• By Mercedes Parham
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020

District 2020-21 Pre-K application and Kindergarten registration windows opening


Muscogee County School District

2960 Macon Road Columbus, GA 31906

For Immediate Release
Mercedes Parham
Director of Communications and Open Records Officer
Office: (706) 748-2034
Fax: (706) 748-2036

Columbus, GA—The Muscogee County School District encourages parents/legal guardians preparing for early learning success to apply for the District’s Pre-K program online and register early for Kindergarten. The Pre-K application will be available online and at select locations, March 2-20, 2020. Kindergarten registration will occur March 9-27, 2020 at each student’s assigned school or the Public Education Center.

Pre-K Application and Enrollment

Students who are four years of age, on or before September 1, 2020, and residents of Muscogee County are eligible for Pre-K enrollment. Online applications will open March 2, 2020 on the District’s website: https://apps.muscogee.k12.ga.us/prek.

Parents can also access the application at the District’s Public Education Center or the following Pre-K centers:

  • Brewer Elementary
  • Clubview Elementary
  • Dawson Elementary
  • Dorothy Height Elementary
  • Double Churches Elementary
  • Downtown Magnet Academy
  • Eagle Ridge Academy
  • Forrest Road Elementary
  • Fox Elementary
  • Lonnie Jackson Academy
  • Mathews Elementary
  • Midland Academy
  • Rigdon Road Elementary
  • River Road Elementary
  • South Columbus Elementary
  • Wesley Heights Elementary
Submission of the application does not guarantee a seat in the Pre-K program. Acceptance in to the program is based on available funding and space.

All applications submitted by March 20, 2020 will be entered into a lottery drawing with equal chances of random selection for a Pre-K seat, regardless of the application date. Each parent/legal guardian will receive an email notification on March 27, 2020 detailing his/her application status. Students who are not selected during the lottery process will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information about the Pre-K application and enrollment processes, contact:

Aubrey Cobb, Cobb.Aubrey.V@muscogee.k12.ga.us, 706-748-2118.

Kindergarten Registration and Enrollment

Students who are five years of age on or before September 1, 2020 are eligible for Kindergarten registration. Parents can enroll students on site at his/her students’ neighborhood school or the Public Education Center, March 9-27, 2020. To register, parents/legal guardians should bring:

  1. His/her state-issued photo I.D. (e.g. Driver’s License, Passport, Military I.D.)
  2. Two proofs of residency:
    1. lease and/or mortgage
    2. current utility bill
  3. Each student’s birth certificate
  4. Each student’s social security card
For more information about the Kindergarten registration and enrollment process, contact:

Central Registration, centralregistration@muscogee.k12.ga.us, 706-748-2000.