Lincoln Public Schools Early Childhood Preschool Program

ExCITE is Lincoln Public School’s preschool program that provides comprehensive services to children and families focusing on Child Development, Family Involvement and Community Collaboration. The overarching philosophy of the ExCITE program is Family Literacy.

To apply for the ExCITE program, the following documentation is needed:

  • ExCITE Application - Available at the LPS District Office, neighborhood elementary school, or electronically
  • Original Certified Birth Certificate to be photocopied by LPS staff
  • Immunization Records
  • Income verification for the past year (previous years tax return, W-2, or pay stubs)

Applications and documentation can be brought to the LPS District Office at 949 W Bond Street.  You may also contact your neighborhood elementary school or call the LPS District Office at 402-436-1995 for more information about submitting your ExCITE application and documentation.

ExCITE preschool classes are half-days, Monday through Friday and operate on the same schedule as LPS elementary schools. Meals and transportation are provided at no cost.

All families are encouraged to apply!  LPS must fill all ExCITE classrooms and income is not a sole basis for placement.

ExCITE Preschool Application – English
ExCITE Preschool Application – Spanish