To participate, children must be 4 (four) years of age on or before September 1 of
the school year and must be a resident of Georgia. Five-year-old children who have not
previously attended the Pre-K program and who have late birthdays or
developmental delays that impact their readiness for school may also enroll at the
request of their parents
Proof that a child is age eligible and is a Georgia resident is required to
register for Pre-K. Acceptable proof-of-age includes birth certificate, passport,
hospital record of live birth, green card, pink card or Federal I-94 card.
Acceptable proof-of-residency includes a lease, utility bill or letter
from a shelter or employer.
All children enrolled in Georgia's Pre-K Program must have hearing,
vision, and dental examination certificates (DHR Form 3300) on file within 90
calendar days of program entry.
Form 3300 must be signed by a private practitioner or representative of a
local Department of Health.
Immunizations (DHR Form 3231) must be up-to-date or affidavits must be on
file within 30 calendar days of program entry. Only health departments and
physicians licensed in Georgia can obtain blank immunization certificates (
Form 3231). Take your child's personal immunization
record to a health department or Georgia physician and they can complete
the form and give any required vaccines.