Prekindergarten 3

  • Pre-K 3 Application Period for the 2019-20 School Year

    Jan. 21 to Feb. 1, 2019

    Apply during the Application Period at



    Prekindergarten 3 is for children who are 3 years old on or before Sept. 1 of the school year in which they are enrolling.
    Children spend a full day in a safe and nurturing environment. Pre-K 3 is designed to enhance language and communication skills, and support cognitive, physical, social and emotional development.
    Guided by the Florida Learning and Developmental Standards, Pre-K 3 provides activities in literacy, language, science, social studies, math, health and safety, art and music.

    Classes generally have 14 students and are staffed with a certified teacher and one or two associates. Classes are blended to include students with exceptional student education services.

    Follow your child’s development using the THREES Child Development Checklist & Tips booklet. To prepare your child for Pre-K 3, visit our Early Childhood Education resources page.
    Tuition for the 2019-20 school year: $75 per week plus a non-refundable registration fee of $105.00 that is applied to tuition. At select locations, the Pre-K 3 program is supported with Title I funding. Qualifying families at Title I schools do not pay tuition.

    Questions about Pre-K 3? Call 727-588-6000 ext. 2184.

    How to Register

    Please note that Pre-K 3 programs have limited availability.

    1. Get Your PCS User ID and Password
    Go to any district school to obtain your user ID and password if you don’t have one for another child. Make sure to bring your government issued ID.

    2. Apply online for a Pre-K 3 Seat Jan. 21- Feb. 1, 2019
    Visit during the application period. Choose up to three sites. School zone map.

    3. View the Results of Your Application and Accept an Invitation beginning Feb. 25, 2019
    Log back on to to find out if your application was selected. Accept an invitation or decline an invitation and remain on waitlists for other sites. If you fail to accept an invitation during this period, the invitation will be void. 
    4. Go to Your Assigned School to Enroll March 18-29, 2019
    Bring your registration fee and the following documents:

    • Birth Certificate
    • Proof of Residency (2 forms of documentation required)
    • Florida Certificate of Immunization
    • Physical examination certificate


    The school year runs from August 14, 2019 – May 29, 2020


    2019-2020 School Year Prekindergarten 3 (Pre-K 3) Sites:

  • • Azalea Elementary
    • Bardmoor Elementary
    • Bauder Elementary
    • BearCreek Elementary
    • Belcher Elementary
    • Belleair Elementary
    • Blanton Elementary
    • Brooker Creek Elementary
    • Campbell Park Elementary
    • Cross Bayou Elementary
    • Curlew Creek Elementary
    • Cypress Woods Elementary
    • Dunedin Elementary
    • Eisenhower Elementary
    • Fairmount ParkElementary
    • Forest Lakes Elementary
    • Frontier Elementary
    • Fuguitt Elementary
    • Garrison-Jones Elementary
    • Gulfport Elementary
    • Highland Lakes Elementary
    • High Point Elementary
    • Jamerson Elementary
    • Kings Hwy. Elementary
    • Lake St. George Elementary
    • Lakewood Elementary
    • Lealman Elementary
    • Leila Davis Elementary
    • Lynch Elementary
    • Maximo Elementary
    • McMullen Booth Elementary
    • Melrose Elementary
    • Mildred Helms Elementary
    • Mt.Vernon Elementary

  • • New Heights Elementary
    • Northwest Elementary
    • Oakhurst Elementary
    • Oldsmar Elementary
    • Ozona Elementary
    • Perkins Elementary
    • Pinellas Central Elementary
    • Plumb Elementary
    • Ponce de Leon Elementary
    • Rawlings Elementary
    • Ridgecrest Elementary
    • Safety Harbor Elementary
    • San Jose Elementary
    • Sawgrass Lake Elementary
    • Seventy-fourth Street Elementary
    • Sexton Elementary
    • Shore Acres Elementary
    • Skycrest Elementary
    • Skyview Elementary
    • Southern Oak Elementary
    • Starkey Elementary
    • Sunset Hills Elementary
    • Sutherland Elementary
    • Tarpon Springs Elementary
    • Walsingham Elementary
    • Woodlawn Elementary