Little Spartans Preschool

Program Information 

The Little Spartans Preschool program is an integrated classroom that includes typical children and children with disabilities. The classes range from 3-5 years old of differing abilities. Placement in a preschool class is based on openings and not the student's ability. Children must be 3 years old and a resident of Strafford to attend the preschool program.   Preschool Hours are 9:00-11:30.  

Toileting: entering preschool, typical students need to be independent in the bathroom.  If your child is not completely independent, please know we can set up a short-term plan for supporting your child.


It is a play-based learning environment.  Our program learning is based on Lively Letters, Handwriting without Tears, Social Thinking, Counting through practice, books, music and movement.  A child with identified needs may receive speech, occupational or physical therapy.  

Child Find

The Strafford School district is responsible for identifying children (ages 3-5) who may require special education services.  If parents or guardians have concerns about the child’s developmental progress in the areas of speech and language, fine and gross motor coordination, social/emotional skills, and preschool concepts; 

Please contact Marrissa Knight at or 603-664-2842 x311.

Wait List

We are currently full for the fall 2023-2024 school year. 

For next school year 2024-2025, the preschool lottery will take place in the early spring. Students' names will be taken off the current waiting list.  We will inform you of the results in May.  

If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email Marrissa Knight at  or call 603-664-2842 x 311