NC Pre-K (Eligible 4-year-olds)

Enrollment for August 2024 - June 2025 began January 16th.
This preschool year begins mid/late August through June. Enrollment will continue as long as slots are available. To be eligible, your child must be 4 years old on or before August 31, 2024.

Please fill out each section before submitting. / Por favor complete cada sección antes de enviar.

If you have any questions, please email NC Pre-K or check out our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document.
(FAQ – Documento de preguntas frecuentes en español.)

Tip! If you submit using a smartphone, you are able to take pictures and attach the required documentation at the end of the application! / ¡Consejo! Si envía usando un teléfono, puede tomar fotos y adjuntar la documentación requerida al final de la aplicación.

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What you need before applying

Applicants MUST have the following to be complete:

  • Proof of birth: copy of birth certificate OR medical records OR immunization record
  • Proof of residency: copy of current utility bill OR rental agreement
  • Proof of income: copy of 2023 W-2 OR 2023 Form 1040 OR 4 most recent, consecutive pay stubs
  • Additional income if applicable, such as child support, unemployment benefits, workers compensation
  • If applicable, documentation of chronic health condition, parent’s military service, development or educational needs, and/or Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Documentation is required for additional eligibility factors that include homelessness, foster care, receiving refugee services, public housing, TANF/Work First, Medicaid, SSI, Food and Nutrition Services (Food Stamps), or SNAP. Documentation is only needed for one additional eligibility factor.

You may also submit required documents by email to NC Pre-K. / También puede enviar los documentos requeridos por correo electrónico a NC Pre-K.

This application MUST be completed in one sitting! / ¡Esta solicitud DEBE completarse toda en una vez!

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