About the NC Pre-K Program
Quality preschool opportunities benefit communities by decreasing retention and dropouts, and by improving overall student achievement.
4 years old by August 31, 2023.
A resident of Dare County.
Eligibility is determined by parent's income level and other risk factors.
Official pre-K registration will open April 17, 2023.
Pre-K Applications Open for 2023-2024
Download the Pre-K Application
Please complete and return the application with all required documents to Dare County Schools Central Office or any elementary school in Dare County by May 26, 2023. All documents are required and must be attached in order for your child’s application to be processed. Due to confidentiality concerns, applications will not be accepted electronically. Please do not send photos of documents.
Dare County Schools
Post Office Box 1508
Nags Head, North Carolina 27959
A developmental screening will be conducted as part of the application process. This will occur during the week of June 1st, 2023. You will be contacted to schedule an appointment.
For additional information, or to schedule an appointment for help in filling out this application please call Dare County Schools Central Office at: 252-480-8888 ext. 1954.