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Sidney City Schools is proud to offer preschool to children ages 3-5 at Whittier Early Childhood Center. Preschool registration for the 2023-2024 school year opens on March 6, 2023.  

"As educators, it is our goal to support the whole child by providing learning opportunities in all areas of development including social-emotional skills and academic foundations," said Beth Abbott, Director of Preschool at Whittier Early Childhood Center. "We strive to provide a fun, safe, and exciting culture that encourages students to take risks, problem-solve, and move toward independence."


Sidney City Schools preschool at Whittier Early Childhood Center (WECC) runs a morning and afternoon session Monday through Thursday and follows the district calendar for conferences, breaks, and holidays. 

  • Morning Session - 9:00am - 11:45am
  • Afternoon Session - 1:00pm - 3:45pm

Families can select a preferred session, however, sessions are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. 


Families who are NEW to WECC begin the registration process by completing the pre-registration form at  

  • Preschool
  • WECC
  • Whittier Early Childhood Center

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