Thanks for your interest in enrolling your student in one of the state's pre-kindergarten classes. Due to demand, students must be selected for enrollment through a state-supervised lottery.

What you need to know

To be eligible for enrollment, you child must turn 4 years of age by September 1 and live in the community in which their pre-k program is located. A copy of the child's birth certificate and proof of residency will be required upon enrollment.

What happens next?

Applications to the statewide lottery are accepted through 07/02. This application can only be completed using the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox. You will know your application has been successfully submitted when you arrive on a submission confirmation page. If you provide an e-mail address, you will also receive an e-mail conformation. The lottery will run following General Assembly passage of the state budget. All applicants will be notified by email about their selection status (i.e. selected or waitlisted). Family total income must be verified to match what is reported in this application in order for child enrollment to be completed.

Once you have successfully submitted your application you will receive an email confirmation. Please retain this email and confirmation number for your records. If you do not receive an email confirmation your application has not been submitted to the Pre-K lottery. If you need assistance completing the lottery application please contact Lisa Nugent

For further assistance, email RIDE or call Lisa at 401-222-8184.