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2024-2025 First Class Pre-K Registration

Updated February 2024: 

Click here to pre-register. 


Random selections will be held in March.

Required documents must be submitted to your zoned school.

The Alabama First Class Pre-K is a grant-funded program operated by the Office of School Readiness. Enrollment in these programs is based on a random selection process that takes place in the spring.The following schools participate in this program:

  • Central School*
  • Harvest Elementary
  • Hazel Green Elementary
  • Legacy*
  • Madison County Elementary
  • Madison Cross Roads Elementary
  • Monrovia Elementary*
  • Mt. Carmel Elementary*
  • New Hope Elementary
  • New Market School
  • Owens Cross Roads School
  • Walnut Grove School. 

*The Pre-K programs at Central, Legacy, Monrovia, and Mt. Carmel charge tuition for students to attend.

Please contact Kim Haynes at 256.852.2557 ext. 62263 or for additional information.

  • Pre-registration is open to all children four years of age on or before 9/1/23* who are residents of Alabama (Children who are eligible for kindergarten are not eligible for pre-k).
  • Registrants must provide a copy of the child's birth certificate and proof of residency to the local school prior to random selection.

Documents REQUIRED for pre-registration:

  1. Child's Birth Certificate
  2. Certificate of Immunization
  3. Current Utility Bill
  4. Additional Proof of Residency
  5. Custody papers, if applicable

NOTE: Children are ineligible for the random selection if the required documents are not on file with the local school.

  • Public school system pre-k programs may have zoning requirements that determine eligibility for attending a program at a particular school. Contact the school for attendance zone information.
  • You may only pre-register at the school you are zoned to attend
  • There is no registration fee for First Class Pre-K program
  • Upon enrollment, a child's immunization record must be provided to the school
  • No child will be denied participation on the basis of income, sex, race, color, national origin, or disability.