MECK Pre-K is high-quality pre-kindergarten available to qualified children.
It is County-funded and FREE of charge.
What is MECK Pre-K?
MECK Pre-K is a County-funded program that offers free, quality pre-kindergarten to eligible four-year-old children. Classrooms are located across the County. All MECK Pre-K classes are taught by a licensed teacher and teacher assistant. MECK Pre-K is enrolling eligible children now.
MECK Pre-K is administered by Smart Start of Mecklenburg County
MECK Pre-K is funded by Mecklenburg County.
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