Pre-K

BRIGHT FROM THE START: GEORGIA’S PRE-K PROGRAM


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Catoosa County Schools

2020-2021 PreK Drawing

Revised Communication Plan


PreK Request for Enrollment Forms

For participation in the Pre-K Lottery Drawing if you have not already signed up for Pre-K Lottery


Catoosa County Schools will use the district food distribution site and dates to distribute Pre-K Class Lottery “Request for Enrollment” forms and to collect these forms.  Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe High School is the food distribution site. Lottery enrollment forms may be picked up or returned on the following dates and times:

  • Monday, April 27 from 8:00am to 10:00am
  •  Monday, May 4 from 8:00am to 10:00am
  • Monday, May 11 from 8:00am to 10:00am

All completed forms MUST be returned to LFO High School NO LATER than Monday, May 11 at 10:00am.

Forms returned after May 11 will NOT be included in the PreK Lottery Drawing but names will be added to the Waiting List following the drawing.

Questions about the enrollment forms may be sent to:  Gina Haynes, Elementary Improvement Specialist at ghaynes@catoosa.k12.ga.us.  Please include a telephone contact number in your message.

PreK Lottery Drawing

The public drawing to award PreK classroom assignments will be held via a livestream process.  The drawing will be held on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Access to the livestream will be posted on the school’s district website on Monday, June 15, 2020. 

Names included in the drawing will follow the requirements included in the Enrollment form packet and will include only those of student’s whose completed packet was returned by the May 11th deadline. 
If a child is placed into a Catoosa County PreK classroom, parents will be contacted between June 17 and June 30. Actual PreK enrollment is scheduled to begin the week of July 6th (unless COVID-19 guidelines require a change).


What is Georgia's Pre-K Program?

Georgia's Pre-K Program is a lottery funded educational program for Georgia's four year olds to prepare children for Kindergarten.


Who is eligible for Georgia's Pre-K Program?

Children four years of age on September 1 of the current school year who are Georgia residents and live in Catoosa County are eligible to attend Georgia's Pre-K Program during this school year. Georgia's Pre-K Program is voluntary for families and for providers.


Where are Catoosa’s Pre-K classes located?

Catoosa County Public Schools has 13 pre-k classes, which are located at the following schools:


What is the enrollment procedure?

Pre-K enrollment is open and nondiscriminatory, based on a public lottery among those eligible to participate. Children will not be denied participation on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability.



Resources

The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning offers additional information related to the Georgia Pre-K program. You can find a link to that website here


MEET OUR TEAM



GINA HAYNES

Pre-K Coordinator

ghaynes@catoosa.k12.ga.us


CHERI ELLIOTT

Administrative Assistant

celliott@catoosa.k12.ga.us

(706) 965 - 6067

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