FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 31, 2023
PETAL, Miss. – Petal Primary School (PPS) will begin accepting applications for the 2023-24 Pre-K program on Wednesday, February 1. The classes are free, full-day programs that will serve 40 four-year-old students, with 40 to 50 percent of those having disabilities and the remaining 50 to 60 percent consisting of general education students.
Students will participate in a variety of activities designed to stimulate social, emotional, physical, and cognitive growth through planned learning experiences. Applications must be completed online at petalschools.com between February 1-28. Children must live in Petal and be four years old on or before September 1 to be eligible.
Applications will be reviewed during the first few weeks of March. All applicants will take part in an early learning screening to assess vocabulary and foundational skills. Screenings will take place on Tuesday, March 28 at the PPS campus located at 60 Herrington Road in Petal. Parents must choose a screening time when completing the application.
Parents of students selected for the 2023-24 Pre-K class will be notified via email during the week of April 10-14 and given registration information at that time.
For more information about the Pre-K program, please visit our website or call the PPS office at 601.554.7244.
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