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Pre-applications available NOW for the 24-25 school year.

You can email the director, Mrs. Plackowski,, with questions.

Families MUST bring the application, in person, with their income documentation, child's birth certificate, and parent photo ID to be able to schedule an interview in June.

The GSRP program is held at:
13249 Pennsylvania
St. Cyprian Church

Great Start Wayne provides many resources and suggestions for parents.  Please click the photo below to be directed to their website and take advantage of their offerings.

Please click the link below to download the pre-application.  Instructions and requirements for consideration are included on the bottom of the pre-application.

2024 Pre-Application

Completed pre-applications and required documents can be emailed to the director, Mrs. Plackowski,

Click here for income eligibility guidelines


Great Start Readiness Program

GSRP Preschool is a full-day kindergarten readiness program, Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 2:40 pm. GSRP is an income-based, state-funded program for children that are 4 years old by September 1st, live in Wayne County, and meet program requirements. Children 4 by December 1st can interview for the waitlist. Classrooms are located RCSD's Early Childhood Learning Center on the St Cyprian campus. Breakfast and lunch are served daily!

Program Director  Tiffanie Plackowski | tplackowski@ 

School Secretary  Kathy Walinsky | kwalinsky@  

(734) 486-7603

GSRP Resources (from the Michigan Department of Education)

Families interested in interviewing for RCSD GSRP waitlist can email Director Tiffanie Plackowski at Include child's full name, birthdate, parent name/phone number. Please list overall household pre-tax 2023 income and number of people in your household. If child has an IEP or 504, this needs to be included as well. GSRP is for children turning 4 by September 1. Children turning 4 by December 1 are considered waitlist candidates.

Enrolling online IS NOT how you register for RCSD GSRP. Only students that interview and have an acceptance letter may enroll.