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Pre-Kindergarten Registration

Pre-K Application Process

If you or someone you know has a child who will be 4 years of age on or before September 1,

2019 and live in one of the school zones listed below; they may qualify for the free Pre-

Kindergarten Program offered by the Rankin County School District.

  • McLaurin Elementary
  • Pelahatchie Elementary
  • Pisgah Elementary
  • Puckett Elementary
  • Richland Elementary School

Applications will be available at these schools on February 1, 2019 and are due back by March 8, 2019.

To Qualify

  • Child must be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2019
  • Child and family must live in the School Zone
  • Child must be completely potty trained upon submission of application

Submitting an application does not guarantee acceptance into a Pre-K classroom. A student waiting list is maintained for those who are not a part of the original class make-up.

Required Documents

Items needed for a completed Pre-Kindergarten application packet

  • State Certified Birth Certificate (MUST BE THE ORIGINAL)
  • Certificate of Immunization Compliance Form 121
  • Child’s Social Security Card
  • Group I Proof of Residency: Homestead exemption, lease, mortgage OR property deed with current address on it.
  • Group II Proof of Residency: Current utility bill dated within 30 days of enrollment. (Acceptable Bills include Electricity, gas, landline telephone, cable TV, satellite TV, and water bill).

Note: if an item is not provided, the Pre-K application process is considered incomplete and cannot be considered for the Pre-K class in the Rankin County School District.


Friday, March 8, 2019. Any applications received after this due date may not be accepted