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NC Pre-K Information-Application



Brigance Screening will be held May 18-21, 2020

Lincoln County Schools' Central Services

201 Jeb Seagle Drive Lincolnton, NC 28093


What is Pre-Kindergarten?

Pre-Kindergarten is a fun and exciting learning opportunity for children. They develop many skills that make the transition to kindergarten easier. Pre-Kindergarten classrooms in our community operate at least six and a half hours a day Monday through Friday from early August-May. Pre-Kindergarten classes are located in the Lincoln County School System, Head Start and private child care centers. The program is free for qualifying families. Funding for Pre-Kindergarten classes comes from NC Pre-K, Title I, Head Start, and Exceptional Children program. Each funding source has different eligibility criteria. By submitting an application you will be considered for all possible placements. Space is limited and some children may be placed on a waitlist.


Should I apply?

If one or more of the following guidelines are true for you or your child, you may qualify for FREE

Pre-Kindergarten services:

  • Child must turn four years of age on or before August 31, 2020, to be considered for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year;
  • Child of an eligible military family;
  • Child with an identified disability or developmental/educational need;
  • Child/family with limited English skills;
  • Child living with a foster family, legal guardian, parent or relative.


If you are interested in applying, please return the application and all supporting documents to

Attn: Chrystal Hoyle @ Partnership for Children of Lincoln/Gaston Counties, 120 Roechling Street, Dallas NC 28034. Completing this application does not guarantee participation in the Pre-Kindergarten program.

Application will be considered incomplete until the following information has been received:

 Completed Application

 Proof of Birth (Birth Certificate)

 Proof of Income (1040, W-2, Child Support, Social Security, Retirement, Disability, Unemployment Benefits,       

       Workers Compensation, Public Assistance/Work First Benefits, Military pay or 3 consecutive paystubs).

       Each parent or guardian that is not employed or does not have a regular source of income will be required to complete

       a statement regarding no income (See box on the second page of the application).

 Proof of Residency (current utility bill or rental agreement)

 Child’s Immunization Record (Shot Record)

 Individualized Education Plan (IEP) if applicable

 Health Assessment including dental, vision and hearing completed by a physician within 30 days of enrollment in classroom


 Partnership for Children Lincoln/Gaston Counties

120 Roechling Street

Phone: 704 922-0900

Fax:  704 922-0996


Lincoln County Pre-K Sites


2020-2021 Pre-K/Title I Application