Eligibility/Enrollment

Enrollment 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.

Registration

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.

Vermilion Conference Center
326 Gauthier Road
Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone: 337-521-7162

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 3:00pm

Documentation Needed

Online registration
Original Birth Certificate
Original Social Security Card
LA Universal Certificate of Immunizations with expiration date
Parent(s) Proof of Residency - current gas, water or electric bill
Parent(s) Proof of Income - 2 current check stubs, Food Stamp Printout, Social Security/Disability, etc.

Capacity

Seats are limited, up to 1,158

School Zones:

Placement is determined by school zones and availability.

Look up your school zone now by clicking here and entering your address.

Alice Boucher Elementary (Overflows to Truman Early Childhood Education Center)

Broadmoor Elementary (Overflows to Truman Early Childhood Education Center)

Carencro Heights Elementary (Overflows to Truman Early Childhood Education Center)

Charles Burke Elementary (Overflows to Truman Early Childhood Education Center)

Duson Elementary (Overflows to Truman Early Childhood Education Center)

Ernest Gallet Elementary

Evangeline Elementary (Overflows to Truman Early Childhood Education Center)

Green T. Lindon Elementary

J.W. Faulk Elementary (Overflows to Truman Early Childhood Education Center)

Katharine Drexel Elementary

Milton Elementary (Overflows to Truman Early Childhood Education Center)

Ridge Elementary (Overflows to Truman Early Childhood Education Center)

S. J. Montgomery Elementary (Overflows to Truman Early Childhood Education Center)

Live Oak Elementary (Truman Early Childhood Education Center services this school zones)

Ossun Elementary (Truman Early Childhood Education Center services this school zones)

Cpl. M. Middlebrook Elementary (Truman Early Childhood Education Center services this school zones)

Prairie Elementary (Truman Early Childhood Education Center services this school zones)

Westside Elementary (Truman Early Childhood Education Center services this school zones)

Woodvale Elementary (Truman Early Childhood Education Center services this school zones)

Fees

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.

Child Care Resource & Referral

Questions about Child Care Options? Click here for more information.