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Carroll County Public Schools

605-9 Pine Street

Hillsville, VA 24343


Pre-K Education

"Education for All...Success for Everyone"

About the Department

The Carroll County Pre-K program is funded by the Virginia Preschool Initiative Grant Title I and Carroll County Public Schools. Listed below is a basic overview of the program.

  • Children must be 4 by September 30th and must be resident of Carroll County.
  • It is a full day program Monday through Friday.
  • The Pre-K program follows the public school calendar.
  • Class size is limited to 18 (full class) or 9 (half class).
  • Professional team includes a teacher who is certified in Early Childhood Education and a teacher assistant (for full class).
  • The program uses the Virginia Foundation Blocks for Early Learning.
  • Risk factors such as economics and social factors are considered for eligibility.
  • Parent involvement activities are planned and encouraged.
  • Transportation is provided within the schools attendance zone.

Carroll County schools serving Grades Pre-k

  • Fancy Gap Elementary
  • Gladesboro Elementary
  • Gladeville Elementary
  • Hillsville Elementary
  • Laurel Elementary
  • Oakland Elementary
  • St. Paul School

goals of the carroll county pre-k program

  • To provide a developmentally appropriate, active learning environment which fosters growth in social, emotional, physical and cognitive development.
  • To provide a supportive climate throughout the day, to teach problem solving skills, self-esteem, personal responsibility, as well as encourage language development, creativity, and positive relationships with others.
  • To include parents as active members of the Pre-K team by maintaining home/school communication, and offering information on child development and parenting skills.

Related Documents and Links

Pre-K Brochure (2018-2019)

Pre-K Program Handbook

Pre-K Enrollment Application(2018-2019)

Pre-K - Parent Resources

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Carroll County Public Schools

605-9 Pine Street

Hillsville, VA 24343

Phone: (276)730-3200 or (276)236-8008

FAX: (276)730-3210

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