• Quality First - First Things First

    First Things First (FTF) Scholarship applications
    for the 2019-2020 school year will be accepted at
    Chandler Unified School District

    Community Education Department 
      1525 West Frye Road
    Chandler, AZ 85224

    Scholarship applications will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis on May 21,2019.

    For scholarships after May 21,2019 please call 480-224-3914 to schedule an appointment

    Chandler Unified School District’s First Things First Pre-Kindergarten Scholarships provide opportunities for families to enroll their preschool aged child in a high-quality preschool program taught by a certified teacher. Our learning environments nurture the emotional, social, and academic development of every child, and prepares them for kindergarten. For more information call our Early Childhood Office at (480) 224-3914.


    • Conley Elementary
    • Hancock Elementary
    • Hull Elementary
    • Riggs Elementary
    • San Marcos Elementary
    • Shumway Leadership Academy


    • Child must be 4 years old by August 31, 2019
    • Child must be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident of the U.S
    • Child must reside within the CUSD boundaries
    • Families must meet income guidelines as noted on page one of application

    Reduced tuition rates for families who meet the eligibility criteria

    • Monthly co-pay will be determined based upon full time or part time schedule.
    • Full time - $50/Month
    • Part time - $25/Month


    1. Complete the online Quality First Child Pre-K Scholarship application for the 2019-2020 school year

    2. Scholarships are awarded on a first come first serve basis beginning May 21, 2019.

    Chandler Unified School District
    Community Education Department
    1525 W Frye Road
    Chandler, AZ 85224 

    3. Bring the completed application, along with the required documentation below:


    • Child's birth certificate
    • Child's immunization record
    • Proof of residence (utility bill)
    • Proof of income (one month of consecutive pay stubs).  See page 2 of application for more information.
    • Page 1 of most current annual income tax return with listed dependents


    • Applications will be accepted by appointment only. Call (480) 224-3914 to schedule an appointment.
    • Have questions regarding information on the application? 

      Contact via email:  Valley of the Sun United Way - Regional Scholarships or by telephone: 1-866-973-0012

    • Have questions regarding CUSD’s participating preschool programs or registration process?  

      Contact: CUSD’s Early Childhood Department - (480) 224-3914
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