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Pre-K Income Eligibility Guidelines

Maryland State Department of Education requires that the Pre-K program be made available ​first ​to children who are homeless, in foster care or whose families meet up to 185% of the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines.

Posted guidelines are valid through June 30, 2022. Eligibility is determined based on guidelines posted at time of application.

185% of the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines
(July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022)

Household Size: 1

Year: $23,828

Month: $1,986

Household Size: 2

Year: $32,227

Month: $2,686

Household Size: 3

Year: $40,626

Month: $3,386

Household Size: 4

Year: $49,025

Month: $4,086

Household Size: 5

Year: $57,424

Month: $4,786

Household Size: 6

Year: $65,823

Month: $5,486

Household Size: 7

Year: $74,222

Month: $6,186

Household Size: 8

Year: $82,621

Month: $6,886

*For each additional family member add:

Year: +8,399

Month: + $700

When space allows, household incomes up to 300% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines may be considered.

300% of Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines
(July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022)

Household Size: 1

Year: $38,640

Month: $3,220

Household Size: 2

Year: $52,260

Month: $4,355

Household Size: 3

Year: $65,880

Month: $5,490

Household Size: 4

Year: $79,500

Month: $6,625

Household Size: 5

Year: $93,120

Month: $7,760

Household Size: 6

Year: $106,740

Month: $8,895

Household Size: 7

Year: $120,360

Month: $10,030

Household Size: 8

Year: $133,980

Month: $11,165

*For each additional family member add:

Year: +$13,620

Month: + $1,135