Four Year Old Program

Early Childhood Accreditation Standard Rules and Regulations
Early Literacy Quick Assessment (ELQA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Oklahoma's Preschool Profile
(by the National Institution for Early Education Research [NIEER])

Early Childhood Environment 
Helping your Pre-K Child
Is My Child Ready for Pre-K? A Checklist
Science Skills for Pre-K (Look for additional guidance coming in the Spring of 2017) 

Children who are age four on or before September 1, are eligible for the voluntary public school pre-kindergarten program.  Currently, 74% of Oklahoma’s four-year-olds attend public school and have access to:

  • an Early Childhood Certified Teacher
  • a 10:1 child to teacher ratio
  • comprehensive school services
  • full day or half-day programs
  • state-adopted curriculum standards

Public School Collaboration Programs

State law allows public school early childhood programs to operate in collaboration with other public and private early childhood programs. Some collaborating organizations include:


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Last updated on July 1, 2019