Georgia’s Pre-K is a free, state-funded program for four-year-olds. The Georgia Pre-K Program provides a 6.5-hour instructional day, 5 days a week, 180 days a year at no cost to families. You must apply to be considered for a spot in a Pre-K program. Each Pre-K provider sets its own application processes, registration deadlines, and selection criteria. Some may include lotteries, wait lists, and other processes to accept students. Contact the provider directly to learn more. Pre-K is voluntary, not compulsory.
- 2023-2024 Pre-and Post-Lottery Registration Process: Read this guide for further instructions on the Pre- and Post-Lottery Pre-Kindergarten Lottery Registration Process.
- Support Video: PSA - Pre-Kindergarten Lottery/Registration: Find out more about Pre-K enrollment for the school year by viewing our video on Pre-K registration.
- Support Video: How to Use SchoolMint to Apply: To apply for Pre-K, families must begin with submission of interest submitted to applyclayton.schoolmint.com. View this video to learn more about “how to” navigate the website.