Davison Preschool Round Up


If you or someone you know has a child that will be turning 3 or 4 on or before September 1, 2020, then Davison Early Learning programming surely has the right fit for your child’s preschool needs.

Cardinal's Nest 3 and 4 year old preschool programming

Come visit our Cardinal's Nest Open House on April 8th from 6:00-7:30  to check out the tuition based 3 and 4 year old programs we have to offer. 

Davison Preschool Round Up will be held during the week of April 20th-24th. You can make an appointment for round up beginning April 6th, 2020 by calling 591-0821 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Families will need to pre-register online for 3 or 4 year old tuition based programs in order to schedule a preschool round up appointment. Links for pre-registration will be available on the Davison Schools website under the Early Childhood tab on the Cardinal's Nest web page beginning April 1st. https://dcer.davisonschools.org/CourseActivities.aspx?id=25&cat=20

You will need bring the following to your preschool round up appointment:

  • Driver's license or Valid picture ID
  • Health Appraisal (physical)
  • Immunization record
  • Birth Certificate
  • Online pre-registration must be done prior to your round up appointment


 There is s $50.00 pre-registration fee. Detailed information regarding preschool cost is on the Cardinal's Nest web page. There are 10 preschool sections throughout the school year. Both half and full day programs are available for 2, 3, or 5 days per week. The following sections will be posted for registration and filled according to demand on a first come, first serve basis:

  • ½ day 3 year old tuition based preschool
  • Full day 3 year old tuition based preschool
  • ½ day 4 year old tuition based preschool
  • Full day 4 year old tuition based preschool


Tier 1 registration occurs between April 1st and July 31st. During tier 1 registration, we accept preschool students who are 3 for three year old preschool,  or 4 for four year old preschool,  on or before September  1st . Children with birthdays falling into this category are given 1st priority. 


Tier 2 registration occurs between August 1st and the last preschool session of the year in June.

During tier 2 registration, if openings allow, we may accept students who turn 3 or 4 September 2nd through December 1st with the parents understanding that this may result in their child being recommended for an additional year of preschool, or developmental kindergarten.



Davison GSRP 4 year old preschool

  • GSRP (Great Start Readiness Program) state funded preschool for 4 year olds is located at Central/GSRP and The Cardinal’s Nest. Pre-applications for GSRP can be filled out now for the 2020-2021 school year. Eligibility will be determined by the GISD once your pre-application is submitted online @ www.geneseepreschool.org. If eligible, families will be notified and scheduled for an intake/registration appointment starting in April. Don’t wait to apply. Spots fill fast! Placement at Central Elementary vs. Cardinal's Nest will be placed according to transportation needs.


Pre-Registration for GSRP 2020-2021 is now available @ www.geneseepreschool.org. The link is on our website under Early Childhood and GSRP.

Pre-registration for 3 and 4 year old tuition based preschool begins April 1st.

2020-21 Cardinal's Nest Preschool Pre-Registra

3yr old Preschool Registration
4yr old Preschool Registration