Alabama’s Voluntary Pre-K Program at the YMCA Youth Center is preparing for another exciting school year. Alabama’s state-funded First Class Pre-K program has been awarded the highest quality rating by the National Institute for Early Education Research for the past eight years, and is now being offered at the YMCA Youth Center in Downtown Birmingham. The only requirement to enroll in this program is that the child must be 4 years old as of September 2, 2020.
First Class: Alabama’s Voluntary Pre-K is part of the Office of School Readiness. First Class Pre-K provides effective high-quality early childhood experiences that prepare Alabama’s children for school success and lifelong learning.
School readiness means a child enters school with:
Acceptance to the Program
Acceptance is strictly through a random drawing to be held on March 15 at 2 p.m. at the YMCA Youth Center. Parent/Guardian does not have to be present at drawing.
To apply click the button below, complete the Pre-Registration Form and submit a birth certificate and proof of residence.
Visit www.children.alabama.gov or click the button below and see Pre-Registration Info under First Class Pre-K.
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