Allen Creek Preschool Application Process

Getting Started

Enrollment inquiries to Allen Creek can be started by a phone call (734-994-3382), email (, or by stopping by the school (2350 Miller Ave., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103).  You can also fill out our online inquiry form. 

One of our staff will contact you to answer your questions, provide information about our programs, and set up a visit for the parent(s) or guardian(s) at the school.

Generally, we enroll students prior to the fall for the school year. Children can also be enrolled throughout the school year if places are available. However, permission to contact current teachers, schools, or centers may be requested.

If you are looking at preschools in general, please feel free to use our list of Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool

Next: Visit Allen Creek

Open Houses

Open Houses are an opportunity for parents and children to see our school and meet our staff. Our Open House dates for the 2019-20 school year will be: FRIDAY JAN 11, 2019 from 9:00am to 10:00am and WEDNESDAY Jan 23, 2019 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. You can also find us at the Ann Arbor Preschool Expo SATURDAY January 27, 2019 at the Ann Arbor Downtown Library from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Children are welcome to join.

Parent/Guardian Visit

We like to afford an opportunity for parents to have a more extended conversation with us about what you are looking for in a school for your children and you. During this visit, we can respond individually to your questions and think with you about the fit between your goals and our program offerings.

Child and Parent/Guardian Visit

Alternatively, we can schedule a visit for you to bring your child to our school outside of class time to meet a classroom teacher and another administrative team member. This allows you to see your child respond to our setting and staff, and allows us to meet your child.

More about our Teachers and Administration.


Registration is the final step. Registration and Financial Assistance forms are available in hard copy at the school, by email, and by clicking HERE for registration and HERE for financial aid. Once a child is registered, an Enrollment Packet will be mailed to families and must be completed before the first day of attendance.

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We could not be more grateful that we found Allen Creek for our son. The developmental leaps he has made since attending (3s and 4s program) have been astounding. The parent groups and the support from the family consultants are invaluable. We feel so much more confident as parents and are amazed at how well our 4 year-old can express his feelings, work to resolve conflict and act with compassion. The scholarship program makes it possible for our family to be a part of Allen Creek and we are so thankful for that.
— Becky Winkler and Binod Dhakal

Wait List

The classes at Allen Creek are often full, and we maintain a waiting list for those classes. In the event that a family withdraws during the year, we will offer the available space to the next family on the waiting list for that class. In the rare event that the family of a currently enrolled child wishes to switch classes, that family will go to the top of the waiting list.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Allen Creek Preschool welcomes children and families from all ethnic, racial, religious, or national backgrounds and diverse family structures.