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Applications

We are currently accepting Pre-K applications by mail with supporting documentation. Download the application below and mail it in with all the required documents to:

NC Pre-K Program
DEPC
PO Box 1245
Rocky Mount, NC 27802

NC Pre-K Application – English
NC Pre-K Application – Spanish
Nash & Edgecombe Pre-K Health Assessment
Nash & Edgecombe Pre-K Providers

To participate in these pre-kindergarten programs your child must be four years old on or before August 31st of the current program year and must meet one or more of the following requirements:

  • Family’s gross income is at or below 75% of the State Median Income level
  • Child has an identified developmental disability
  • Child has Limited English Proficiency (LEP) as indicated by the family and/or child speaking limited or no English in the home
  • Child has an educational need as indicated by the child’s performance results on an approved developmental screening or in an existing Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Child has a chronic health condition as indicated by the diagnosis from a professional health care provider
  • Child and family are identified as homeless
  • Child is a member of an eligible military family

**Determination of eligibility does not guarantee a placement in a pre-k program. Placement is also determined by availability of funds**

In an effort to keep parents informed of the health and safety measures that our Scholarship and NC Pre-K sites are taking to keep children safe in this COVID-19 environment, we are providing a link to the most recent health and safety toolkit.

ChildCareStrongNC Public Health Toolkit