2017-2018 Pre-Kindergarten Lottery

March 29, 2017
8 am – 1 pm Registration
1:15 pm Lottery


The application process is open to all age eligible 4-year olds who live in DeKalb County.

Parents should participate in the lottery at the school that will serve their home address for the 2017-2018 school year. Please visit the DeKalb County School District website at www.dekalb.k12.ga.us to determine which school should receive your application.

Parents/guardians must provide complete documentation to apply:

  • Child’s Original Certified Birth Certificate:

Proof that the child will be 4 years of age on or before September 1, 2017.

  • Parent’s Photo Identification
  • Your Child’s Social Security Number
  • Proof of Residency: Current Month’s Gas, Water, or Electric Bill and/or a copy of Lease Agreement. A Residence Affidavit must be provided if current bills are in someone else’s name.

NOTE: A student is only eligible to participate in the lottery at the home school that serves the student’s address for the 2017-2018 school year. Submitting applications at multiple sites will result in your child’s withdrawal from the program.

Lottery registration will be open between the hours of 8 am and 1 pm. The application process will close at 1pm. A lottery drawing will begin at 1:15 pm. The Pre-Kindergarten class will be filled for the 2017-2018 school year from the applications pulled during the lottery. All other applications will be placed in the waiting pool and processed as spaces become available throughout the school year.

Participation in DeKalb County School District’s Pre-K Program for 2017-2018 is contingent upon receipt of adequate state funding.

Pre-K Main Extension: 678-676-0379

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