Pre-Kindergarten Programs

Hamilton County Department of Education operates 42 Pre-K classrooms in 25 different locations, which includes schools and community based sites. The program, which is funded through the federal and state funds is designed to give students the proper foundation for Kindergarten. The program is open to those Hamilton County residents who meet federal or state guidelines. The application process for enrolling in the pre-k program begins in April. For further information please contact the Office of Early Learning.

Pre-Kindergarten application information packets for the 2021-2022 school year are now available on the Pre-K Application Information tab.

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Pre-Kindergarten Links:
Attendance Policy
Eligibility Criteria
List of Sites & Funding Source
Pre-K Application Information
Pre-K Bell Times