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
2020-21 School Year - UPDATE
UPK will not have reduced hours, nor are we requiring remote learning as a whole. Masks will be required for students and distancing practices will be in place. Any further steps may be determined by the individual providers.
If you want to add your child to the waitlist, please complete the form.