Preschool Registration
  • Eligibility:

    To be eligible for the 2020-2021 preschool program:

    • The child must live in the City of Richmond
    • The child must be 3 or 4 years old by September 30, 2020
    • In-person document verification of eligibility is required
    • Family income up to 200% of the federal poverty level    
    • Family experiencing homelessness          
    • Parent/guardian does not have a high school diploma or GED             
    • Child has IEP and family income is up to 350% of federal poverty guidelines

    Your child may also be eligible for RPS preschool if any of the following experiences are true for your family:  

    • History of physical abuse/neglect, family abuse, or substance abuse                
    • Parental history of mental illness
    • Single Parent Household
    • Child living in foster care
    • Parental native language other than English with a family income up to 350% of the federal poverty level
    • Newcomer families (<2 years in US)
    • Refugee family
    • Incarcerated Parent (currently or formerly)
    • Medically fragile parent
    • Child with a diagnosed health concern and/or a 504 plan
    • Parent/guardian on military deployment
    • Child being raised by a relative other than a parent
    • Two or more preschoolers in the family with a family income of up to 450% of the federal poverty guidelines
    • Child of teen parent (parent <24 years old)
    • Child of RPS staff who is also RVA resident with one child and a family income up to 350% of the federal poverty level
    • Child of RPS staff who is also RVA resident with two or more preschoolers and a family income of up to 450% poverty level

    Not sure if you meet the income guidelines? Click here to access the federal poverty guidelines.

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