Kingswood Pre-K Program Application Process

  • The Online Application period is Oct. 16, 2023 - Jan. 25, 2024 for the 2024-2025 school year. 

    To apply for the Kingswood Montessori STEM Magnet Pre-Kindergarten program, families will need to send an email to studentassignment@wcpss.net  during the Online Application Period for Magnet Schools (Oct. 16, 2023- Jan. 25, 2024). The Office of Student Assignment will reply to the email with provisional pre-enrollment documents to be completed and instructions on how to submit required documentation. After this documentation is submitted, the Office of Student Assignment will process accordingly and send another email with confirmation of the provisional pre-enrollment along with the student’s ID number. The parent will use this number to submit an online magnet application for the Kingswood Montessori STEM Magnet Pre-Kindergarten Program. 

     This is a list of materials that the Office of Student Assignment will require: 

    • A copy of the child’s certified birth certificate (must be 4 years old by August 31, 2024). 

    • Proof of Wake County address (current electric, gas or water bill in the parent’s name not more than 30 days old, or newly signed lease that is not more than 60 days old, or offer to purchase agreement with a closing date on or before June 30, 2024). 

    • A photo ID of the parent or legal custodian. 

    Notification of Acceptance:Results will be posted to online parent accounts onFebruary 20, 2024. 

    How students are selected: Prioritized selection criteria are used to fill available seats. More information will be posted in November.  

    Applicant Pools: Students who do not receive a seat during the first round will be placed in an applicant pool.  Applicant pools will be reviewed and processed if seats become available. 

  • Pre-K Registration and Tuition Information

    Pre-K blended classroom program

    • Students must be 4 on or before August 31st to be eligible for this program for the upcoming school year.
    • Pre-K students are in a blended classroom with Kindergarten students.
    • All Pre-K students are expected to be fully potty trained prior to the start of school.
    • There is a teacher and a full time Instructional Assistant (IA) in each class.
    • Tuition is $6000 for the current school year.  Although an increase is not expected, that is subject to change.
    • An initial deposit payment in the amount of $150 is due upon acceptance into the program. 
    • The remaining tuition amount will be divided into 9 payments and will be due on the 1st of each month from September - May. There is no payment due in June.

    For further information email studentassignment@wcpss.net .