About Pre-K in Athens City Schools
Starting strong. Preparing children for success begins early. Athens City Schools offers two Pre-K programs, and both are housed at Athens Elementary School. One is the Alabama First Class Pre-K Program and the second is known as the Eagles Nest.
Alabama First Class Pre-K The Alabama First Class Pre-K is a tuition-free program providing effective, high-quality early childhood experiences that prepare children for school success and lifelong learning. First Class Pre-K programs are located at Athens Elementary and Julian Newman Elementary. Students who live anywhere within the Athens City School district may apply.
Eagles Nest The second option is the Eagle's Nest, a tuition-based inclusive program that incorporates a mixture of exceptional needs students in a classroom with their traditional peers. The Ealges Nest is locate at Athens Elementary. Learn more about the Eagles Nest now.