Durham PreK is Durham County's local investment in high-quality early education experiences for all 4-year-old children in Durham County. Families living in Durham County can apply for the upcoming school year as long as their child turns 4 years old by August 31 of the applying year. The Durham Universal Pre-Kindergarten application includes pre-K classrooms in Durham Head Start, Durham Public Schools, NC Pre-K and Durham PreK community-based sites. Many families will be eligible to enroll their children at no monthly cost, and families with higher incomes will pay a monthly parent fee on a sliding-scale based on household size and annual income. For steps to apply, a list of all pre-K sites, an estimated sliding-scale, and more, visit our website or call 1-833-773-5338. We can't wait to hear from you!