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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, 2023. Eligibility is determined based on guidelines posted at time of application.

185% of the Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines

Household Size: 1

Year: $25,142

Month: $2,095

Household Size: 2

Year: $33,874

Month: $2,823

Household Size: 3

Year: $42,606

Month: $3,550

Household Size: 4

Year: $51,338

Month: $4,278

Household Size: 5

Year: $60,070

Month: $5,006

Household Size: 6

Year: $68,802

Month: $5,733

Household Size: 7

Year: $77,534

Month: $6,461

Household Size: 8

Year: $86,266

Month: $7,189

*For each additional family member add:

Year: +8,732

Month: +$728

Income eligibility guidelines on households with 9-14 members can be found online.

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

300% of Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines

Household Size: 1

Year: $40,770

Month: $3,398

Household Size: 2

Year: $54,930

Month: $4,578

Household Size: 3

Year: $69,090

Month: $5,758

Household Size: 4

Year:$83,250

Month: $6,938

Household Size: 5

Year: $97,410

Month: $8,118

Household Size: 6

Year: $111,570

Month: $9,298

Household Size: 7

Year: $125,730

Month: $10,478

Household Size: 8

Year: $139,890

Month: $11,658

*For each additional family member add:

Year: +14,161

Month: + $1,180

Income eligibility guidelines on households with 9-14 members can be found online.