Chinle Unified School District No. 24

Documents Needed for Pre-School Enrollment

1. Immunization Record

(cannot be enrolled without an updated record)

Enrollment starts with the School Nurse, Immunizations must be up to date .

2. Birth Certificate

3. Court Documents pertaining to student guardianship

4. Certificate of Indian Blood

5. Arizona Residency Form

6. Verification of Income

7. Emergency Information and Immunization Record (EIIRC)


Hours of Operation

The CUSD #24 Early Childhood Program will have classes Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM. The Early Childhood program will follow the Chinle Unified School District School Calendar.

Regular Schedule                Half Day Schedule

Drop off is at 8:00 AM                                                                        Drop off is at 8:00 AM

Classes begin at 8:30 AM                                                                  Classes begin at 8:30 AM

Pick up at 2:30 PM                                                                             Early Release is at 11:30 AM

Parents will bring their child to school and pick them up. We ask that you sign your child in and out upon arrival and departure. Children will only be released to those persons that are listed on the Authorization and Consent Form. Identification will be required of any persons picking up the child. Temporary changes for the child’s release cannot be authorized over the telephone.

Quality First

Quality First Certificate


Call 877-705-KIDS (5437) for Free Child Development Support


The Birth to Five Helpline is a free service open to all Arizona families with young children looking for the latest child development information from experts in the field. Professionals may also take advantage of this service.

Call the Helpline to speak with one of our bilingual (English/Spanish) early childhood specialists, on duty Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. You can also leave a voicemail, complete our online contact form (below), or text the Helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Introduced in 2005, the Birth to Five Helpline combines sensitive, supportive listening with sound information from professionals who have expertise in early childhood development and parenting/caregiving.

Topics addressed include, but are not limited to:

  • Sleep
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Safety
  • Challenging Behaviors
  • Feeding and Eating
  • General Child Development
  • Potty Training
  • Fussiness/Colic
  • Parenting

By calling the Helpline, you can also access support as needed from Southwest Human Development’s wide range of early childhood development staff, including psychologists, master’s level counselors, registered nurses, disabilities specialists, early literacy specialists and occupational, speech/language and physical therapists. In addition to providing you with counseling and resource/referral information, we send individualized child development information as applicable.

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Now, you can have the support of the Birth to Five Helpline at the touch of your fingers! Download our Birth to Five Helpline app in the Apple App Store or on Google Play. Just open the app on your phone and one-touch call, text or email our Helpline early childhood specialists.