Spots are still available for four-year-olds in Polk County Schools’ Preschool Program for the 2017-2018 school year.

Parents or guardians interested in enrolling a child in the program can visit Stearns Education Center in Columbus to pick up an application and schedule an enrollment appointment. Applications are also available at

Please note that the following documents are required at the enrollment appointment: birth certificate, proof of residency and proof of income.

For questions, please call the Preschool Office at 828-894-3051.