Students must be 4 by Sept. 1, 2019 to attend Pre-K in August of 2019.
Please download the attached registration forms and fill out completely.
If you need to leave something blank please mark NONE or N/A.
Early Registration (Siblings of students who have attended Downs, OCSS employees, OCSS Special Needs Preschool)
January 7 - January 31, 2019 Monday - Friday between the hours of 9am-1pm or 3pm-5pm only please.
Saturday February 2, 2019 from 9am -11am
Beginning Monday February 4, 2019 we will have ongoing registration Monday - Friday between the hours of 9am-1pm or 3pm-5pm only.
You will need to bring the following documents to complete registration:
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)
A waiting list will be established if needed.
Monday August 5, 2019
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 7, 2019
Sunday August 4, 2019 at North Oconee High School Auditorium 3pm to 5pm
Monday August 5, 2019 at Downs Preschool lunchroom 6pm to 8pm
Tuesday August 6, 2019 at Downs Preschool lunchroom 6pm to 8pm
(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.
2019-2020 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 Rates (please make note of new 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.