Preschool Programs

    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 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.

    Developmental Pre-K
    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.

Contact Us

  • Kim Haynes
    Preschool Resource Specialist
    256.852.2557 ext. 62263

    Nancy Hosmer
    Developmental Pre-K
    256.852.2557 ext. 62220