Early Childhood

(Pre-K to First)

Preschool is a FREE collaborative program between Nicholas County Schools, Nicholas County Community Action Head Start, and Friends-R-Fun Childcare Center. Preschool is offered in six of our nine elementary schools and one childcare center.

REGISTRATION for Preschool and Kindergarten is OPEN!

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Registration for Preschool and Kindergarten for the 2024-25 school year is OPEN!

You are welcome to complete an online application for Preschool or Kindergarten below OR print, mail or email. Information is located on the top of each printable application.  You can choose to enroll your child on the online form or print and mail in the registration, you do not need to complete both. 

Also, there will be two in person registration events in March 2024.

March 6- Summersville City Building 8:30am-5:00pm

March 7- Richwood Public Library 10:00am-4:00pm

You may print and bring your application in to register. Check out the flyer below for details.

Register for preschool: Online Link for Preschool Registration

If you would like to apply for preschool, please call 304-872-1162, ext. 2.

Print a preschool application to mail in: 

Printable Preschool Application

*If your child is a current Nicholas County Schools preschool student they will register for kindergarten with their preschool teacher.  They do not need to complete the form or links below. The registration below is only for incoming students who do not attend a county preschool program.

The application is not considered complete until you have submitted the requested documents indicated as instructed on the application.  

Register for kindergarten: Online Link for Kindergarten Registration

Print a kindergarten application to mail in:

Printable Kindergarten Application

Request information in advance from doctor/dentist. They often have a waiting period.  Requests for a State Certified Birth Certificate can take a few weeks and it is best to request in advance.  The printable birth certificate request form is located along the right of this screen, if needed. 

Registration 2024-25