It’s time to register for MECK Pre-K!

Our bi-lingual staff can help you register your child for one of the 600 MECK Pre-K spots at our Registration Events:

Monday, August 27, 2018 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Renaissance West Community Initiative
Inspiration Room | 3610 Nobles Avenue Charlotte, NC 28208

Friday, August 31, 2018 | 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Simmons YMCA
6824 Democracy Drive Charlotte, NC 28212


Please bring the following documents to the event:


1. Proof of date of birth and legal name (Please see options below)

  • Original or Photocopy of Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • State-Issued Identification Document
  •  US Department of State (I-94 Arrival/Departure Record)
  •  Refugee Resettlement Letter (Local sponsoring agency, US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Refugee Resettlement)*
  • Decree of Adoption
  • Student’s Driver’s License
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • A certified copy of any medical record of the child’s birth issued by the treating physician or the hospital in which the child was born
  • A certified copy of a birth certificate issued by a church, mosque, temple, or other religious institution that maintains birth records of its members
  • Previously verified school record

2. Current Proof of Mecklenburg County Residency (Please see options below)

ONE (1) of the following documents must be shown:

  • Copy of residential deed OR record of most recent residential mortgage statement
  • Notarized Residency Affidavit AND copy of mortgage statement, deed or lease from homeowner/leaseholder affirming tenancy
  • Copy of residential lease
  • HUD closing statement


ONE (1) of the following documents must be shown:

  • Any ONE utility bill or work order dated within the past 30 days, including: gas, water, electric, telephone, OR cable
  • Valid North Carolina Driver’s License OR Valid North Carolina Identification Card
  • Dated within the past 30 days: Payroll Stub, Bank Statement OR Credit Card Statement
  • Current Vehicle Registration
  • Dated within the past year: Vehicle Tax Bill, Property Tax Bill, W-2 OR Medicaid Card


ONE (1) of the following documents must be shown:

  • Letter from approved agency (group home)
  • Refugee resettlement letter
  • Copy of Charlotte Housing Authority lease

These documents are for address verification and must reflect the current address for enrollment or change of address.  Mecklenburg Partnership for Children has an appeal process for families who have difficulty verifying proof of residency, so students can be enrolled without unnecessary delay.

This residency policy does not apply to homeless students, as defined by the McKinney-Vento Act.

3. Proof of ALL Current Household Income (Please see options below)

  • 2 Consecutive pay stubs (within past 60 days)
  • Tax returns
  • W-2 OR 1099
  • Unemployment or Disability statement
  • Child support
  • SS/SSI benefit letter
  • Letter from employer
  • If there is no source of household income, please have the relative or friend providing financial support write a detailed letter including the amount of assistance provided.

Families who are unable to attend the events can find the application online here.