Hopkins Ready 4 K Preschool

Half-day, 5-days-a-week, income eligible

Ready 4 K Preschool is located at Eisenhower Elementary, Gatewood Elementary, & Alice Smith Elementary Schools

Ready 4 K Preschool, is a free preschool for four-year-olds who may not have an opportunity for a preschool experience.
Enrollment for the half-day preschool is available for families that meet the eligibility guidelines.

The preschool includes:

• Morning or afternoon half-day sections.
• There is no fee for children who meet all of the qualifications.
• Children may ride the Eisenhower, Gatewood or Alice Smith school buses.

Is my family eligible?

Eligible families must meet these requirements:

  • I live in the either the Eisenhower, Gatewood, Tanglen or Alice Smith attendance area or have been accepted as an open-enrolled family into Eisenhower, Gatewood, Tanglen or Alice Smith.  Please note:  We will place eligible Tanglen residents into one of our three R4K sites.  There will not be a R4K classroom located at Tanglen Elementary School.
  • My child will be 4 years old by September 1, 2016.
  • My child will be able to attend preschool 5 days a week for the entire school year (September though May).
  • I would qualify for financial assistance to a preschool program. See below:


Your household qualifies if financially:

# in Household GrossYearly Income
 2up to $ 29,637
 3up to $ 37,296
 4up to $ 44,955
 5up to $ 52,614
 6up to $ 60,273


There are still a few 2016-17 R4K spots available and NOW 2017-18 application materials are available! Applications are now available for the 2017-2018 School Year at our Harley Hopkins Office at 125 Monroe Ave. So, Hopkins. Stop in to pick one up!