2024-2025 NC Pre-K Applications are available! Find the Application Here!

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Raised Annually for Young Children and Families in Guilford County


Students served in the largest Pre-K program in North Carolina


of brain development occurs by age five. We help prepare children for success in school and in life.

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Thinking about Pre-K?

Pre-K is a free pre-kindergarten program for eligible children

The NC Pre-K program is offered at participating Guilford County Schools, Children and Families First (Head Start), and licensed four- and five-star private providers. There are 2,166 NC Pre-K slots in Guilford County for the current school year.

Priority is given to children who have not had prior preschool experience. NC Pre-K services are offered at no charge to eligible children. If you have other questions, please check out our FAQ.


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