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Special Education Pre-K Typical Peer Program

Online registration will open on January 26  for the
Special Education Typical Peer Program
for the 2020/2021 School Year.
Please read the following information and directions listed below.


Typical Peer Pre-K:

  • Tuition is $25 per week.
  • Students must be three years old on or before September 1, 2020, for the 3-year-old Pre-K program or four years old on or before September 1, 2020, for the 4-year-old Pre-K program.
  • Students must live within the city limits of the City of Decatur unless parent or guardian is an employee of Decatur City Schools.
  • Students are chosen through a screening process by appointment.
  • If you are currently enrolled in your Typical Peer Program for 3 years old, you do not need to register for our Typical Peer Program for 4 years old.
  • Locations for the 2020-2021 school year:
    3 year old at Oak Park Elementary
    4 year old at Oak Park Elementary
    4 year old at Eastwood Elementary
Directions for registration:
  • The following documents are required for registration (e.g. proof of residency and proof of birth).  These documents can be:
    • uploaded as an attachment to the online application,
    • received at our Central Office by mail or in-person (302 4th Avenue NE, Decatur, AL 35601)
    • as an attachment in an email to
  • Once documents are verified and rendered complete, you will be notified by email to schedule your child’s screening appointment.  Application and verification of all documents must be completed by February 28, 2020, in order to schedule a screening appointment.
  • Initial screenings will be held on designated days between March 9 and March 18, 2020.
  • Special Education Typical Peer Program will notify all applicants by email for acceptance or waitlist.  Emails will be sent on April 13, 2020.
The 2020 online enrollment window will open from January 26 - February 28.   
As of June 25, 2020: 4-Year-Old Unit - Open Until filled.  Please apply below.
Links to the online registration for Typical Peer Pre-K:


Spanish-speaking families may click here or call 256-308-2545 for translation help.
(Para ayuda en Español, familias hispanohablantes pueden llamar al 256-308-2545.)