RI Pre-K, entering its 15th year, provides free, high-quality Pre-K education to eligible 4-year old children. Through a mixed-delivery service model, RI Pre-K classrooms are located within Head Start Programs, Local schools, and community based childcare providers across the state.

To be eligible for the 2023-24 RI Pre-K lottery, your child must:
1. Turn 4 years old by September 1st, 2023
2. Reside in a community where an RI Pre-K program is located.

If you are interested in signing up to receive email notifications for the release of the RI Pre-K lottery for the 2023-24 school year, please fill out and submit the following form. We anticipate the lottery opening Spring 2023. Note: This form is not an application for the lottery itself, it is just an interest form. 
  • CLICK HERE to view all RI Pre-K programs across the state
  • CLICK HERE to see Frequently Asked Lottery Questions (English)
  • CLICK HERE to see Frequently Asked Lottery Questions (Spanish)
Please contact the RI Pre-K team at RIPre-K@ride.ri.gov with any additional questions.

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* 1. Name (First and Last)

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* 2. Email Address (Enter only 1 email address)

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* 3. How did you hear about the RI Pre-K Program?