WS/FCS Pre-Kindergarten 2014-15
Spring Priority Recruitment
February 3-March 21, 2014
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools currently serves 507 four year olds in the School Readiness Pre-K program. The goal of the program is to ensure young children have critical foundational skills for entering kindergarten. Programming focuses on the development of early literacy skills, oral language development, critical thinking skills, social-emotional development, and physical well-being.
To apply during the priority period, complete the following steps by 4:00 p.m., Friday, March 21, 2014.
Step one:Complete the Forsyth County Public Pre-Kindergarten Application 2014-15.
The same application allows families to apply for potential placement in all Pre-K School Readiness classrooms located in 19 elementary schools, NC Pre-K funded classrooms located in the district and in community child care centers, and collaborative district/Family Services Head Start classrooms located in 8 elementary schools.
Step two: Attach the required documents to the application.
1. copy of your child's certified birth certificate
If you need a certified copy to replace the mother's copy, please contact the Register of Deeds.
2. Forsyth County proof of address- light bill, water bill, gas bill or lease in your name
If you do not have proof of address listed, please contact the Student Assignment office
at 748-3302 for assistance.
3. a copy of 4 recent wages check stubs for parents liviing in the household who are working
Income documentation allows a child to be determined eligible for the NC Pre-K program.
Step three: Return the completed application with required documents.
Elementary schools where applications are available and accepted
|Caleb's Creek||Forest Park||Ibraham||North Hills||Speas|
|Cook||Gibson||Kimberley Park||Old Town||Walkertown|
|Easton||Hall-Woodward||Middle Fork||South Fork|
District locations where applications are available and accepted
Special Services Center
WS/FCS Administration Center
Community partners where applications are available, accepted and may be hand delivered or mailed
Family Services Head Start
|Smart Start of Forsyth County||Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools|
|2050 Big House Gaines Blvd.||7820 North Point Blvd. Suite 200||475 Corporate Square Drive|
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
|Winston-Salem, NC 27106||Winston-Salem, NC 27105|
|www.smartstart-fc.org 336-714-7520||336-748-4000 ext. 34242|
What happens next?
Save the date: Community Pre-K Assessment Screening Appointments
Saturday, April 12, 2014, or Saturday, April 26, 2014
Smart Start of Forsyth County will contact you by mail by the end of March to schedule a developmental assessment screening appointment for your child. During the appointment, you will have an opportunity to have your questions answered about public pre-Kindergarten in Forsyth County.