The Lafayette Parish School System Pre-Kindergarten Program is offered to a limited number of children in Lafayette Parish. Funding is provided through the LA4, 8(g), Title 1, and Preschool Expansion grants. Students qualify based on grant guidelines and the remaining spots are offered to students with a tuition fee. Children registering for Pre-K must be four on or before September 30th and reside in Lafayette Parish.
Eligibility/EnrollmentEnrollment begins here with the online application for Lafayette Parish residents who are 4 years old on or before September 30th.
Once enrollment opens, it continues for the remainder of the school year.
After enrollment, a detailed email and/or letter will be sent to you to register. All registration for Lafayette Parish Pre-K takes place at the Vermilion Conference Center. All information must be accurate and verifiable. If a student is selected for admission based on application information that is later determined to be false, the student may lose his admission into the program.
Please review the Requirements & Policies.
Slots are limited, up to 1,158
Placement is determined by school zones and availability.
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Funded by LA4, 8G, Title 1 and Preschool Expansion grants, this program provides daily education to four year olds in Lafayette Parish which follows the school system calendar. The grants first service children from at-risk families on a per child basis. Any remaining seats that are available are offered to other families with a tuition fee of $375 per month for 10 months.
Services for Children with Special Needs
An educational evaluation is offered for children ages 3 through 5 years not enrolled in Kindergarten who may have special needs. Children are serviced in homes, early learning centers and in the school system. Contact Early Childhood Special Education for more information: 337-521-7135.
HOW TO APPLY
For a specific program, click on that site for contact information.