DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, NO MORE THAN 10 CHILDREN PER GROUP ARE ENROLLED FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2020-2021.
The EOEL Public Prekindergarten Program Flyer and Application Packet (Application is fillable) are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF), which require a PDF reader such as Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing and printing.
Executive Office on Early Learning (EOEL)
Public Prekindergarten Program accepting applications for school year 2020-2021
Beginning MARCH 2, 2020
EOEL Public Prekindergarten Program Flyer (School Year 2020-2021)
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Visit your nearest school with an EOEL Public Prekindergarten Program to request an application packet. 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 school where you are applying. You will be notified by mail of your application status. To qualify, families must meet certain eligibility requirements.
Eligibility Requirements for 2020-2021 school year
Children must be age four on or before July 31 of the current school year.
For school year 2020-2021, children born on or between August 1, 2015 – July 31, 2016 are eligible.
See application packet for priority categories that your child may be eligible for which may include the income levels below:
*300% of Federal Poverty Guidelines for Hawaii as of January 2020
Enrollment for school year 2020-2021
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. Until May 29, 2020 JUNE 30, 2020, priority is given to students who live in the geographic area of the school. Once spaces are filled, remaining eligible applicants will be placed on a waitlist.
Due to COVID-19, priority deadline extended from May 29, 2020 to JUNE 30, 2020.