Pre‑K is one of the best decisions you can make for your child’s education and overall success. Take one minute to answer five questions, and we’ll help you find the best way forward.
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A few things to know about registering your child for Pre-K through Smart Start, Head Start or the Office of Early Learning.
Pre-K is typically a 6 1/2 hour day, five days a week.
These Pre-K providers follow the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools district calendar
Most Pre-K providers do not provide transportation or before/after school care for students.
Regular attendance is strongly recommended for all students.
Once your application is submitted, placement notifications will occur between June 1 and July 31.
Different providers will require different documentation, but in general, the following documents will be required to register your child for Pre‑K in Forsyth County.
Child’s Birth Certificate
Proof of Income
Proof of Residency
Parent or Guardian’s Picture ID
Child’s Immunization Record