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Admissions

Are you interested in joining our La Escuelita community?!

You will find everything you need, such as applications and financial aid resources, located below.

 

Before you start, please be sure to read through our this section of our website, which should answer any questions you have about the application* process.

Although the preferred deadline for this year has passed, we do accept applications year-round. You can apply at any time and your application will remain active throughout the next year's enrollment cycle. Should there be a placement available mid-year, your application will be considered.

In-person Tours

We offer our in-person tours in coordination with our our enrollment period. Dates will be available November-March and then will begin again starting the following November. If your family is moving to Pittsburgh soon, sign up for a tour below and note that you need to participate through Google Meets. 

Tuition

La Escuelita Arcoiris is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit preschool that depends on the engagement of the community and the support of our families. For information on preschool pricing, please download our current tuition rates and schedules. 

Scholarships & Subsidized Childcare

La Escuelita Arcoiris is committed to the belief that a quality Spanish immersion education should be accessible for every child. Every year La Escuelita Arcoiris awards a limited number of need-based scholarships to applicants.

Unfortunately, scholarships are not available for the Summer Session.

La Escuelita Arcoiris also participates in subsidized assistance programs through the CCW. Please contact your local office for requirements and details.

 

We are a Head Start Partner!

We're very excited about our partnership with Head Start! Head Start is a federally subsidized pre-K program for 3-5 year olds. Do you need help with tuition and think that you may qualify? Learn more below!

 

If you have additional questions about the program and if you qualify, please reach out to our Director of Education, Walki Preston at walkiria@laescuelitapgh.org.
 

Important Submission Deadlines
Prospective Families

Preferred Application Deadline:
March 1, 2024

Scholarship Application:
March 1, 2024

Currently Enrolled Families

Re-enrollment Form:
March 1, 2024

Scholarship Application:
March 1, 2024

Accepting Applications starting: February 1, 2024

​* Preschool applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Our classrooms run on a school year schedule beginning each September. We begin processing applications the Spring prior. Acceptance letters will begin to be distributed towards the end of April. Once spaces are filled, your application will remain active throughout the following year's Enrollment Cycle. Should there be a placement available mid-year that meets your family's needs, your application will be considered and you will be contacted immediately.

LEA Application/ Solicitud de admisión
Scholarships / Becas
ELRC / Head Start
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