Early Learning ApplicationS

Dear Parent/Guardian,

This is only an application for the Early Learning programs, not registration. Applying for the Early Learning programs does not guarantee placement into the programs. Depending on the the program choice, parents will be asked to submit additional documents.  Please make sure you have completed the screening process before applying!

Thank you

Priority Based or

Project Village (ECAP)


Priority Based and ECAP program offer free preschool services for Delaware’s three- and four-year-old children with qualifying risk factors.​ Families must meet the federal poverty guidelines in order to be considered to these programs.  
If you are interested in applying for Project Village at the Early Learning Center or Priority Based at Howard T. Ennis or at Early Learning Center apply below. 

Howard T. Ennis Tuition/

Early Learning Center Tuition or POC Application

Tuition program provides preschool services for three or four-year-old children at an affordable rate.
Purchase of Care (POC)/Subsidized Child Care, is offered through the Delaware Department of Health and Social Service (DHSS). Families that do not qualify for  our other programs, may apply for our POC program. Parents must meet DHSS guidelines. Click here for more information. 
If you are interested in applying for Tuition program at Howard T. Ennis or Early Learning Center or POC at the Early Learning Center apply below 

Early Learning 

30207 Frankford School Rd. Frankford, DE 19945

(302) 732-1346

Email: Childfind@irsd.k12.de.us