To qualify for St. Tammany Parish Public School Pre K program at no cost, a child must be 4 years old on or before September 30, 2019, live within the attendance boundary of the school and meet income requirements.

How to Sign Up for Pre K

Step 1: Apply Online
The first step to qualify is to complete the application for early childhood care and education at sttammanyecnetwork.stpsb.org. The application is now open.

Step 2: Verify Income
After applying online, income must be verified and eligibility determined. Bring the required income documents to the following location beginning February 25:

Harrison Curriculum Center
STPPS Early Childhood Department

706 W. 28th Avenue, Covington 70433
Monday-Friday between 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Step 3: Register at School
Once the online application and income verification steps have been completed and the student qualifies for the program, families will be notified with information to register in person at the school they will attend. Be sure to bring the required registration documents to registration. Registration at the school cannot take place until all of the requirements are met and the family has received an approved income verification worksheet.

Required Income Documents

In order to qualify for St. Tammany Parish Public School Pre K at no cost, families must provide one of the following documents to determine income eligibility:

  • Food Stamp Eligibility letter (SNAP), noting case certification period and the child’s name
  • Two consecutive check stubs within two months of completing income verification for each working adult supporting the family. Eligibility is based on total household income
  • Monetary Determination Letter from the Workforce Commission of LA, if unemployed
  • Current foster care placement agreement from DCFS

Required Registration Documents

Be sure to bring the following documents to the school on your scheduled registration date:

  • Certified Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • 3 Proofs of residency (examples: current utility bills, signed real estate lease, etc.)
  • Shot Records

If you do not have these documents or to get more information, please contact the Pre K Office at 985-898-3306 for assistance.