Bright Beginnings Pre-K serves 3,240 eligible four-year-old students in 53 Charlotte Mecklenburg elementary schools. Eligibility for participation in the Bright Beginnings program is determined through a screening process, which includes the administration of the Brigance Early Childhood Screening, parent interview and an observation by the person who screens the child. Children who demonstrate the greatest need are placed first. The placement process continues until all spaces are filled.
NC Pre-K serves an additional 1,482 children in 31 high quality community based child-care centers. Eligibilty for NC Pre-K is based on family size, gross income, and/or other qualifying indicators.
To apply, your child must be age 4 on or before August 31 and live in Mecklenburg county. You may schedule a screening appointment by calling 980-343-5950 or by clicking on the link below :
Para aplicar, su hijo debe tener 4 años de edad antes del 31 de agosto y vivir en el condado de Mecklenburg. Puede programar una cita de evaluación llamando al 980-343-5950 o haciendo clic en el enlace: