Enrollment for PHLpreK is open! The City is offering free, quality pre-K at over 130 locations throughout Philadelphia this year

You can sign up by contacting a participating provider.

There are two ways to find a PHLpreK provider near you:

  1. Call 844-PHL-PREK for assistance finding a provider
  2. Visit PHLpreK.org for a full list and map of providers

PHLpreK requirements:

  • Your child must be 3 or 4 years old by September 1, 2020
  • Your family must live in Philadelphia
  • There are no income or employment requirements

To enroll, families will need the following materials:

Contact the provider of your choice by phone or email to confirm whether they have seats available and to find out how to complete enrollment materials.

PHLpreK and COVID-19

Please note that all providers must follow new safety and cleaning protocols, in compliance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. These include:

  • Mask requirements
  • Social distancing and limited class sizes
  • New cleaning protocols.
    The safety of PHLpreK students, families, and staff is our top priority. Learn more about our COVID-19 safety plan at PHLpreK.org.

PHLpreK is the City of Philadelphia’s FREE quality pre-K program that gives children a strong foundation for their education. Funded by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax, PHLpreK is helping families across Philadelphia access affordable, quality early childhood education opportunities.

Find a PHLpreK program near you