Preschool & Family Center

Ann Arbor Public Schools

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  • 2775 Boardwalk, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

    Main Office: 734-994-2303

    Absence Line: 734-997-1245

    Fax Line: 734-994-2895

    School Hours: 8:25 am - 3:45 pm 


    Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm



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  • Welcome Purple Pandas!

    Food Gatherers Summer Food Program

    School is out, but free meals for kids and teens are available to any family in need of food. The Food Gatherers’ Summer Food Service Program kicks off June 20th and ends August 19th. To find a location near you, please visit their website at Call Food Gatherers at 734-761-2796 with any questions.

    Start your preschool application for the 2022-2023 school year today!

    For FREE preschool visit WASHTENAWPRESCHOOL.ORG to start the application process

     For TUITION preschool visit AAPS Tuition Preschool/Enroll then secure your placement by submitting your tuition deposit by visiting My Payments Plus

    Please note that space is limited.  Westerman tuition spots are currently full (We are accepting students to our tuition waiting list).

    For children who are turning 3 or 4 years old on or before December 1, 2022.

    Pre-Registration for Kindergarten and Young 5's has begun...

    Pre-registration* for Kindergarten and Young 5's has begun for in-district students. Pre-registration* is also currently open for In-district transfers for Young 5's (families wishing to enroll in a school that is not their home school).

    If your child's birthday is between 9/2/2016-12/1/2017, then your child is old enough to enroll in Kindergarten this fall for the 2022-2023 School Year. Click here for information on Kindergarten and Young 5 round-up, where you can learn more about the Kindergarten programs at different Ann Arbor Public Schools Elementaries.

    Download the entire Kindergarten Round-Up Schedule with all of the Zoom links included.

    If you are not sure what your home elementary school is, click here to find out.

    *Please note that pre-enrollment is for grades K-12 only. The application process for preschool will begin March 1st. 

    Check out this new profile on our own Sherri Polovick, one of our fantastic Westerman Preschool and Family Center Office Professionals!

    Read a recent interview with Westerman Preschool and Family Center's Wendy Blackman on!

    Westerman Preschool and Family Center is looking for families and others in the school community to donate winter items, gift cards and more for students in need.  Learn more at Any amount of support is appreciated! 



    Important District Information:

    Superintendent's Messages

     Mission Statement:

    The Ann Arbor Public Schools Early Childhood Programs strives to SUPPORT, ENGAGE, & COLLABORATE with families and community in order to prepare children for future success by providing comprehensive high quality early childhood education programs within an inclusive and nurturing environment.  


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