LAPS Expands New Mexico Preschool Program

LAPS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools is happy to announce that it will expand its New Mexico Preschool programs for the 2020-2021 school year.

New Mexico Preschool programs will be available at Piñon Elementary in White Rock and Mountain Elementary in Los Alamos.

Each program will be an extended day program that runs five hours per day. Students will have a certified teacher and instructional assistants in each classroom.

All Los Alamos County residents with children who will be 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2020 are encouraged to apply. Students do not have to reside within the Mountain or Piñon school zones to attend.

Applications are now being accepted for both of these programs. Families may apply for a PreK spot at by clicking the NM PRK tab. You will be asked to create a new SchoolMint account and enter information for each child. Select PreKindergarten as your child’s current grade level and next year grade level.

Placements will be made by lottery by June 15, 2020 and parents will be notified. Students not chosen in the lottery will be placed on a waiting list.

Direct questions about the program to Jennifer Guy at or 505.663.2228.