Accepting All Applications for 2021-2022 Enrollment for PRE-K 3 and 4
Welcome to IDEAL's Pre-K Program. You have just taken the first step towards enrolling your child in our program. The Pre-K Program is available free of charge to DC residents. Below you will find all steps necessary to enroll in the Pre-K program for the 2021-2022 School year.
If you plan to enroll in the Pre-K Program, you do not need to apply to the DC lottery for Pre-K elsewhere.
DOCUMENTS NEEDED FOR PRE-K ENROLLMENT (SY 2021-2022) 1. Birth Certificate
2. Health Certificate
3. Immunization Record
4. Dental Exam
5. DC Residency Verification Form: https://osse.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/osse/publication/attachments/2021-22%20School%20Year%20DC%20Residency%20Verification%20Form.pdf
6. Proof of Residency
One item from this list is needed to prove residency:
Valid paystub issued within 45 days of providing proof of residency
Unexpired official documentation of financial assistance from the Government of the District of
Certified copy of Form D40
Current military housing orders or statement on military letterhead
Embassy letter issued within the past twelve (12) months.
Two items are needed from this list to prove residency:
Valid and unexpired DC motor vehicle registration
Valid and unexpired lease or rental agreement with a separate proof of payment of rent
Valid and unexpired DC motor vehicle operator’s permit or official government issued non-driver identification
Utility bill (only gas, electric, and water bills are acceptable) with a separate paid receipt showing payment of the bill
7. Authorization for Child’s Emergency Medical Treatment