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School Hours: 8:30 am – 2:00 pm/ After School Care Services provided at an additional cost 2:00-6:00 pm

Admission Process:

  • A lottery will take place in the event that the number of applicants exceeds the number of available slots.
  • Registration priority is as follows:
    • Applicant child of Downtown Doral Residents
    • Applicant sibling of a Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School Student
    • Applicant child of a Downtown Doral Employee/Office Tenant

Enrollment Timeline:



Application Period

October 1, 2018 – March 1, 2019

Lottery Date

March 8, 2019

Acceptance Notification

March 13-15, 2019

Response to Notification Deadline

April 5, 2019



Description of Fee


Due Date

Registration, books, and supply fee


April 5, 2019

Tuition (non-refundable)


1st of every month (beginning August 1, 2019 and ending May 1, 2020)

Downtown Doral Preschool Registration and Tuition Information:

  • Uniforms are mandatory.
  • All students must be fully potty trained in order to attend Downtown Doral Preschool.
  • All payments must be made through our online store via credit card.
  • If tuition payment is not received by the 5th of each month, a $35.00 late charge penalty will be incurred. Furthermore, if tuition is not paid by the 10th of each month, the student will not be accepted in class and his/her enrollment will be terminated.
  • Preschool tuition may be tax deductible. It is recommended that you save all your receipts from tuition payments made to Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School.
  • Deductions will not be made for days, weeks, or months that a student may be absent from school. Vacations or long illnesses will not be deducted from tuition. All payments made to the school are non-refundable.
  • Before and After School Care Programs are not included in the tuition.
  • In order to enroll in Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School, students must apply and follow the admissions procedure described in the “Lottery Rules and Procedure”.
  • There is no direct articulation from the Downtown Doral Preschool into Downtown Doral Charter Elementary.
  • Downtown Doral Preschool is managed/operated privately and independently from the charter school and is a tuition based program.
  • Please note that the Downtown Doral Preschool is not a Florida subsidized VPK program (voluntary prekindergarten education program under SS.1002.51-1002.79).  Therefore, students enrolled in the Downtown Doral Preschool do not qualify to receive preference in the lottery for admission into Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School under the criteria outlined in 1002.33(10)(d)5.

Welcome to the Downtown Doral Preschool. Upon completion of this application, your child will be considered for the 2019-2020 school year Preschool registration. Please fill out one application per student. Asterisks (*) denote required fields for proper applicant submission.

Enrollment now open through March 1, 2019.

Student Information

First Name: *

Middle Initial:

Last Name: *


Gender: *


Date Of Birth: * Limit DOB between 9/2/14 – 9/1/16

Street Address: *

City: *

State: *

Zip Code: *

Grade Level for the 2019-2020 school year*:

PK3 (must be 3 years of age by September 1, 2019)

PK4 (must be 4 years of age by September 1, 2019)

Has the student ever attended or been registered at a Miami Dade County Public School?: *


Name and type of school student is currently attending:

Public    Private    Charter

If the student resides in the Downtown Doral Development, please contact the school office for a mandatory appointment. Please bring All of the following to your required appointment by March 1, 2019:

  1. Proof of ownership (deed) or minimum 12 month lease
  2. Original driver’s license with address of residency
  3. One Copy of driver’s license with address of residency
  4. FPL Bill with address of residency
  5. Original birth certificate

Incomplete packets will not be accepted.

NO residential phone, cellphone, water or cable bills will be accepted. ** School reserves the right to request proof of residency for subsequent years and to ask for additional information if needed. Failure to provide the required residency documentation will forfeit preference status.

If the student is a child of a Downtown Doral Employee/office tenant, please contact the school office for a mandatory appointment. Please bring a letter from your employer on the company’s letterhead stating that you are employed by a company in Downtown Doral to your required appointment by March 1, 2019. Failure to provide the required letter will forfeit preference status.

Does this student have a sibling that is currently enrolled in DDCES (K-5th Grade) or DDCUS (6th Grade)? *

Yes    No

If yes, state the name of the student:

Does this student applicant have a sibling currently applying for the Downtown Doral Preschool?: *

Yes    No

If yes, please provide us with the sibling name(s):

Parent/Guardian Information

Parent/First Name: *

Parent/Middle Initial:

Parent/Last Name: *

Email Address: *

Home Phone:

Work Phone:

Cell Phone: *

Parent/First Name:

Parent/Middle Initial:

Parent/Last Name:

Email Address:

Home Phone:

Work Phone:

Cell Phone: 

How did you hear about Downtown Doral Preschool?:


 To the best of my knowledge, the above information is correct and complete. I understand that any false statements may result in forfeiting my child’s seat. In the event of a change of address, phone number, email address, etc., I will contact the school. I have read and understand the Downtown Doral Preschool registration and tuition information (Click to check box and agree).

Your privacy is important to us. DDCES will not share, sell, or disclose your personal information to third parties. It will only be used to transmit information pertaining to our organization.

Please provide us with an email address to send a confirmation number of submission. It is the parent's responsibility to maintain application submission confirmation number. If you do not receive it via email, please contact our office.* EMAIL ADDRESS:



If submitting a hard copy, please submit the application in person by March 1, 2019 to:
Downtown Doral Charter Elementary School
8390 NW 53 ST
Doral, FL 33166

Downtown Doral Preschool adheres to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and educational programs/activities and strives affirmatively to provide equal opportunity for all.

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