MCSS believes that high-quality Pre-K experiences prepare children for lifelong learning and future success. The goals of our high-quality Pre-K programs include: social-emotional learning, language and literacy development, mathematical thinking, scientific thinking, physical development, and creative arts. We strive to develop a partnership between the family and the school that enhances the learning experience for all children.
Madison County Schools participate in the following preschool programs:
Alabama First Class Pre-K (OSR)
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 particpate in this program: Central School, Harvest Elementary, Hazel Green Elementary, Madison County Elementary, Madison Cross Roads Elementary, Mt. Carmel Elementary, New Hope Elementary, New Market School, Owens Cross Roads School, and Walnut Grove School. Please contact Kim Haynes at 256.852.2557 ext. 62263 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
The Developmental Preschool Program provides specialized instruction and related services to improve kindergarten readiness skills for eligible students ages three through five. Children served in this program exhibit a significant delay in one or more of the following areas: cognition and problem solving; motor skills; communication; self-help; social emotional; and behavior. For information about developmental pre-k contact Nancy Hosmer at 256.852.2557 ext. 62220.
The 4K preschool program is designed to offer a preschool experience for children in schools not offering Alabama First Class Pre-K classes. Please contact the following schools for more information about this program: Endeavor Elementary, Legacy Elementary, Lynn Fanning Elementary, Monrovia Elementary, and Riverton Elementary.