What Is Pre-K
First Class: Alabama's Voluntary Pre-K is part of the Office of School Readiness within our department. First Class provides effective, high quality early childhood experiences that prepare Alabama's children for school success and lifelong learnin
An enthusiasm for learning,
An ability to function in a social setting,
Age-appropriate communication and problem solving skills,
Age-appropriate physical and emotional skills, and
Why High-Quality Pre-Kindergarten?
Numerous studies have shown that students who have participated in high-quality
Are less likely to repeat a grade, require remedial education, or be placed in special
Score higher on achievement tests,
Are more likely to graduate from high-school and go on to college
Get higher paying salaries as adults, and
Are more likely to stay out of prison and off welfare.
Now Taking Applications for the 2014-2015 School Year
What you need to bring.
Current Immunization Records "Blue Card"
Proof of Income (Previous Month)
Social Security Cards of all Household Members
Two Forms of Identification Showing Proof of Address
Child/Children's medical insurance card(s)(Proof of Health Insurance)
- Note: Your child must turn 3 on or before September 2nd for Head Start.
- Note: If applying for Pre-K your child must turn 4 before September 1st.
We also accept children with severe disabilities (please provide current IEP)
For more information and/or applications please contact: Community Action Agency- Kathy Myers- (251)626-2649 ext. 299 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Central Office contact information is listed below. See our Out Reach Office or Head Start Center pages for their contact information.