Waiting List Registration
Students must be 4 by Sept. 1, 2018 to attend Pre-K.
Please download the attached registration forms and fill out completely. If you need to leave something blank please mark NONE or N/A.
The quickest way to get on the waiting list is to complete the forms and email them directly to the director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration forms will be placed in the order they are received.
You will also need to bring the following documents to complete registration but please do NOT send these documents by email. Once we have a spot for your child you can simply bring the forms to Open House before school starts:
1. Copy of child's birth certificate
2. Copy of current immunization record
3. Proof of Georgia residency (copy of utility bill)
4. Health screening form (form 3300 from pediatrician)
Monday July 30, 2018
Drop in from 10am to 12pm
Open House is a time for parents and students to meet their new teachers and see their classroom.
First Day of School is Wednesday August 1st, 2018
3pm Sunday July 29, 2018 at North Oconee High School (auditorium)
6pm Monday July 30, 2018 in Downs Preschool lunchroom
(If at all possible, please attend the session at North Oconee High School as there is plenty of parking and ADULT size chairs to sit in.)
Parent Orientation is for Adults Only (please do not bring children) and is mandatory even if you have had a child at Downs before. Ga. Pre-K has changed over the years and this is a good time to hear about the program and ask questions.
Orientation session usually lasts about 2 hours.
2018-2019 School Supply List
Standard size backpack
Standard size fitted crib sheet and small blanket
1 - 1/2 inch (view) ring binder (agenda)
1 - see-thru three hole pencil pouch (agenda)
1 - 2 inch (view) ring binder (memory book)
50 count clear page protectors (memory book)
1 - Tan colored standard size pillowcase
2 - Clorox/Lysol Wipes
1 - Baby Wipes
1 - Facial Tissue
All Pre-K classes in Oconee County are private. Therefore you do not have to live in the county to attend Pre-K in Oconee. There are currently 16 Pre-K classes in Oconee with 7 classes being at Downs Preschool. Downs Preschool is the only total Pre-k program in the county meaning the youngest children in our school are our four year olds.
Ga. Pre-K is free to all age eligible children. The only fees incurred during the Pre-K day will be for lunch at $4.00 per day. Extra milk is $.50 per day
Rates subject to change.
Breakfast (optional and not part of Pre-K day) is served between 7:30am - 7:55am and costs $1.75 per day
7:30am - 7:55am Morning car rider drop off
8:00am - 2:30pm Pre-K day
2:30pm - 3:00pm Afternoon car rider pick up
We offer the following extended care for our Pre-K students.
7:00am - 7:30am Early Drop Off
3:00pm - 6:00pm After School
The cost for Pre-K extended care is $60 per child / per week.
Early drop off only is $3 per child / per day. Rates subject to change.
We also offer after school pick up at MBES, RBES and Dove Creek
3:00pm - 6:00pm
The cost for K - 5th grade after school care is $65 per week. Rates subject to change.
Drop - In is available for Pre-K students and K - 5th grade students at a rate of $16 per child / per day if space is available.