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2020-2021 Pre-K Registration begins February 3, 2020



City Schools of Decatur Pre-K Registration Information



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 need to complete an online registration form by visiting:


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 

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 March 5.

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

Pre-K After School Program

Parents who are new to College Heights and whose child has received a Pre-K slot for the 2020-2021 school year may register for the after school program (ASP) starting March 11th, 2020.  ASP registration will be held at College Heights M - F from 8:30 am - 5 pm at the front desk. A lottery will be held on March 27th @ 12:00 pm in the school library to fill all the available slots. Once notified, parents have 48 hours to accept the spot and submit the $50 registration fee. 


Families currently enrolled in College Heights and Frasier Center Program

Registration packets for both Pre-K and After School Program will be sent home with your child by January 31st.  Please complete the forms and return to school with a $50.00 ASP registration fee (if needed) by 3:00 pm on February 28th in order to secure your child’s Pre-K/ASP slot for next year.