cgm pre-k

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Common Ground Montgomery Pre-K 's enrollment is open to all children who will be four years old by September 2, and who live in Alabama.  

You can register two ways:
1) On your own at  (use site code: 688464)
2) Go to the main CGM Building at 1516 Mobile Road in west Montgomery, Monday-Friday from noon - 5:00 PM. We will have a computer available that you can use to register online.

The Pre-K is free, and we provide snacks, breakfast, and lunch.

CGM founder and director Bryan Kelly talks about why CGM has a Pre-K program.

First class pre-k

The CGM Pre-K is funded by Office of School Readiness (OSR) First Class Preschool Grant. There is one preschool classroom in the Annex building, which is catacorner to the CGM main building.

We follow the OSR guidelines to provide the highest quality Pre-K environment. Students are assessed using the Teaching Strategies GOLD program. Our curriculum is based on the Highscope Curriculum. 

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Located in the annex building

The CGM First Class Pre-K, in the Annex (1623 Mobile Road), has a classroom for 16-18 children, a large bathroom space, and a play area outside.

The play area includes a tricycle track, playground equipment, and a stage area for the children.


The Pre-K is offered at no cost to parents. Children must be 4 years-old by September 2 of the calendar year. School hours are 7:45 AM - 2:30 PM.

You can use the Contact Form on the website if you have any more questions or would like more info on signing up your child.

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Leslie Cowell serves as the preschool director. LaSara Quinn is the lead teacher, and she is assisted by Ebony Bell.

Dr. Leslie Cowell Pre-K Director

Dr. Leslie Cowell
Pre-K Director

Lasara Quinn Pre-K Lead Teacher

Lasara Quinn
Pre-K Lead Teacher

Ebony Bell Pre-K Assistant

Ebony Bell
Pre-K Assistant