Cabarrus County Preschool Programs
Cabarrus Partnership for Children is offering an universal application that allows parents to apply for their child(ren) to attend any of Cabarrus County's free, high-quality preschool programs in 2022-2023.
All information is entered into a single database to determine eligibility for the following programs:
The NC Pre-K Program is a state funded program with classrooms in public and private sites, designed to provide high-quality early education experiences to enhance school readiness for eligible 4 four-year-old children. The NC Pre-K Program Requirements are built on the National Education Goals Panel’s premise that to be successful academically in school, children need to be prepared in all five of the developmental domains that are critical to children’s overall well-being and success in reading and math as they enter school. The Cabarrus Partnership for Children is the contracting agency that operates the NCPK Program in Cabarrus County.
EC Preschool- Kannapolis City Schools- McKnight Child Development Center is dedicated to providing a high-quality preschool experiences for young children with typical and special needs. Enrollment is open to 3, 4 and 5-year-old children. Kannapolis City Schools Preschool Program offers a variety of screening and evaluation services for children 3, 4 and 5 years of age who reside in the school districts. These screenings and evaluations determine if a child needs special education services and/or related services. The focus of these services is to help children with special needs to become successful in a regular early childhood education program.
EC Preschool- Cabarrus County Schools- Exceptional Children’s Preschool Programs provides exceptional children’s services to young children with identified disabilities who reside in Cabarrus County. The district offers screening, evaluation and specialized instruction in a variety of settings and locations throughout the county. The purpose of these services is to promote a child’s success in an educational environment. The offices for Cabarrus County School Exceptional Children’s Preschool program are located at Mary Frances Wall Center, 3801 US Hwy 601 South, Concord NC 28025.
Kannapolis City Schools Head Start/KCS Public School program for children 3, 4 and 5 years of age provide a comprehensive high-quality Early Childhood Education and developmental services to eligible children and their families, including families with low-incomes and children with defined disabilities. Parents and guardians receive case management services and work with staff to develop, plan, and achieve personal, financial, educational, and/or employment goals.