VIRTUAL Enrollment for Universal PreK Program is NOW OPEN!
Options for enrollment:
**Universal Pre-K (serving four years old and children 3 years old with IEPs), or
**Three Year Old Program (serving children 3 years old without IEPs) in Head Start funded classrooms only.
In order to be eligible for the McDowell County Universal Pre-K Program, the child must be 4 years old by June 30th, 2020.
Those children, who will not be 4 years of old by June 30th, 2020 may make application for the three year old program.
Any three year old child with an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) is eligible for Universal Pre-K.
Here is the link to register your child online: https://www.childplus.net/…/3784D9207FB23D42101CE88E5E5048E2
Important Changes Due to COVID-19:
The child must have an original official birth certificate from the Division of Vital Statistics Bureau in the state which he/she was born.The certificate may not be a copy or a certificate issued by the hospital.Due to COVID-19, the certificate will be required to be submitted before the start of the school year at a later date.
Health Check Program Preventive Health Check form verified by a physician. (All WV physicians have the form. The form must be completed in its entirety Please make sure the screenings for vision, hearing, and dentals are completed.) Due to COVID-19, the form will be required to be submitted before the start of the school year at a later date.
Oral Health Examination completed and signed/dated by a dentist prior to the first day of attendance or within the first 45 days. Due to COVID-19, the form will be required to be submitted before the start of the school year at a later date.
A complete enrollment application online will now be collected. When safety restrictions are lifted, you will be contacted by phone to set up an appointment to bring your child in for a wellness check with the school nurse. It is at this time that you will be required to submit your required documentation before your child can start the school year.
Children are rostered to classrooms according to a prescribed priority listing identified and approved through the County CORE Team.
If you have any questions, please contact our single point of entry call Kathy Strong, Family Services Manager at 304-656-7076.