About Pre-Kindergarten Programs
New Haven Public Schools is committed to offering high-quality early childhood experiences to our youngest students. We offer a range of excellent Pre-Kindergarten programs that serve children ages 3 to 5 years old and aim to launch them to success in kindergarten and beyond.
Head Start and School Readiness Programs
Head Start is a federal program that offers free quality Pre-Kindergarten education for children from low-income families who live in New Haven.
School Readiness is a state-funded Pre-K open to all New Haven residents with a sliding-scale fee.
Magnet School Pre-Kindergarten Programs
New Haven Public Schools also offers quality Pre-Kindergarten in some of our Magnet Schools. You are encouraged to attend the Open Houses and Magnet Fairs. To apply, download and mail in the application or apply online.