Applications

Who is eligible to attend Shining Stars Preschool?
Rio Rancho residents who will be 4 years of age before September 1 of the current school year.

How can I apply for the current school year (2016-17)?
Stop by our front office and fill out an application. We currently have a waiting list, but your application will be kept on file and we will call you if there is an available spot (make sure to keep your phone number current with us).

How can I apply for next school year (2017-18)?
Applications will be available on March 29, 2017. You must fill out a paper copy and bring it into our front office. Emailed copies will not be accepted. Applications are due April 12, 2017.

How are students chosen to attend?

Students are chosen via a lottery.

How am I notified if my child is chosen in the lottery?
You will be notified by phone or email.

What are your school hours?
Students attend a half day session, 4 days a week (no school on Wednesdays). The AM session is from 8:05 - 11:15. The PM session is from 12:05-3:15. You can stop by the office during regular hours, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Is busing available?
Yes, we have "hubs" across the city at neighborhood parks where your child can catch the bus.

Do you have before or after school daycare?

Unfortunately, we do not have extended hour care.

Any other questions? Please contact our front office staff at 505-892-7735.