PPS Source of Information
Children who will be 5 years old on or before September 1st entering kindergarten for the first time in August should come and be screened at the Round Up for the 2016-2017 school year. Parents will complete the pre-registration process while kindergarten teachers screen the students.
When pre-registering for kindergarten, parents must bring:
Please complete the online pre-registration form. See link below.
Petal Early Learning Collaborative/Head Start
Petal Early Learning Collaborative is recruiting students who will be 4 years old by September 1st for VOLUNTARY FREE PRE-K classes. Students must live in the Petal School District and meet the Head Start income guidelines. The program will also serve children with special needs. There will be openings for 80 four-year-olds with three classes at Charles H. Johnson Head Start (located in the Petal Center for Families and Children facility) and one class at Petal Primary School. Of the eligible applicants, 20 children will be randomly selected to have the option of attending the program at Petal Primary School and 60 children will have the option of attending the Head Start program in Petal. All of these services are FREE to families.
When pre-registering for the Pre-K program, parents must bring: