Pre-K Registration Information
Moultrie, GA - December 19, 2019 – Colquitt County Schools Pre-K registration will be held February 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st at the Colquitt County Board of Education. All interested parents should register for the school they are assigned based on their physical address – unless they have a child already enrolled or are employed at an elementary school.
The Colquitt County Pre-K program is funded by the Georgia State Lottery and governed by Bright from the Start (BFTS).
Mr. Chastain, Director of Early Learning, stated, “the research is clear – investing in high-quality Pre-K & early learning programs has a powerful effect on community economic development and workforce readiness. Our goal is to serve every age eligible child in Colquitt County and provide every student a positive, life changing, experience. The teachers and staff in Pre-K classrooms work tirelessly to reach every child in their care and foster a lifetime love for learning.”
Each Pre-K classroom is staffed with a certified teacher and paraprofessional and uses the same technology found in K-5 classrooms. Breakfast/lunch, transportation, school supplies, and field trips are provided at no cost.
Pre-K Registration Guidelines for 2020-2021
(Now aligned with K-12)
Pre-K registration is based on assigned school zone as determined by your address.
Children must be four (4) years old on or before September 1, 2020 to be eligible
to participate in the Pre-K Program.
Registration: 7:30am-3:30pm | February 18, 19, or 20, 2020
7:30am-12:00pm February 21, 2020
The criteria for application acceptance is:
~Complete an application with Proof of Age and Proof of Local Residency requirement (to determine correct school attendance zone). Specific street address information related to school zones can be obtained by contacting the School Transportation Department at 229-890-6259.
~If the number of applicants with verified proof of residency exceeds the number of spaces for a site (school), then a random selection (lottery) will be held for that school at the board office (if necessary).
~Students with siblings in a Colquitt County elementary school will enroll at same school.
~Assignment zone students with no siblings in a Colquitt County elementary school will be randomly placed by Colquitt County Schools Student Services and Pre-K Departments.
~Parents may ask for a transfer from their assigned school zone after July 1st from Pre-K office only. Initial registration must be in school of zone.
~Students accepted as a transfer from another school will be eligible to complete all grades at that school (K-5).