Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP)


Stephanie Sluiter

Classroom Aide
Diane Norris

This program offers:

  • Preparation of young learners for success in school.
  • A variety of social and learning activities.
  • Exciting, informative parent and child activities.

School Readiness Program Children:

  • benefit from a wide variety of learning experiences so that they are ready for success when they begin kindergarten.
  • have opportunities to enhance their social skills through play and learning activities with children their own age.
  • places an emphasis on literacy with appropriate pre-reading curriculum.
  • experiment with numbers and beginning math concepts.
  • develop both small and large muscle skill through daily physical activities.
  • are monitored quarterly on their academic progress.
  • receive monthly home learning packets and free books.

Registration/School Information

  • Child must be age four by September 1 of that school year. NOTE: Must be toilet-trained.
  • Students qualify according to State of Michigan guidelines.
  • Curriculum-based.
  • Parents are urged to participate in their child's learning.
  • Transportation provided. 
  • Special needs children are encouraged to apply.
  • Tuition spots only available if unable to fill with those that qualify for free.

Additional registration information can be on the AAESA's School Readiness website.