Virginia Preschool Initiative and Salem City Schools

Did you know?  As part of the Virginia Preschool Initiative, Salem offers pre-kindergarten to eligible students living in the East Salem and G.W. Carver attendance zones.  Eligible students must be age 4 by September 30, 2022.  Other criteria do apply. 

Submit an application at, selecting Salem City Schools as preferred location.  Initial program acceptance will be determined after the May 13th submission deadline.  

With questions call Salem's Early Childhood Coordinator, Megan Crew, for more information: 540-389-0130.  We appreciate your interest in our program, and your pursuit of early education for your child. 

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