Early Admission Waiver to Pre-k

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    Children who turn four between September 2 and October 15 and are low-income, are homeless or receive special education services can apply to attend City Schools pre-k by following the steps below.
    The window to apply for early admission for the 2018-19 school year is between August 1 and 15. 

    Early admission process for neighborhood schools 

    1. Fill out the registration form and paperwork required for all incoming pre-k students
    2. Complete the Parent Checklist for Early Admission to Pre-kword
    3. Bring documents in person to City Schools' district office, Early Learning Programs, Room 308, 200 E. North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202
    4. Early learning staff will review the documentation with the parents/guardians and have them sign a statement indicating they understand their child will not be automatically eligible for the following year  
    5. After verifying the child's eligibility, staff will give the parents/guardians a Pre-k Early Admission Eligibility Form to take to their neighborhood school