Early Learning leads to Early success!

College Place Public Schools offers two early learning programs. 

The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) is Washington’s pre-kindergarten program that assists children from low income families for success in school and beyond. ECEAP focuses on the whole child by offering FREE comprehensive education, nutrition, health, and family support services. CPPS families with age eligible children are encouraged to apply for the program. ECEAP is offered full-day five days a week. 

Developmental Preschool (DPS) serves students with special needs, ages 3-5. There are morning and afternoon classes. Transportation will be provided to and from preschool by College Place Public Schools.

Both programs are located at: Iglesia Adventista -255 SE Larch Avenue, College Place, WA 99324

ECEAP - Monday –Friday
- 8:10 am – 2:20 pm

Developmental Preschool Monday -Friday 
- Morning 8:10 am - 10:40 am
- Afternoon 11:50 am- 2:20 pm 

Early Release 
On early release days, there will be no afternoon Developmental preschool.
Preschool Calendar

ECEAP Requirements:
Children must be at least 3 years old, but not yet 5 years old by August 31 of the current school year.
Parents/Guardians must meet income requirements set by the state.
Live within the College Place Public Schools boundaries.
Fill out an application packet with required documentation (ECEAP only)

DPS Requirements 
Students in DPS must qualify for special education services in multiple areas.

How to Register:
To register your child(ren) visit Davis Elementary. 

If you have any questions please call the Davis Elementary School at 509-525- 5110

Preschool Staff
Heather Murray
Preschool Administrator
Beth Mertens
ECEAP Teacher
Traci Ray
ECEAP Educational Assistant
Diana Young
Developmental Preschool


Department of Early Learning

Washington ECEAP and Headstart