Signing up for Preschool Promise is easy!

        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

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.

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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.