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2021-2022 Pre-Kindergarten Registration Begins March 1, 2021

Cumberland County Schools’ Pre-Kindergarten Center will begin accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year March 1, 2021, through Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Applications must be received or postmarked by March 31, 2021. Application is for children residing in Cumberland County, not on Fort Bragg who will be 4 years of age on or before August 31, 2021.  Only parents or court-appointed guardians may register a child. The court-appointed guardian must provide court-order custody papers or Department of Social Services custody papers.  The federally funded Title I Pre-k is a no-cost program. Cumberland County Schools does not offer wraparound/after-school care for Pre-k children selected in the program.

Download and complete the entire application. The application is not processed if the application is incomplete and/or missing required documents.

Required documents are:
Copy of child’s certified birth certificate
Copy of child’s shot record
Copy of parent/guardian’s current utility bill (water, gas, or electric).  When submitting copies of E-bills, make sure the E- bill indicates the parent/guardian’s name, address, account number, and date. 
Copy of parent/guardian’s valid driver’s license. 
If this applies to you:
Court Order Custody Papers
Department of Social Services Custody Papers
Military Special Power of Attorney and TDY/Deployment Orders 


Submit the fully completed application and all supporting documentation to:    

Pre-Kindergarten Office
1307 Hillsboro Street
Fayetteville, NC  28301

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Applications may be hand-delivered or mailed to the address above. If hand-delivered, the application and all required documentation must be in an envelope with the parent/guardian’s name, address, and contact information is clearly written on the envelope. Place the envelope through the mail slot at the front door of the Hillsboro Street building. 

Pre-Kindergarten Application for 2021-2022


Next Step:

An electronic screening assessment will be emailed to the parent or guardian only for applications with all supporting documentation received in full. The parent/guardian is to complete the electronic screening assessment and submit it. The screening does not require an upload of any information. 

 Pre-Kindergarten Locations 2021-2022