DOE-EOEL Prekindergarten Program

Executive Office on Early Learning accepting Prekindergarten 2016-2017 applications


Download flyer for additional information.

Download Application Packet.

Visit your nearest school with a Prekindergarten Program to request an application.  A listing of schools is found on the flyer and in the application packet.  Complete and submit your application along with all required documents to the Prekindergarten Program school where you are applying.  You will be notified by mail of your application status.  To qualify, families must meet eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Children must be age four on or before July 31 of the current school year.
    For school year 2016 -2017, children born August 1, 2011 – July 31, 2012 are eligible.
  2. Families earn 250% or less of the federal poverty guideline.  Information found on flyer and application packet.



Each prekindergarten class is limited to 20 students.  Once eligibility requirements are met, enrollment is based on the order in which schools receive completed applications and all required documents. Priority is given to students who live in the geographic area of the school during the March 1 – April 29 period. Once the spaces are filled, remaining eligible applicants will be placed on a waitlist.



Past Announcements

5/22/14 Press Release: Announcing 18 EOEL-DOE Pre-K Schools

List of the DOE-EOEL schools for the 2014-2015 school year