McLean County Unit District 5 Early Learning Program
    Available for students ages 3 to 5
    Transportation Provided
    Eligibility is Based on Family Need

    For more information about the McLean County Unit District No. 5 Early Learning Pre-K Program,
    please call 309.557.4144
    Twitter:  @u5earlylearning

    Unit 5 offers a fun and exciting Pre-Kindergarten program for qualifying students ages three to five. This program is available free of charge to eligible students living within District boundaries. PreK staff determines eligibility and student acceptance into the program. Placement is based on student need.

    Interested in Full-Day PreK?  Click here

    UPDATE:  FULL DAY PREK INFORMATIONAL MEETING have been canceled.  Click here for information on how to submit an application for FULL DAY PREK 2020-21.  SPANISH  ENGLISH

    About Full-Day PreK

    Information & Forms for applicaton submission:  ENGLISH     SPANISH

    Don't have a printer?  Use this fillable parent questionairre. Click here


    The purpose of Unit 5's Early Learning program is to provide a stimulating and nurturing environment for young children. Students are given the chance to become successful and build self-confidence. This program is designed to increase student opportunities, help prepare for future achievements, and meet individual needs and goals in eight domains of learning. 

    Early Learning Brochure


    Click on Creative Curriculum for more information 

    Creative Curriculum Parent Letter

    Teaching Strategies GOLD is the authentic, ongoing, observation-based assessment system used by the early learning program.