Elaine Thompson, Associated Press
FILE - In this photo taken Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, Daniel O'Donnell, left, looks on as William Hayden sends large blocks flying at the Creative Kids Learning Center, a school that focuses on pre-kindergarten for 4- and 5-year-olds, in Seattle. The Canyons School District is currently taking applications for spots at preschools in eight elementary schools.

SANDY — The Canyons School District is currently taking applications for spots at preschools in eight elementary schools.

The preschools follow a curriculum that lines up with the core standards of learning at the kindergarten level, and to enroll, children must be 3 or age 4 prior to Sept 1.

Cost is $100 per month for students attending two days per week and $200 a month for students attending four days. There’s also a one-time $20 registration fee.

Availability for the program in the coming academic year is based on a first-come, first-served basis.

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The preschools are located at Altara, Bella Vista, Butler, Edgemont, Jordan Valley, Oakdale, Quail Hollow and Willow Springs elementary schools. Morning sessions are from 8:20-10:50 a.m., and afternoon sessions are held from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. ​

For more information or to apply, log on to canyonsdistrict.org.

​In addition, free school programs are provided at Title I schools. Students who turn 4 years old before Sept. 1 and live within the boundaries of Midvale, Copperview, Sandy and East Midvale elementary schools can apply to participate. The district will being taking applications for spots in those preschools on March 1.