About Pre K and Student Programs

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    PRE-K

     
    REGISTER NOW!!!
    2021-2022 for Universal Pre-kindergarten
    APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE!!
     
    The Utica City School District offers FREE Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) to all Utica City School District residents with children who are
    four years old ON or BEFORE December 1, 2021. The program is located at many different sites throughout the City of Utica for 2 1/2 hours per day
    for 180 school days. Children that participate in the Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program develop language, literacy, and math skills
    they need in order to prepare for success in kindergarten while engaged in fun activities based on age appropriate themes that change weekly. All UPK teachers are New York State certified
    to teach Pre-Kand participate in on-going professional development to continually update theirprofessional skillsand knowledge base. Applications can be obtained from the
    Pre-K & Student Programs Office or a participating Universal Pre-Kindergarten Agency.
    Call 792-2216 for an application and further information. 

     
     
     Participating UPK Community Agencies
    First Nursery School - (315)-797-6523 
    Head Start - M.V.C.A.A. - (315)624-9930
    Neighborhood Center - (315)-272-2760
    UCP- New Discoveries - (315)-927-2430
    North Utica - (315)-724-2430
    Notre Dame - (315)-732-4374
    Thea Bowman - (315)-735-6995
     
     
    OPENINGS STILL AVAILABLE FOR THE
    2020-2021 Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program 
    call the Pre-K & Student Programs Office at (315)-792-2216
    or one of the participating UPK Community Agencies listed above.
     

     
     
     
     
     
    Cornell Cooperative Extension - Oneida County - Child Care Information http://cceoneida.com/child-care-council/find-child-care/help-paying-for-child-care
    Call 1-888-814-KIDS or email earlycareandlearning@cornell.edu
     

UPK Supplemental Learning Activities

Contacts

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    Administrator for Pre-K & Student Programs
    (315) 792-2216
    (315) 792-0069 [fax]
     
     
    Secretary: Pre-K and Student Programs
    (315) 792-2216
    lsimpson@uticaschools.org 
     
    Secretary:  Homebound Instruction and Home Schooling
    (315) 792-2255 aparzych@uticaschools.org