Colorado Shines Highly 4 Star Rated
A highly rated program in the Far Northeast area of Denver/Aurora. Colorado Shines is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of early learning education in Colorado.
Registration and Admission
Parents wishing to enroll their children in HPA’s preschool must complete the required admission papers. These forms include a statement that must be signed by a physician and a copy of your child’s immunization records. These forms must be updated annually, and must be provided annually. Students who do not have the required paperwork will be dis-enrolled from the program. It is the families responsibility to ensure that their students health forms are current and up to date (for help with preschool health forms please contact Preschool Director Christina Hank at firstname.lastname@example.org). For enrollment/registration forms and information please see: https://www.highpointacademy.net/enrollment/
Annual Hearing, Vision and Dental Screening for Every Preschool Student
HPA documents that each child has received a hearing, vision and dental screening through the enrollment and new student orientation process, if they have not we recommend community resources in getting those completed. Additionally, we offer a once a year free screening for all HPA students including pre-k.
Sunscreen Per Colorado rules regulating child care centers, sunscreen provided by HPA from Rocky Mountain Sunscreen at SPF 30 or higher will be applied to exposed skin for all children prior to outside play per manufacture directions. HPA requests that parents take the time to thoroughly apply sunscreen to your child before arriving at the school for the day, as experts recommend application should take place at least 30 minutes prior to exposure.
Meals and Snacks
High Point Academy does provide free breakfast meals daily in our preschool program. Parents must provide their student with a protein, fruit/vegetable for a morning snack and an afternoon snack. Students may opt to bring their lunch from home that includes at least one- protein, fruit, and vegetable or students may opt to buy lunch from the school through the DPS school lunch program. HPA participates in the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program, so please contact the office for questions. It is parent’s responsibility to fill out the application and receive the letter via email from DPS, HPA does not manage the FRL program. We ask that each student bring two snacks (one on Wednesday), lunch with a protein (or buy lunch), and a water bottle to school every day. Please make sure your child’s snack adheres to our Preschool Wellness Policy and be sure to view our list of acceptable and unacceptable snack items. Please make sure our preschool staff is aware of any allergies that your student may have. There may be occasional times when students eat a special snack that enhances the preschool curriculum. We want snack to be a pleasant experience for all students. No child will be forced to eat and denial of food will never be used to discipline students.
- Acceptable and unacceptable list of preschool snacks: Click here