NC Pre-K is a high-quality, state-funded, pre-kindergarten program designed to provide 4-year-old children with a valuable educational experience which prepares them for success in kindergarten and beyond.

NC Pre-K Program 

  • Children must be age 4 on or before August 31 of program service year.
  • Applications accepted at any NC Pre-K site location or the Partnership for Children of Cumberland County
    • Program eligibility is based upon a number of factors including income
    • Enrollment at your site of choice is not guaranteed and based upon availability of space
  • Children are required to have a health assessment including dental and vision with in 30 days of enroll in the program
  • Developmental screening will be provided to identify any special needs and monitor growth in the program

This part-day program, which operates on the public school calendar, is available in a number of different locations across the community including Private Child Care Facilities, Public School Settings and Head Start Sites .

2018-2019 NC Pre -K Flyer

Now offering one-on-one application assistance. 

Click here to Sign up today! 


Meet the NC Pre-K Team

Ar-Nita Davis
NC Pre-K Coordinator

Ming Jones
NC Pre-K Data Specialist

James Fitzgerald
NC Pre-K Specialist

Nicole Miller
Early Education Administrative Specialist


2017-2018 NC Pre-K Site Locations


NC Pre-K Applications

2017-2018 NC Pre-K Applications for Cumberland County were available beginning January 2017. Children eligible for the Pre-K program in 2017-2018 must have turned 4 years old on or before August 31st, 2017.

Current School Year

2018-2019 NC Pre-K Applications for Cumberland County are now available!  Click on the link below to download and print the application.  Children eligible for the NC Pre-K program in 2018-19 must be 4 years old on or before August 31st, 2018.

Next School Year


NC Pre-K Forms


NC Pre-K Transfer Process


Additional Resources 


For more information, call:
(910) 826-6444