About Pre-K in Athens City Schools
Pre-K registration dates for the 2021-2022 school year will be posted in early spring.
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.