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are pre-k and preschool the same thing?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:10 AM on Sep. 29, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • yes

    Answer by sherribeare at 1:10 AM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • Yes. Pre-K stands for Pre-Kindergarten.

    Answer by xxMasonsMommaxx at 1:30 AM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • Well yes and no. Pre-K does stand for pre-kindergarten, but 2 or 3 year olds don't go to pre-K, they go to preschool. Pre-K is really for the 4 or 5 year olds just before they start kindergarten.

    Answer by ohwrite at 1:33 AM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • I think it depends what state your in, I know when I lived in the US I was in Florida and they had pre K 3 and pre K 4 then kindergarten.

    Answer by Princess_s21 at 1:52 AM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • Here Preschool starts at 3 but preK is only the kids one year away from starting Kindergarten.

    Answer by martinmommy26 at 9:49 AM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • Pre-K starts kids in reading, writing, and math..etc, pre-school starts them in sharing, and play/soccial time! My children do not attend preschool, the military makes pre-K a normal class that is in the elementary schools!

    Answer by JoLee12345 at 10:35 AM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • No they are not....preschool is for the little guys up to 4....PreK is for the kiddos that are really just one year away from Kindergarten, so i guess 5 years of age.

    Answer by Ladyblue38 at 11:53 AM on Sep. 29, 2010

  • somewhat in my hometown you can go to pre-school at 2 and pre-k at 3

    Answer by lchristianson5 at 12:03 PM on Sep. 29, 2010

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