Shelton School District

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Do you think your child has a developmental disability?


Call 360-426-3175​


Our regularly-scheduled Child Find developmental screening dates run on Wednesdays starting on, September 12th. 

You can find more information about Child Find here​.


The Shelton Early Learning Center is located next to Mountain View Elementary School at 534 East K Street.  



Early Intervention Program (Birth to Three)


For parents who may be concerned about their child's development, age birth to three years, South Sound Parent to Parent (SSP2P) offers Child Find​​ services. Parents can obtain free developmental screening for their child in five develomental areas: communication, motor skills, adaptive/self-help skills, cognitive/concepts and social, emotional and behavioral functioning.   Children with identified developmental delays or who have been medically diagnosed with a disabling condition can receive free early intervention services.  

For information on obtaining a developmental screening or early intervention services for an infant or ​toddler, please contact South Sound Parent to Parent (360) 352-1126. 




For children age three years through five years, whose parents are concerned about their development, Shelton School District offers free Child Find ​developmental screening and evaluation services. Screenings assess five developmental areas: communication, motor skills, adaptive/self-help skills, cognitive/concepts and social, emotional and behavioral functioning.   Special Education services are provided at the Early Learning Center(s), to eligible preschoolers age three to five who reside within the boundaries of the Shelton School District. 


If you would like your child to have a developmental screening, you have transferred into the district and your child already has an Individual Education Plan (IEP), or if you lack a stable living situation, you and your preschool child have certain rights or protections under the McKinney-Vento Act.  We can partner with you to make sure there are no educational barriers for your child.​ Please contact Lyra Burnett​ at (360) 426-3175​. 

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For information about developmental milestones, click here for the CDC website.​

​​The Shelton School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Linda Arnold, Director of Human Resources. 360-426-1687. 700 S. 1st Street; Shelton, WA 98584. Complaint procedure can be found on this website under Board Policy #3210 (students) and #5010 (employees).