PCEF Donors Make Affordable Preschool Possible

What if you could predict the future, and ensure 3 year-olds will finish high school and go to college?

Long-term studies are unequivocal; quality, affordable preschool increases high school graduation rates, years of college completed, and lifetime earned income. 

"The All-Day Preschool program was so great," says Beth, a mom of three PCSD kids. "Not only did my daughter learn to read, even better, she fell in love with going to school."

"The results we are seeing from the Preschool Program are excellent" says Preschool Director Kathy Anderson. "Our first cohort is in 5th grade now, and, throughout each grade, the kids who went through the program are out-performing their peers."

From the beginning, PCEF has been a partner to the Park City School District in providing high quality and affordable preschool at each of the four elementary schools.  Our investment is used to lower the cost of preschool tuition for all students.  This means that more families can send their kids to this high quality program.

Beyond subsidizing tuition, PCEF funds also supported a pilot program offering a full day, 4 year-old class at McPolin.  A full day class provides longer hours of care for working families.  And, it’s good for students too. The pilot was so successful that the full day class was expanded to additional schools.

The impact of Park City’s preschool program is substantial.  Kids are entering kindergarten with social and academic skills that will give them an advantage.  For the long-term, a high quality preschool means a minimized achievement gap, increased high school graduation rates, and an increase in earned income. 

The return on investment for affordable high quality preschool is a remarkable $13 for every $1 invested!

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Thank you to Vail's Epic Promise for their support of the Preschool Program.


Thanks to you, PCEF is able to fund over half the cost of PCSD Preschool at all four elementary schools. You are making a difference that will last lifetimes!

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For a complete list of current PCEF funded programs focusing on Early Childhood Education, please click here.

For a full list of all 2018 - 2019 PCEF funded programs, please click here.



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