Signing up for Preschool Promise is easy!

Join today and enjoy the many perks of Preschool Promise!

To participate:

  • You must live in Montgomery County.
  • Your child must have turned 4 by Sept. 30, 2018.
  • You must enroll your child in a participating Preschool Promise provider in the City of Dayton or Kettering.
  • Your child must attend a Star-Rated provider to qualify for Tuition Assistance or Star Attendance.

Before you start:

If your child is not already attending a participating Preschool Promise provider in Dayton or Kettering, don't worry we will help you find one.

If you are applying for Tuition Assistance:

Have these required documents ready when you begin the application. Your application is not complete until you provide the following:

  • Proof of child's birth date (birth certificate, passport, or visa)
  • Proof of residency (lease agreement, mortgage statement, or utility bill) 
  • Proof of income (last year’s tax return or three weeks of current and consecutive pay stubs)

Take a picture & upload these documents to our secure online application or email them to

Click here to see how much your family may be eligible to receive.

Sign Up

Fill out this application. It takes less than 20 minutes!

If you prefer to complete a paper copy, download this application.  You can email your applications to  Or you can mail or drop off your application:

Preschool Promise
4801 Springfield Street
Dayton, OH 45431

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Have Questions About the Application Process?

Send us an email us at, text PROMISE17 to 41411, or call 937-329-2700.