About Pre-K in Athens City Schools

  • Pre K Registration

    Pre-K Registration Dates for the 2020-2021 School Year:

    First Class Pre-K Registration is January 15 - March 24, 2020.

    Eagles Nest Registration is January 31 - March 13, 2020.


    Starting strong.  Preparing children for success begins early. Athens City Schools offers two Pre-K programs. Programs are housed at Athens Elementary School and Julian Newman 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 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. Learn more about First Class Pre-K now.

    Eagles Nest The second option is the Eagles Nest, an inclusive program that incorporates a mixture of exceptional needs students in a classroom with their traditional peers. The Eagles Nest is located at Athens Elementary. Learn more about the Eagles Nest now.

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