The NC Pre-Kindergarten application period for the 2017-2018 school year is now open! The NC Pre-K program is a free pre-kindergarten program for children whose families meet eligibility requirements. The NC Pre-K program is offered at participating Cumberland County Schools, Head Start programs and licensed four and five-star private providers. Participation in a the high quality NC Pre K program has been associated with higher reading scores and math scores in grades 3-5. To be considered for 2017-18 Cumberland County NC Pre-K programs, your child must be 4-years old on or before August 31, 2017. You may call 910-867-9700 or visit our website at www.ccpfc.org.