Pre-Kindergarten Information

Hamilton County Schools' Pre-Kindergarten Information
Welcome to Pre-K


Hamilton County Schools offer Pre-Kindergarten programs at several different locations. 

Click HERE to see a list of Pre-K sites.


The following criteria determines basic eligibility into the pre-kindergarten program for the 2021-2022 school year. All programs are designed to serve “at risk” children. One eligibility requirement for ALL Pre-K students is they MUST BE 4 YEARS OLD ON OR BEFORE AUGUST 15, 2021. For Pre-K classes located in HCDE schools, at least half of the students should be zoned for that school.

Click HERE to read the complete eligibility criteria.



The application for the Pre-K program is available through the primary Hamilton County Department of Education website. Each submission will require certain documentation to be turned in along with the completed application.

Click HERE for a copy of the application along with a list of required documents.




Additional information can be found on the HCDE website. 

Click HERE to read the Pre-K FAQ.



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