spring 1

Pre-K & Kindergarten Program



spring 2

Pre-K Program Frequently Asked Questions


Can I pay for my child to attend Pre-K?

No. The Greenville School District only offers federally funded pre-K program. We do not provide a tuition-based program.


Can I register my child for Pre-K & Kindergarten on site?

Yes. Pre-K  and Kindergarten registration is available online and onsite.  Computers are available for use at the campuses:


McBride Pre-K AcademyWebb Kindergarten Preparatory School

438 N. Poplar Street

Greenville, MS  38701

9:00 am  - 3:30 pm

600 S. Harvey Street

Greenville, MS  38701

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Begins, Tuesday April 6th until we have full capacity.  


Can my child attend pre-k at the age of five if I choose to start him/her in Kindergarten at six?

“What if I choose to wait and start my child in kindergarten at the age of six? Would he/she be able to attend pre-K class at the age of five?”

No. Only four-year-old children may participate in the McBride Pre-K Academy Program.



Can my child sign up for the Pre-K if I currently live outside the District but plan to move there soon?

“Currently, I live outside of the Greenville Public District, but I am moving to that area soon. Can my child sign up for prekindergarten?”

You must Greenville Public School District at the time of requesting enrollment in the pre-K program to qualify.



How are students selected for Pre-K?

Students who demonstrate an academic or financial need for a preschool program are placed in the program first. Remaining slots are filled on a first come, first served basis.



How many students are accepted into the Pre-K program?

Our pre-K program is limited to serving 11 classrooms with 200 pre-K students in the 2021-2022 school year.



How old does my child have to be for Pre-K?

A child must be four years old by September 1, 2021.



Is my child guaranteed a spot in the McBride Pre-K program if we register online early?

It is important for parents to register their child online or at the school as soon as registration opens on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 9 a.m. Remaining slots are filled on a first come, first served basis.



Does my child have to wear a uniform to school?

Yes.  The child is required to wear a royal blue top with Khaki bottoms.

Is Pre-K available for students with disabilities?

Yes. Students who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and are eligible for special education services can attend our pre-K program.


Is there a a specific curriculum used in Pre-K?

Pre-K follows the Mississippi Early Learning Guidelines for Four-Year-Old.


What are the hours of the Pre-K program?

Our pre-K program is an all-day program, from 7:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. We do not  provide school transportation for our Pre-K students.

What immunizations are required for Pre-K students?


  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTaP)
  • Polio (IPV)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
  • Varicella (chickenpox)

Click here for the Mississippi State Department of Health's list of back-to-school immunizations.


When will I find out if my child has been accepted into the Pre-K program?


Parents will be notified by mail of their child's selection when all forms/documents have been completed for registration.