Downs Preschool, Inc.
Downs Preschool, Inc.

We are Quality Rated!

Downs Preschool
3831 Mars Hill Road

Watkinsville, Georgia 30677


Fax: 770-725-1091

 Phone: 770-725-1020
You may also get in touch with us using our contact form.

Admission, Enrollment and Tuition Fees

2017 - 2018 Registration / Wait List Information


We currently have a small waiting list.  To add your child to the waiting list please complete the forms below and email the forms to  You will be placed in order of receipt according to the time stamp on the email.


We will notify you as soon as there is a spot for your child.


The registration / waiting lists are typically very fluid throughout the summer as parents finalize their plans for the fall.  We usually move people from the waiting list all the way into August each year.


Please attatch a copy of your child's birth certificate and a copy of a utility bill with your address on it to show proof of Georgia residency.


Print and complete the attached Pre-K Registration forms and bring them with you to register your child.

2017Student Information Sheet.doc
Microsoft Word document [30.0 KB]
PreK Registration Form.docx
Microsoft Word document [197.8 KB]

Open House 2017 - 2018 School Year

July 31, 2017

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 2, 2017

Parent Orientation 2017 - 2018 School Year

Sunday July 30, 2017      3:00pm-5:00pm     North Oconee High School

Monday July 31, 2017      6:30pm-8:30pm    Downs Preschool Lunchroom

Tuesday August 1, 2017  6:30pm-8:30pm    Downs Preschool Lunchroom


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. 

2017-2018 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


The Application Process

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. 


No Tuition or Applications Fees

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


Before and After School Care

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.

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.

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