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Pre-K Program Registration

Wilson County Schools is fortunate to have two Pre-Kindergarten options - Title I Pre-K and NC Pre-K. We can't wait to welcome your child into our programs! 



Is your child 4 years old or will they turn 4 before August 31, 2024? If so, they are eligible for the WCS FREE Title I Pre-K Program at Hearne, Lucama or Jones Elementary. At this time, we are accepting applications for the program at Lucama Elementary and will open up the process at the other schools next month. Please contact Brenshonda Batts for more information at 252-399-7779. 

Title I Pre-K Registration Requirements:

  • Certified Birth Certificate
  • 2 Proofs of Residency  (Current Water, Gas, Electric bill, or Lease agreement or Statement from homeowner)
  • Immunization Records
  • If applicable, documentation of chronic health and/or developmental or educational needs and/or IEP. 

To register for Pre-K at Lucama, download and complete the application


The NC Pre-Kindergarten Program is accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year.


  • Children who will be 4 yrs. old on or before August 31, 2024
  • Families whose gross income is at or below 75% of the State median income level
  • Priority will be given to families who meet the following criteria:
    • Children who have limited English proficiency
    • Children who have a parent or guardian serving active duty in the military
    • Children who are not enrolled in a childcare program
    • Children who are not enrolled in a subsidy program

To register, download and complete the application - 2024-2025 NC Pre-K Program Application

For more information, contact one of the following agencies below:

  • Wilson County Partnership for Children
    109 Park Avenue Wilson, NC 27893 Phone: 252-206-4235

  • Hattie Daniels Day Care Center
    1900 Lipscomb Rd. E. Wilson, NC 27894 Phone: 252-291-4694

  • Kid City USA
    1805 Forest Hill Rd. Wilson, NC 27896 Phone: 252-291-7550

  • Jones Elementary School
    4028 NC HWY 42 W. Wilson, NC 27896 Phone: 252-265-4020

  • Hearne Elementary School
    300 NE Gold Street Wilson, NC 27893 Phone: 252-399-7925

  • Childcare Network #331
    3424 Airport Blvd NW Wilson, NC 27896 Phone: 252-291-8459

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