Preschool Programs



Preschool Open House for 2019-2020

Open House for 2019-20 Washougal School District Preschools will be held Tuesday, March 12th from 6:00-7:00PM.

Preschool serves students 3-5 years old and fully potty-trained. Come meet the teachers, visit the classroom, learn about bussing, “whole child” instruction and the commitment of kindergarten readiness for your child.

Open House locations are:

  • Cape Horn-Skye Elementary – Room 135
  • Columbia River Gorge Elementary – Room 114
  • Gause Elementary – Room 111
  • Hathaway Elementary – Portable C

For more information concerning registration and tuition contact Lisa Young at 360-954-3895 or  Enrollment is limited, so early registration is encouraged!

Preschool Registration Open for 2019-2020

The Washougal School District offers preschool at each of its elementary school sites – Cape Horn-Skye, Columbia River Gorge, Gause and Hathaway – for children age 3 – 5 years old.

Classes are developmentally appropriate socially, emotionally and academically utilizing curriculum based on the Washington State Early Learning and Development Guidelines. Purposeful play, assorted structured learning, healthy habits and positive social skills are reinforced daily in the classroom. Collaboration with preschool and kindergarten teachers promotes kindergarten readiness.

Younger students attend 3 morning classes per week and older students attend 4 afternoon classes per week. A student/teacher ratio of 8:1 is typical.


Washougal School District offers before and after school child care and preschool services at the elementary schools. These programs are run through Washougal Community Education. To learn more about these programs, please visit the Washougal Community Education webpage, or visit the preschool page for your child’s school, listed below.

  • Washougal Community Education and Recreation
  • Cape Horn-Skye Elementary Preschool Program
  • Columbia River Gorge Elementary Preschool Program
  • Gause Elementary Preschool Program
  • Hathaway Elementary Preschool Program & Special Education Preschool

Contact Info: 360-954-3895

Registration forms for our programs are available by clicking the bar above, or in our office at Hathaway School, Portable D.

Please contact Lisa Young at 954-3895 or for fee and registration information or if you would like to schedule a visit to one of our classrooms.

Lisa Young, Early Learning and SPACE Program Technician

Hathaway School Portable D, 630 24th Street, Washougal WA 98671


9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Monday through Friday

Closed Holidays

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