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Joplin Early Childhood

The Joplin Early Childhood logo.Joplin Early Childhood is a preschool facility serving eligible 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds in the Joplin Schools district. With a half-day curriculum that provides a strong foundation for qualifying preschoolers, certified preschool teachers promote learning readiness through developmentally appropriate play with a strong emphasis on building language, motor, social, and independence skills.

Children must be 3-years-old by August 1 to be eligible to attend JEC. 

To see if your child is eligible to attend JEC, please complete the

Pre-Enrollment Form

This form can be completed at any time, and does not guarantee your child a spot in the program. A JEC staff member will contact families to be enrolled or placed on a waiting list as space allows.