SAN ANTONIO – Enrollment for the 2018-2019 Pre-K 4 San Antonio program began Thursday with more than 1,000 families applying at the first chance they got.

Nearly 2,000 students are accepted into the program each year. Applications are processed based on eligibility requirements and availability.

Parents of eligible students can apply online, visit an education center or talk with a Pre-K 4 SA staff member on the Enrollment Hotline at 210-206-7735.  

"We have 1,100 right now that have actually gone online and actually applied, which is a great number," said Tonda Brown, East Education Center Director. "We are looking at 2,000 [students] so we want parents to come on out and get their enrollment done."

Accepted applicants will be notified by email beginning the first Monday in February. Notifications will continue each Monday as space is available at each center.

According to a new release, Pre-K 4 SA provides quality curriculum and full-day programming to 4-year-olds living in San Antonio.