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    Pre-Kindergarten Information
    Michigan City Area Schools strongly believes that early childhood education is critical in preparing our children for success in school. We are pleased to partner with the La Porte County YMCA and Imagination Station, which offer quality Pre-K programs for 3- and 4-year-olds. These programs are housed at MCAS elementary schools and are run by YMCA and Imagination Station staff.
    Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for much more information about these partnerships.

    MCAS Developmental Pre-K
    Programs for Pre-K students with Special Needs are provided by Michigan City Area Schools at Knapp, Pine, and Springfield. For more information, call the Student Support Services Department at (219) 873-2000, or visit the Student Support Services Web page.  

    The following Elementary Schools are partnering with the LaPorte County YMCA:
    • Pine Elementary School 
    • Springfield Elementary School
    Knapp Elementary School partners with Imagination Station.

    Contact the MCAS Administration Building or your child’s school for an information/registration packet, or contact the YMCA at (219) 326-7646 or Imagination Station at (219) 872-6723 directly for information.

    Enrollment Forms: 
    For info about vouchers for PreK:  

    Child Care & Preschool Assistance (CCDF vouchers and "On My Way PreK" program)  

    Other quality Pre-K programs in Michigan City: