Universal Prekindergarten Program
Universal Pre-kindergarten (UPK) is a New York State funded program specifically designed for four-year-olds not eligible for kindergarten.UPK is a developmentally appropriate, learner-centered educational program to help four-year-olds develop physically, socially, emotionally, linguistically, culturally, and intellectually. The program has a strong emphasis on early literacy and early numeracy to help prepare children for kindergarten.Basic eligibility requirements:
- must be a Clarence School District resident
- child must be 4 years old by December 1 of the school year
2021-22 School Year Updates
Our lottery selection took place on Monday June 14 and notifications have all been sent out. If you already have a child attending a District school, you can upload a copy of your child's birth certificate and the district enrollment form (available here). Upload the documents using this form.