The McDowell County NC PreK Program is holding student registration throughout the summer for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.

NC PreK classrooms are held at all McDowell County Elementary Schools. Students must be 4 years old by Aug. 31, 2019 to register. Please call Lorrie Smith at 828-442-2415 to set up an appointment to register.

The McDowell County Head Start and Early Head Start programs are currently taking applications for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. Families with children 6 weeks of age up to 4 years old are eligible to apply. Call 828-652-3229 for more information or visit the Head Start website at

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