Learn about the Preschool Promise in Dayton, Kettering

The Preschool Promise is designed to ensure that all children can attend an affordable, Star Rated Preschool for at least one year. The goal is to help every child start school fully ready to learn. To read some basic information about the program in Spanish, click here.

While the hope is that the Preschool Promise ultimately will be offered throughout Montgomery County, it currently is available only in Dayton and Kettering. For a look back at how Preschool Promise began and what we're accomplishing, click here.

All families who live in Montgomery County and have a child who will be 4 years old by September 30, 2017, are eligible to apply. They must choose a Dayton or Kettering Star Rated Preschool that is participating in the Preschool Promise.


ALL families are eligible for tuition assistance. The amount they can receive depends on:

 total household income

family size

the Star-Rating of their Preschool

If you're a Preschool provider located in Dayton or Kettering and want to learn more, click here.

Have questions?

Scroll below or click to read FAQs for Parents, Providers or Community Members.

FAQs for Parents

To learn more about joining the Preschool Promise, please contact a Preschool Promise Family Specialist at (937) 723-2741.  

FAQs for Providers

To learn more about joining the Preschool Promise, please contact Ashley Marshall (937)-236-9965 ext. 2132.

FAQs for Community Members