Pre-K

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


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Press Release:

Catoosa County Schools Pre-K Class Lottery Enrollment for 2021-2022


Beginning February 1 through March 3, 2021, parents of 4-year old children who live in Catoosa County may enter their child’s name in the drawing for the lottery-funded Georgia Pre-K classes. 


A public drawing to award available Pre-K assignments will be held VIRTUALLY on the Catoosa County Public Schools website on Thursday, April 15, at 9:00 a.m.   Parents or legal guardians who would like to have their child’s name entered in the drawing must complete and return a Request for Enrollment Form between February 1 and March 3. Any request received after March 3 will be placed on the school system’s waiting list after the lottery drawing is completed.


The Request for Enrollment Form is available at all primary and elementary schools in Catoosa County (8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) and may also be completed at the Student Enrollment Center, 108 High Street, Ringgold, Georgia, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (closed for lunch from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm), Monday through Thursday.  


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.


Eligibility

Currently, a child must be born between September 2, 2016, and September 1, 2017, to be eligible for Georgia Pre-K services, and the child must be a Catoosa County resident at the time of the drawing.  Georgia residents outside of Catoosa County will be placed on a waiting list until all children within the district are enrolled.  





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.

Where are Catoosa’s Pre-K classes located?

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


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


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GINA HAYNES

Pre-K Coordinator

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CHERI ELLIOTT

Administrative Assistant

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(706) 965 - 6067

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