Montessori based preschool. 

  • Head Start preschool 
  • Montessori preschool 

Visit the Early Learning website for more information and online enrollment.

Beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, Montessori preschool will be tuition free.

  • Children must be 4 years of age on or before August 31st for Fall enrollment. 
  • 5 days a week, Monday-Friday
  • Class time 6 ½ hours 9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Families interested in preschool should complete the preschool application through the early learning team. For Montessori preschool placement TPS will prioritizes students living in the Geiger neighborhood and who are under 500% Federal Poverty Levels (FPL). Families can expect to hear from our team within four weeks and if eligible, you will also complete a TPS enrollment application.