New Hanover County Schools




Pre-K Application Forms

If you have a child who will be 3 or 4 years old by August 31, 2020, consider applying for our program!

We welcome families of children of all abilities to apply. 

Application Flyer 2020-2021

How to complete an application for the the 2020-2021 school year

  • Option 1→ If you are prepared to complete the online application click the button!
    • Using a phone will allow you to submit all the of the required documentation by taking a photo & uploading. 

    • The application must be completed in one sitting. 

Preschool Online Application 

  • Option 2 → If you have a paper copy of the application along with the supporting documents, then that can be emailed to


  • Option 3→ If submitting the application electronically does not work, an ECE team member will glady complete the application over the phone!


E Notary                                                            Order Birth Certificate Online 


We encourage all families living in New Hanover County who have a 3 or 4 year old as of August 31st to apply for the program.

Please note with school readiness and preparing for Kindergarten, priority is given to children  who are 4 years old as of August 31 of the current year.