Important goals of preschool programs are to help children acquire social skills and giving them the tools they need before school entry.


Pre-K in NC

Preschool education in North Carolina typically serves children aged three to five years old, focusing on early childhood development and school readiness. The state’s preschool programs often prioritize providing a foundation for learning through play-based activities and social interactions.


North Carolina’s pre-K initiatives aim to ensure equitable access to quality early childhood education, emphasizing language and literacy skills, numeracy, and socio-emotional development. Collaboration between families, educators, and community organizations plays a crucial role in supporting preschoolers’ holistic growth and preparing them for future academic success.

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Individualized care

Our preschool program includes:

Preschool program

Preschool is a big year. We’ve designed our program to give you complete confidence in every aspect of your child’s experience; from health and safety; to ready-for-school curriculum; to the full support of experienced teachers. Just as important, our program is based on what research says best prepares children for kindergarten…and all the big steps ahead.

Safety, security, and cleanliness practices that meet or exceed all state, local, and national guidelines

Signature practices

Our World at Smart Start curriculum includes preschool Signature Practices that offer hands-on approaches to encourage the skills your child will need in kindergarten and beyond:

we meet kids where they are.