Alabama’s nationally recognized First Class Pre-K
is preparing for another exciting school year!
- First Class Pre-K programs are accepting online pre-registration applications for the 2023-2024 school year beginning January 15th. (If you need assistance with the accessing the online application, contact the local school/program.)
- Enrollment 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.)
- Enrollees must provide a copy of the child’s birth certificate. (It may be uploaded into the online pre-registration site or submitted directly to the local school/program.)
- Enrollees must provide proof of residence – either a current utility bill or copy of a lease or mortgage. (It may be uploaded into the online pre-registration site or submitted directly to the local school/program.)
- 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.)
- There is no registration fee for First Class Pre-K programs.
- Upon enrollment, a child’s immunization record must be provided to the school or program.
- No child will be denied participation on basis of income, sex, race, color, national origin, or disability.
January 15, 2023 – March 17, 2023
Pre-Registration Application: To pre-register, go online to:
Acceptance into a First Class Pre-K program is strictly through random drawing. Parent/Guardian does not have to be present at drawing. Email notices of acceptance status will be sent in mid-April.
Random Drawing Details
Date: March 30, 2023
Time: 4:00 p.m.___>
Location: Dallas County Learning Resource Center
5570 Water Ave. Selma, Alabama 36701
*An opinion of the Attorney General states in effect that under the common law one's age is computed by including the day of birth so that a given age is attained the day before the birthday anniversary. ~Ala. Code § 16-28-4(1975) interpretaion based on Report of Attorney General of Alabama October-December 1963, Volume 113, page 20.