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Prekindergarten

STEPS TO APPLY FOR PRE-K

  • Create an account/login to (link coming soon).
  • Complete online Network Application for Pre-K child
  • Print completed application
  • Bring to the location in the chart below the following items:
    • COMPLETED PRINTED ONLINE APPLICATION
    • PROOF OF INCOME
    • PROOF OF DOMICILE ADDRESS
    • CHILD'S BIRTH CERTIFICATE
    • CHILD'S SOCIAL SECURITY CARD
    • CHILD'S CURRENT IMMUNIZATION (SHOT) RECORD
FEBRUARY 6, 7, & 8, 2018 MARCH 6, 7, & 8, 2018 AFTER MARCH 8, 2018
(INCOME QUALIFYING FAMILIES) (OVER INCOME FAMILIES) (ALL FAMILIES)
REPORT TO: 
WEST PARK ANNEX
7573 WEST PARK AVE. (HOUMA)
REPORT TO: 
WEST PARK ANNEX
7573 WEST PARK AVE. (HOUMA)

EITHER DOMICILE SCHOOL OR

WEST PARK ANNEX

8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. 8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

DOMICILE SCHOOL HOURS

 

* SEE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION!

Registration Information

Prekindergarten Application Process Frequently Asked Questions

(Click on the Question for the Answer)

 

 

1.  When and where does a parent/legal guardian APPLY for prekindergarten for next school year?

 

2.  What are the Income Guidelines?

 

3.  What does a parent need to apply?

 

4.  What is considered proof of domicile?

 

5.  What is considered proof of income?

 

6.  Can I request special permission for a child in prekindergarten?

 

7.  Will all students that apply be accepted into a class?

 

8.  What is the criterion for acceptance?  Is it first come, first serve?

 

9.  Does the program accept ‘provisional custody’ as proof of custody and/or proof of domicile?

 

10.  My child is CURRENTLY attends the Early Childhood Special Ed. Class at school and/or is receiving speech/OT/PT services at school. Do I have to apply?

 

 

 

Answers

 

1.    When and where does a parent/legal guardian APPLY for prekindergarten for next school year?

 


 

2.  What are the Income Guidelines?

 


 

 

3.    What does a parent need to apply?


•    Proof of Income/SNAP Case Benefits (See Question/Answer # 5.)
•    Child’s birth certificate
•    Child’s Social Security Card
•    Child's current immunization (shot) record
•    Proof of domicile (street) address
(See Question/Answer # 4.)

 

 

4.    What is considered proof of domicile?


•    Current utility bill or current utility deposit receipt including electronic copies of
      current utility statements (electric,  water or gas only)

•    Rent receipt or lease agreement (apartment or home) with accompanying 
      current utility bill (electric, water or gas only).  If it is an apartment, the individual(s)
      must be included on the lease.

•    Purchase agreement with accompanying current utility bill (electric, water or gas only)

•    Notarized affidavit of domicile address with affiant’s current utility bill
      (electric, water or gas only).  If it is an apartment, the individual(s) must be
       included on the lease.

 

 Proof of domicile must show the current address and the parent/guardian’s name.

 

5.    What is considered proof of income?


•    Two current consecutive check stubs for each parent, caregiver, affiant (the person you live with) in the household,  (if the affiant does not support you financially, in lieu of affiant's proof of income, you must complete FORM B, OR
•    SNAP/Food Stamp CASE Benefits, OR
•   If you are not a full-time employee, have your employer complete FORM C, OR
•    Unemployment Benefits, OR
•    Monetary Determination letter from the Workforce Commission, OR
•    Statement from the Social Security Administration verifying that the child listed on the application is a recipient of SSI benefits,  which must be accompanied by two current check stubs, OR
•    Current foster care placement agreement from DCFS, OR
•    Parent(s) who are unemployed must submit FORM A and income documentation from support source

    

6.    Can I request special permission for a child in prekindergarten?


According to the funding guidance for the program, children may only attend the school in the area in which the custodial parent resides. There is no special permission in Pre-Kindergarten.

 

7.    Will all students that apply be accepted into a class?


According to funding guidelines, each class can have a maximum of 20 students.  All applications will be reviewed by district staff for ELIGIBILITY, and parents will be notified accordingly of acceptance.

 

8.    What is the criterion for acceptance?  Is it first come, first serve?


Acceptance into a prekindergarten class will NOT be on a first come, first serve basis.  First consideration goes to those who qualify according to the Income Guideline (Answer # 2). 

 

9.    Does the program accept ‘provisional custody’ as proof of custody and/or proof of domicile?


The program does NOT recognize provisional custody for the acceptance process.

 

10.    My child is CURRENTLY attends the Early Childhood Special Ed. Class at school and/or is receiving speech/OT/PT services at school. Do I have to apply?


YES. In order to be considered for prekindergarten next year, an application MUST be completed.