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     Pre-K
    The Title I Pre-Kindergarten Program is designed to provide a child-centered, developmentally appropriate experience for four-year-old children in need of academic support. The program stresses an environment that motivates learning through exploration and discovery. The goal of the program is to prepare children to enter kindergarten ready to learn and succeed. Screenings for student participation are offered each spring and students qualify based on academic need.
     
    • To have your child considered for the Title 1 Pre-K Program:

      • Your child must be four years old by August 31st, 2019.
      • You must complete and mail a Pre-K application to the Pre-K Application Center by April 30, 2019.
      • Upon receipt of a complete application, you will be notified of your child’s screening appointment.
      • Your child must be screened to be considered for a Pre-K placement.
      • Title 1 Pre-Kindergarten Application

      Appointment Only Sessions from January 7 - May 17, 2019

      At the following locations:

      Office of Early Learning, Crossroads II Assessment Center
      110 Corning Road
      Cary, NC 27518

      Office of Early Learning - Assessment Center
      River Oaks Annex
      4600 New Bern Avenue
      Raleigh, NC 27610

      Application Events

      Do you need help completing your application? Attend one of the sessions listed below.  Registration is not required. The following items are needed to complete the application:

      • a copy of the child's birth certificate
      • Proof of your Wake County address (current water, gas, or electric bill in parent's name, new signed lease, or offer to purchase agreement).
      • any source of family income (check stubs, statement from supervisor or case worker). 
       

    NC PRE-K EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR 2019-2020

    NC Pre-K Application Events for 2019-2020

     

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    Thursday, January 03, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Thursday, January 10, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday January 15, 2019

    10:00 am – 1:00 pm

    Southern Regional Center - WCHS

    130 North Judd Parkway N E Room # 182 Fuquay Varina NC 27526

    Thursday, January 17, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday, January 22, 2019

    10:00 am – 1:00 pm

    Sunnybrook - WCHS

    10 Sunnybrook Rd. Room # G 35 Raleigh, NC 27610

    Thursday, January 24, 2019

    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday , January 29, 2019

    10:00 am – 1:00 pm

    East Regional Center - WCHS

    1002 Dogwood Dr. Room 158 Zebulon, NC 27597

    Thursday, January 31, 2019

    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday, February 5, 2019

    10:00 am – 1:00 pm

    Northern Regional Center - WCHS

    350 E Holding Ave, Wake Forest, NC 27587

    Thursday, February 07, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday, February 12, 2019

    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Ready to Learn Center-Briarcliff Elementary

    1220 Pond St. Cary, NC 27511

    Thursday, February 14, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday, February 19, 2019

    10:00 am – 1:00 pm

    Millbrook Human Services Center

    2809 East Millbrook Rd. Suite 104, Raleigh, NC 27616

    Thursday, February 21, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday, February 26, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Southeast Regional Library

    908 7Th Avenue Garner, NC 27529

    Thursday February 28, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday, March 5, 2019

    2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Centro Para Familias Hispanas

    2013 N. Raleigh Blvd. Raleigh, NC 27604

    Thursday, March 07, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday, March 12, 2019

    10:00 am – 1:00 pm

    East Regional Library

    946 Steeple Square, Knightdale NC 27545

    Thursday, March 14, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday, March 19, 2019

    10:00 am – 1:00 pm

    Swinburne – WCHS

    220 Swinburne St. Raleigh NC 27610

    Thursday, March 21, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday March 26,2019

    12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

    Green Rd Public Library

    4101 Green Rd. Raleigh NC 27604

    Thursday, March 28, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday April 2, 2019

    10:00 am – 1:00 pm

    Shaw University

    317 East Lenoir St. Raleigh NC 27601

    Thursday, April 04, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday April 10, 2019

    9:30 am – 12:30 pm

    Washington Elementary

    1000 Fayetteville St. Raleigh NC 27601

    Thursday, April 11, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Thursday, April 18, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Thursday, April 25, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday , April 30, 2019

    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606

    Tuesday , April 30, 2019

    1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Wake County Smart Start

    4901 Waters Edge Dr. Suite 204, Raleigh, NC 27606