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Montgomery Public Schools Pre-K

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Montgomery Public Schools Pre-Kindergarten Program Information

MONTGOMERY PUBLIC SCHOOLS' FIRST CLASS PRE-K REGISTRATION
FOR THE 2021-2022 ACADEMIC SCHOOL YEAR  
ENDED FEBRUARY 28, 2021


Pre-K General Information Pre-K Registration Guide

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Mission

Montgomery Public Schools’ First Class Pre-K Program is committed to providing a safe and caring, developmentally appropriate environment for preschool children. Our goal is to provide high-quality educational experiences which promote the maximum development of each child’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive abilities.

Purpose 

To provide high-quality, developmentally appropriate activities that increase school readiness in a safe and nurturing environment.

Vision 

To foster a partnership with families and the community that enhance the abilities and skills of the whole child in becoming a lifelong learner.

Belief 

High-quality Pre-K experiences provide children with the foundation for on-going learning, and support children and families to become responsible citizens as they develop lifelong skills.

Goals  Goals of high-quality Pre-K experiences include: enhancing skills in personal and social development, language and literacy, mathematical thinking, scientific thinking, social-emotional development, technology skills, creative arts, and physical development; and developing a professional learning community that includes parents, teachers, principals, MPS departments, and community organizations.
Through strong partnerships with Federal Programs, the Offices of School Readiness, Head Start, and the Family Guidance Center, Montgomery Public Schools offers a dynamic, high quality Pre-K experience that increase children's school readiness. High quality Pre-K experiences enhance a child's personal and social development, language and literacy skills, mathematical thinking, scientific thinking, social-emotional development, technology skills, creative arts and physical development.

  

MONTGOMERY PUBLIC SCHOOLS PRE-K APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR

Once you have read the description of the First Class Pre-K Program, if the program matches your child’s needs, complete the online application by clicking on the link above, or go directly to https://alprek.asapconnected.com.

- Parents can complete the online pre-registration application on any device (computer, iPad/tablet, cell phone) that has internet access.  You will receive an email confirming your child’s pre-registration. - Applications must be filled out completely. If you are unable to upload the required documents, please submit your required documents to the McKee Pre-K Office prior to February 28, 2021. - All applications received after February 28, 2021 will not be considered for immediate selection. However, those students will go on a waiting list. - All applicants must be four (4) years old on or before September 1, 2021. - There is NO Registration Fee for this program. No child will be denied participation on the basis of income, sex, race, color, national origin, or disability. - REQUIRED ITEMS TO REGISTER: A copy of your child's birth certificate and two (2) proofs of residence, for example, a current utility bill (water, gas, or electric) and/or a copy of a lease or mortgage. Social Security Card is optional, however it can be helpful in completing the registration process. Documents for students accepted into Pintlala’s Pre-K Program can be submitted to that school’s Office.
- All students that are randomly selected to participate in the Montgomery Public Schools’ First Class Pre-K Program will be required to have a current Alabama Blue Immunization Certificate (current shot record).
- Applicants should live within the school zone for which they are applying. - McKee Pre-K Center does not have zone requirements. Applicants can live anywhere in the MPS school district and apply for the McKee Center. - Select applicants will be scheduled for a Pre-K Screening. Pre-K Screenings will be scheduled March 1st – March 5th, 2021.  This screening is a Federal requirement and has no impact on your child’s acceptance into the Pre-K program.  PROGRAM HOURS: 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  ALL students must be picked up by 2:45 p.m. PROGRAM ACCEPTANCE - Acceptance and Waiting List emails will be sent to parents on March 15, 2021. - Parents should respond to the email by April 2, 2021 to complete registration.
- Children who are not immediately selected will remain in the applicant pool until space becomes available. We will continue to accept applications after the deadline. Children will be selected from the Waiting List if a space becomes available in a class. Montgomery Public Schools Pre-K sites:

Brewbaker Primary, Dannelly, Halcyon, Highland Avenue, Highland Gardens, King (MLK), McKee Pre-K Center, Pintlala, Southlawn, and Wares Ferry.

 

NOTE:  PLEASE CONTACT YOUR ZONED SCHOOL FOR ASSISTANCE WITH THE APPLICATIONS PROCESS.

Contact Us 

We are excited about the opportunity to positively impact the lives of children through the provision of high-quality Pre-K experiences.  If you have any questions or desire additional information, please contact us.

McKee Pre- K Center
4015 McInnis Road
Montgomery, AL 36116
334-223-6801 or 334-284-7266 Fax