Welcome to Early Childhood Programs

COVID-19 Information:

Preschool and childcare will be open during the 2020-2021 school year.  At a minimum students will be required to wear face masks when entering and exiting the building and in common areas.  Students will not be required to wear face masks while in the classrooms.   Staff will be required to wear face masks at all times.  For questions or for more information, contact Janice Dolan at jrdolan@newhaven.misd.net or 586-749-8063 x1 



7-21-21 Enroll NOW for Preschool for the 2021-2022 School year.

Preschool Registration Flyer


To register your student, please bring the following documents:

  • Original Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Record or completed waiver form
  • Proof Of Residency, current bill with name and address
  • 2020 - 1040 tax return (to be considered for state or federally funded program)
  • Registration fee of $50.00 - Check, Money Order or Cash

If you have questions or would like to set-up an appointment to register in any of the programs, please call 586-749-8063 x1

Program Offerings

New Haven Community Schools Early Childhood Programs
30375 Clark Street, P.O. Box 482000
New Haven, MI 48048
(586)749-8063 x1

For the 2021-2022 school year, a child who resides in the school district may enroll in kindergarten if the child is at least 5 years of age on September 1 of the school year of enrollment.


The ECSE program is a special services preschool for children living in the New Haven School District. Children eligible for the program must be three years or older to enter the program and must be assessed to determine eligibility. The ECSE program services children who have difficulty in the following areas:

  • Understanding and following directions
  • Expressing thoughts and ideas
  • Saying words or sentences
  • Under developed motor skills
  • Delayed social skills
  • Learning new concepts for school readiness

The ECSE classroom provides a language-enriched environment with a “play based” curriculum. This allows the children to learn the basic skills for school readiness at their own pace through hands-on experiences in a wide variety of activities.

NO COST FOR PROGRAM.  BUSING WILL BE PROVIDED.  Please contact the special services department at 586-749-9535.

More-for-Fours, Great Start Readiness Program is funded by the State of Michigan.  Children eligible for this program must be four years old by September 1st of the year they enter the program. Qualifications are established by the State of Michigan.

The purpose of the program is to provide an environment which promotes the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of the children. The curriculum consists of hands-on activities involving large group, small group, and individualized learning situations. This class has a limited number of students. GSRP/More-for-Fours is an all day program that meets Monday-Thursday.

For families that qualify, this is NO COST FOR PROGRAM. Based on state funding, busing will be provided within the district.  Please contact Janice Raska-Dolan at 586-749-8063 x1

New Haven Community Schools currently operates two preschool programs on a tuition basis.  Please contact Janice Raska-Dolan at 586-749-8063 x 1 for tuition costs, questions and registration or email jrdolan@newhaven.misd.net.

The 3-year old class meets Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The program is based on a sixty day school year.  Focus is emphasized on social development, however all domains of development are seen.  Parents provide transportation.

The 4-year old class is available Mondays through Thursdays.  Parents have the option of choosing 3-days per week or 4-days per week.  Tuition rates are based upon a 90-day school year or a 120-day school year. Class times are Mornings: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Afternoons: 12:30p.m to 3:30 p.m. School readiness skills are emphasized through hands-on activities and individual learning experiences. Parents provide transportation.

Little Rockets Early Childhood Extended Care offers before and after preschool care on-site on a tuition basis. The center is open 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please contact Little Rockets Childhood Extended Care at 586-749-8063 x 1 or email jrdolan@newhaven.misd.net for more information.

A Macomb County Community Action Head Start classroom is housed within New Haven Community Schools. This free county program is for three-and four-year old students that qualify. This program is at:

New Haven Little Rockets Shooting Stars
New Haven Administration Building
30375 Clark Street
New Haven

Please contact  (586) 469-5215 for questions or applications. 



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