The Georgia Pre-K Lottery Program is available in all elementary schools in the district with the exception of C.T. Walker. The maximum class size is 22 students with the exception of the 11 blended Pre-K/Head Start classrooms; these classes have 20 students each. More information about the Georgia Lottery funded Pre-Kindergarten Program can be found by visiting, www.decal.ga.gov.
Children must be four years of age on or before September 1, 2021 based on acceptable documentation, such as birth certificates, certificates of live birth, passports, official medical documents, legal documents, or official documents from other countries. Only children whose birthdates are from September 2, 2016 through September 1, 2017, are eligible for participation in the 2021-2022 school year. Proof of age eligibility and residency must be on file no later than the first day the child begins the Pre-K program. As long as there is space available, students from any district in the state can attend our Pre-K program. It is important to note that if a child is attending a school outside of his/her zoned school, transportation to and from school will be the responsibiity of the parent. Transportation is only provided for in-zone students. It is also important to note that if a child attends a school outside of their attendance zone for Pre-Kindergarten, the child must return to his/her zoned elementary school for kindergarten unless approved through House Bill 251.