nts must be 4 by Sept. 1, 2020 to attend Pre-K in August of 2020.
Sibling (If you have ever had a child here before)
Legacy (If you attended Downs Preschool as a child)
OCPS Special Needs (Eligibility determined during Spring IEP)
OCSS Employees (Please bring school ID card)
January 7 - 31, 2020
Monday thru Friday
9:00am - 1:00pm or 3:00 - 5:00pm
February 8, 2020
9:00am - 11:00am
Starting Monday February 12, 2020 and will continue until all slots are filled.
Monday thru Friday
9:00am - 1:00pm or 3:00 -5:00pm
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION to REGISTER
Completed Registration forms
Copy of Child's Birth Certificate
Georgia Proof of Residency (copy of utility bill)
Bring the following documents to OPEN HOUSE
Current Immunization Form (3231)
Health Screening Form (3300)
The registration form for 2020-2021 is attached below. Please print the document, fill out each form completely and bring along with required documents the day you come in to register your child. Do not leave anything blank.
(child does not need to be present to register)
Monday August 3, 2020 (Tentative)
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
Wednesday August 5, 2020
Sunday August 2, 2020
Location: North Oconee High School (Fine Arts Auditorium)
Monday August 3, 2020
Location: 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.
2020 - 2021 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 -3 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
7:57am - 2:30pm Pre-K day
2:30pm - 3:00pm Afternoon car rider pick up
2019-2020 AND 2020 - 2021 Rates
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 $65 per child / per week.
Early drop off only is $4 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 $70 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.