Durham PreK Application

2021-2022 DPK Application

We are excited to announce the 2021-2022 Durham PreK Application is now available! Call 1-833-773-5338 now to set up an appointment with our application counselors. Appointments will begin on February 22, 2021, but can be scheduled now by calling our office.

When you complete a Durham PreK application, you are applying for a pre-K seat in the following types of pre-K classrooms in Durham County:

  • Durham Public Schools (DPS)
  • Durham Head Start (DHS)
  • Community-based Licensed Child Care Programs

These pre-K seats are supported through local, state and federal funding of DPS, DHS, NC Pre-K, and Durham PreK.

If you submitted an application for the 2021-2022 school year, but would like to withdraw your application, please complete this form.

UPDATE 8/19/2021: The Durham PreK Governance Committee voted to suspend all parent fees for the 2021-22 school year due to COVID-19. 

2022-2023 DPK Application

The Durham PreK Application for the 2022-2023 school year will open on February 8th, 2022! Click below to receive more information about the Durham PreK Application. This is just an interest form, not the official application. The official Durham PreK application will be posted here on February 8th, 2022.

If you have any questions, you can always call 1-833-773-5338 or email prek@childcareservices.org for assistance.

Hablamos español!

La aplicación del Condado de Durham para el año pre-escolar 2022-2023 estará disponible en Febrero 8, 2022. Hacer clic debajo para recibir más información. Esto es solo una hoja de interés, no es la aplicación oficial.

Si necesita o quiere más información, puede contactarnos al 1-833-773-5338 o escribanos a la dirección de correo electrónico prek@childcareservices.org y nuestro equipo de trabajo bilingüe, le ayudará con sus preguntas.

Application Walkthroughs

Below are videos that help you navigate through the Durham PreK online application.

School Year 2021-22 Questions

Documentation Q&A with DPK Information Desk

The Durham PreK Information Desk Counselor will answer some commonly asked questions about the required documentation for the Durham PreK online application. If you still have questions after these Q&As, you can call 1-833-773-5338.



Did you miss the DPK Information Session?

If you missed the DPK Information Session on February 6th? You can find the recordings and slides here!