New Hanover County Schools




Preschool Application Information

Full Day, Free Tuition and Quality certified teachers with low class-size ratios
Why You Should Choose NHCS for PreK
We offer:
  • Full Day of High-quality preschool instruction to get your child kindergarten ready
  • Free Tuition with healthy meals and snacks provdied
  • Quality Certified teachers
  • Low Class size ratios

To apply for Preschool, apply online using the application link at the bottom of the page or call 910-254-4173 to schedule and appointment.

Preschool Application Information

Parents/families are encouraged to apply if:
  • Your child is 3 or 4 on or before August 31st, 2024.
  • Any child with disability or undergoing an IEP evaluation through New Hanover County Schools.
  • If you need transportation you will need to go to the PreK program in your district.

Preschool applications are accepted all year long and children may be selected at any time throughout the school year as long as he/she is on the waitlist. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact the Early Childhood Education Department at 910-254-4173.