Below is a list of HCPSS Pre-K locations. Pre-K is available to eligible students in all attendance areas, but are only located at selected school sites. Pre-K students will attend the school to which they are assigned.
Pre-K assignments and locations are based on countywide projections. Pre-K programs and feeder locations are subject to change.
Atholton* (also serves Clemens Crossing)
Bushy Park* (also serves Lisbon and West Friendship)
Centennial Lane* (also serves St. John’s Lane)
Gorman Crossing (also serves Hammond)
Ilchester (also serves Northfield)
Pointers Run (also serves Clarksville)
Triadelphia Ridge* (2023-2024)
Veterans (also serves Thunder Hill)
Waverly* (also serves Manor Woods)
Worthington (also serves Hollifield Station)
* Selected HCPSS Pre-K sites will provide a full-day program. Half-day programs and feeder locations are subject to change. Any changes to current programs will be made after the adoption of the final Approved Operating Budget, which is scheduled for May 25, 2023. Any updates will be posted online and communicated to impacted families.
Families who require interpreter services can contact the following call center lines for assistance:
- Centro de Llamadas – 410-313-1591
- 콜 센터 – 410-313-1592
- 电话服务中心 – 410-313-5920
- BIAKCHAWNHKHAWHNAK HMUN – 410-313-5968
All other registration questions can be answered by calling the International Student Registration Center at 410-313-1525 or 410-313-7102.
Other Howard County Pre-K Options
Community Action Council of Howard County
The Community Action Council of Howard County’s Early Childhood Education program offers free full-day, full-year accredited prekindergarten to eligible families in Howard County. In addition to full-day programming, before and after care may be available for eligible families.
Enrollment of new and prospective students for the 2023-2024 school year has begun. Please apply via the Community Action Council of Howard County’s website. For questions, please call 410-313-6289.
- Bauder Education Center at Long Reach
8775 Cloupleap Court, Columbia, MD 21045
- Dasher Green Head Start
6680 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, MD 21045
- Ellicott City Education Center
8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD 21043
- Old Cedar Lane Education Center
5451 Beaverkill Road, Columbia, MD 21044