|Welcome to the website of Burke County
Smart Start, Inc. At this site you can learn of the many
programs funded by Smart Start that serve to enhance and enrich the
lives of the children ages birth to five years in Burke County.
Be sure to visit the sections below to learn more about upcoming
events, parenting information, and links to other informative sites.
Smart Start agencies in Alexander, Avery, Burke,
Caldwell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Iredell, Lincoln-Gaston,
Mitchell-Yancey, Montgomery, Rutherford-Polk-McDowell, Union and
Watauga Counties are seeking proposals from account firms to provide
accounting services for the fourteen county region for the period
July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020. Interested parties may request a
bid package by contacting:
Partnership for Children of the Foothills
338 Withrow Road, Suite B
Forest City, NC 28043
Deadline is 5:00 p.m.
January 30, 2017
is Smart Start?
Below is the link for the FY
2016-2017 Burke NC Pre-K Application. Please
note: It is subject to change. Completed
applications will be accepted beginning April 1, 2016.
16-17 Burke NC Pre-K Application
Please fill out the above
application and submit the application, a copy of the birth
certificate, and proof of income to the NC Pre-K site that you would
like for your child to attend.
NC Pre-K Health Form 2016
The Kindergarten Health Assessment must
be completed by a physician and submitted to the NC Pre-K Office.
This form must be completed within 30 days from the beginning of the
FY 2016-2017 school year if it is not submitted with the application.
Self Declaration of
This document is used to document
income from self employed applicants.
NC Pre-K Application Checklist
(For Pre-K Teachers Only)