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If you live in Durham County, click below to learn more about how to enroll your 4-year-old in one of our high-quality Durham PreK sites.

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If your child turns 4 years old by August 31, 2022, click below to receive more information!

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Yates Baptist Child Development Center

2819 Chapel Hill Road, Durham, NC 27707

Sandy Ridge Elementary School

1417 Old Oxford Rd,

Durham, NC 27704

Hillandale Elementary School

2730 Hillandale Rd,

Durham, NC 27705

Children’s Campus at Southpoint

7317 Fayetteville Rd,

Durham, NC 27713

Childcare Network, Inc. #166

117 W Woodcroft Pkwy,

Durham, NC 27713

Another Beautiful Beginnings Child Care Center

1309 Angier Ave, Durham, NC 27701

Spring Valley Elementary School

2051 Northern Durham Parkway

Durham, NC 27703

The Whitted School

1210 Sawyer Street

Durham, NC 27707

White Rock Child Development Center

3400 Fayetteville Street

Durham, NC 27707

Triangle Day Care Center

1301 Riddle Road

Durham, NC 27713

Primary Colors Early Learning Center

3008 Dixon Road

Durham, NC 27707

Oxford Manor Head Start

3633 Keystone Place

Durham NC 27704

Randy’s Five Star Academy, Inc.

1020 S Miami Boulevard

Durham, NC 27703

Leathers Meachem Head Start

908 Liberty Street

Durham 27701

Kiddie Kollege

618 Hope Avenue

Durham,NC 27707

First Chronicles Daycare Center

712 Linwood Avenue

Durham, NC 27701

Durham Head Start @ RTP

4900 Prospectuse Drive

Durham, NC 27701

Creative Schools at Davis Park

4523 Hopson Road

Morrisville, NC 27560

Childcare Network, Inc. #57

921 Ruby Street

Durham, NC 27704

Brown’s Early Learning School

2724 Atlantic Street

Durham, NC 27707

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Scroll for individual sites or click below to view an interactive map of all programs in Durham County that are supported by Durham PreK.

Interested in becoming a Durham PreK site? Click below to find out how to apply.

Preschool in

Durham County Government has committed to equitable access to high-quality preschool for all children in Durham. Investments will not only increase the number of publicly funded preschool spaces, but also broaden eligibility and work with teachers and private centers to build their quality through teacher and director education, mentoring and coaching.

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2022-2023 Application Opens February 8th, 2022!

We are excited to announce the 2022-2023 Durham PreK Application will be available to families on February 8th, 2022! All children who will turn 4 years old by August 31, 2022 and who live in Durham County are eligible. Please complete this interest form to receive a notification when the application is available: www.durhamprek.org/dpk-interest.

Register for the 2022 ASK Conference!

The 2022 ASK Conference will be on February 19, 2022 – February 22, 2022. Early bird registration has begun and will run through January 5, 2022. After that date, the prices will increase to our regular conference registration price.


NC Child Care Stabilization Grants

The North Carolina Child Care Stabilization Grants will be available soon through DCDEE to assist child care programs with the fixed costs of child care and compensation support for staff. This grant is available for all licensed private child care programs, family child care homes, and faith-based child care programs in North Carolina. The application for North Carolina Stabilization Grants application will open on October 11, 2021!

Website for application: https://ncchildcare.ncdhhs.gov/Home/Stabilization-Grants

Durham PreK Equity Plan

Durham PreK’s Quality Subcommittee drafted and approved the SY21-22 Equity Plan. You can find the full plan here.

Have you finished your Durham PreK Application?

If you haven’t completed your Durham PreK application, there’s still time before the first round of placements! To do so, fill out the application and submit your required documentation by May 14th! If you have trouble accessing your application, please contact prek@childcareservices.org or 1-833-773-5338.

Durham PreK Parent Fees Parents

The Durham PreK Governance Committee voted to suspend all parent fees for the 2020-2021 school year due to COVID-19. Durham PreK is still accepting applications for this school year. Please visit our enrollment page for more information and the online application.