Pre-K Registration Information


    City Schools of Decatur Pre-K Registration Information for 2020-2021


    Registration for “New Families” to College Heights begins on February 3, 2020.  The child must be four (4) years of age on September 1, 2020 to be eligible. Parents/Guardian must complete an online application prior to submitting supporting documents to College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center located at 917 S. McDonough.  If you are in need of assistance to complete the enrollment form online, parents will have access to computers and staff at the City Schools of Decatur, Central Office located at 125 Electric Avenue.


    Step One:  Parents/Guardians first need to complete the CSD online registration form. (If you see a login page, please close the browser and re-attempt link.) 


    Step Two:  Parents/guardians need to bring the following documents to College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center on Monday, Wednesday or Thursdays during the month of February between the hours of 8:30 am-3:00 pm. Documents must be submitted by February 28th no later than 3:00 pm in order to be considered for the Pre-K lottery.


    • Proof of Residency (lease, deed, payment/coupon book, property tax or settlement statement and a current utility bill). If providing a lease the student’s name must be listed as an occupant.
    • Birth Certificate (certified original)
    • Immunization (Form 3231)
    • Vision, Hearing, Dental, and Nutrition (Form 3300)
    • Student’s Social Security Card
    • Picture ID of guardian


    Timeline for Pre-K registration and lottery process…

    Registration: February 3 – 28, 2020 

    Days: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

    Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm for the month of February

    Lottery: Electronic lottery will be conducted March 5, 2020

    Notification: Parent/Guardian of students on the waitlist will notified via a phone call on Thursday, March 5, 2020.


    Parent/Guardian of students who are recipients of a Pre-K slot will receive a letter of confirmation via mail by Monday, March 30, 2020.


    Courtesy Staff: Complete online application and submit documents during the month of March.  Lottery will be conducted on April 3rd and parents will be notified via email of wait list status.