• Registration for the 2020-2021 school year begins January 15, 2020. The lottery drawing occurs on March 3 at 1PM (PCELC) and March 4 at 1PM (CELC).  Parents will receive an email only if their child is selected; all other children will be placed on the wait list. Watch your email closely for notices.

    The Phenix City School District has two campuses that serve 4 year-olds.

    Phenix City Early Learning Center 1014 Ingersoll Drive 334-298-1418 

    Creekside Early Learning Center 2703 40th Street 334-291-2017

    Is my child eligible?

    • My child will be 4 years-old prior to September 1, 2020.
    • I live within the Phenix City School district. (We do not accept transfers for the Pre-K program.)

    How do I register?

    1. Visit the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education website.
    2. Complete the application carefully and select either Phenix City Early Learning or Creekside Early Learning.
    3. Respond to all emails from the state department or the district coordinator, Julie Norden, within 5 days.

     Important to know:

    • Parents provide transportation to and from school.
    • We provide free breakfast each day. Lunch prices vary based on family income.
    • Parents must complete at least 12 volunteer hours during the year.
    • Students must be potty trained.