FREE Georgia Pre-K Programs
Ensure your child is prepared for school with this free program!
Want to ensure your child is ready for Kindergarten? Attend one of our free, state-funded Pre-K programs!
All Sunshine House schools in Georgia offer free Georgia Pre-K classes on a first come basis.
We are one of the largest Georgia Pre-K provider in the state. This means we meet or exceed strict standards for Pre-K program components, curriculum and assessments, and teacher credentials. We've also been parent-trusted for more than 45 years! We've been providing early care and education for families across the country since 1975. We invite you to join our family!
School readiness is important -- and helps set your child up for a lifetime of academic success. Take advantage if this free program today.
Registration is on a first-come basis. Get started today!
Georgia Pre-K Overview
The overall goal of the Georgia Pre-Kindergarten program is school readiness.
Georgia Pre-K emphasizes the following:
- Active learning
- Consistent daily routines
- Positive behavioral management
- Assessment strategies
The curriculum includes language and literacy, math concepts, science, social studies, arts, physical development, and social and emotional competence.
Pre-K Program Length & School Year
Georgia Pre-K provides a full 6.5-hour instructional day, 5 days a week, 180 days a year. Extended day services (before- and after-school care) are also available.
Demand often exceeds our available classroom space, so we encourage families to enroll early to secure their slot.
Eligibility / Registration Requirements
Georgia’s Pre-K Program is free to all four-year-old children, regardless of parental income. Children must be 4 years of age on or before September 1 of the upcoming or current school year, and a resident of Georgia.
The following is required by the State of Georgia to register your child for this program. Please bring these forms with you for registration:
- Child’s Social Security Card
- Child’s proof of age (birth certificate, passport, hospital record of live birth, green card, pink card or Federal I-94 card)
- Proof of Georgia residency (utility bill, rental / mortgage agreement or letter from employer)
- Completed Bright from the Start enrollment form
Forms required before school begins:
- Immunizations (DHR Form 3231)
- Hearing, vision and dental examination certificates (DHR Form 3300)
To learn more, visit: www.decal.ga.gov/Prek/
How to Enroll
Pre-K classes are filled on a first-come basis. Call or email us to reserve your spot today!