June 29, 2016
State Pre-K Lottery Deadline is Friday, July 1st - Help spread the word!
Families with children who will be age 4 by September 1, 2016 and who live in one of the State Pre-K communities can now register for the State Pre-Kindergarten lottery. State Pre-K communities are: Central Falls, Cranston, East Providence, Johnston, Newport, North Providence, Pawtucket, Providence, Warwick, West Warwick, and Woonsocket. Families can apply for the lottery online here or family members may pick up an application at pre-kindergarten program locations. Families can also download the application online here. Completed applications should be returned to the program of choice. Families may apply at more than one site if multiple sites exist in their community of residence, but only one application per site will be accepted. Applications for State Pre-K will be accepted through July 1
Head Start Enrollment Opportunities

Families with very low-incomes have another option for preschool and can apply for enrollment in Head Start. Head Start is offered statewide to children who are age 3 or age 4 by September 1. Children are selected for Head Start based on the needs of the family. Contact information for Head Start programs serving each community in Rhode Island is available online. Head Start also offers an online application here.
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