WEST LAFAYETTE -- Ridgewood Local School District has been approved for an expansion of the preschool unit.

What does that mean?

It means they are looking for children between the ages of 3 and 4 years of age.

Here are the details:

1. This unit will be for 3 and 4 year old children only.

2. Must have proof of residence, provide a utility bill, rental contract, etc. You must live in the Ridgewood Local School District.

3. Proof of income -- provide a copy of check stub or Tax Form 1040.

4. Parents will provide their own transportation. Transportation will not be provided.

5. Attendance will be two full days a week, Monday through Thursday.

6. Selection process and tuition will be based on the Ohio Poverty Guidelines.

The deadline for preschool applications will be Dec. 18, 2015. Questions should be addressed to Brian Rentsch, preschool director, at 740-545-5312. Applications may be picked up in the Ridgewood Elementary School Office or visit the Ridgewood website.