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What is the registeration process for preschool?

How do I register my child for preschool?



From September to May, please go to the Head Start Center to pick up a pre-screening application or call

 215-400-4270  prompt # 1, option #2 to have an application mailed to you. All Head Start applications are submitted to 440 N. Broad Street, Suite 170. Applications are accepted year round; however, for the 2014-15 school year, applications are accepted beginning October 15th.


You only have to register at one school; however, you may request that your child’s name be placed on another center’s waiting list.

To register your child, complete a Bright Futures application and submit all required documents.  Details are inside the application.  Applications are available in Bright Futures locations, on the School District’s website, or by calling 215-400-5757 to request an application to be mailed.  All Bright Futures applications are submitted to 440 N. Broad St., Suite 170, Bright Futures.  Applications are accepted year-round; however, for the upcoming school year, applications are accepted December 15 – March 31.  Complete and eligible applications that are received between these dates are included in the lottery selection for admission; however, submitting an application does not guarantee Bright Futures enrollment.    

For more information, call the Office of Early Childhood Education at 215-400-4270 or visit: