• Pre-Kindergarten Application

    We have placed our first round of children at this time. New applicants will be placed on a waitlist, and we will contact you if we have openings in your area.

    Click here to complete the online application.


    Oprima aquí para completar la aplicación en línea

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2021-2022 Pre-Kindergarten Application

  • We are now receiving applications for Pre-Kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year.  Applications are accepted year-round.

    NC Pre-Kindergarten is a free, high quality program to prepare children for success in school. Child must be four years old on or before August 31st of the program year. Completion of this application does not guarantee your child a placement in the program. For eligibility factors and other questions, please see our FAQ page.

    Incomplete applications will not be processed. Applications are considered incomplete until we receive these documents:

    _____ The completed application
    _____ Valid ID of person submitting application
    _____ Child’s certified birth certificate
    _____ Proof of Residency (2) or Residence Affidavit
    _____ Proof of Income* (Mom);
    _____ Proof of Income* (Dad)

    *Recent consecutive check stubs covering one month, W-2 or tax return from most recent year. If the following are received, please also submit: CHILD SUPPORT, ALIMONY, WORKMAN'S COMPENSATION, RETIREMENT/DISABILITY INCOME, SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS (SSA) OR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY INSURANCE (SSDI). If paid cash, provide a signed statement from employer listing employee’s name, hours worked and weekly income with business name, supervisor’s contact name and phone number. If a parent does not reside in the home with the child, no proof of income for that parent is required.

    A completed Health Assessment and Dental Screening form and up-to-date Immunization Record are required by the 30th day of school. These forms are submitted to the teacher after placement is made.


    Deana Murphy
    Director of Pre-K Services
    3950 West Franklin Blvd.
    Gastonia, N.C. 28052