Enrollment for the Great Neck Public Schools Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) program for the 2017–18 school year will begin on Tuesday, Nov. 1. This free program is available to all district residents who turn 4 years old by Dec. 1, 2017.
The UPK program is housed primarily at the Parkville School, 10 Campbell St. in New Hyde Park. Morning and afternoon sessions are available. District bus transportation is only provided to and from the Parkville School for either the morning or the afternoon session. In compliance with the New York State Education Department, some students can attend the district’s UPK collaborative agency, Great Neck Community School, at 225 Schenck Ave. District bus transportation is not available to or from this location.
UPK registration will be held on school days at the Office of Registration and Attendance in the Phipps Administration Building at 345 Lakeville Rd. from Tuesday, Nov. 1, to Wednesday, Nov. 16, between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Children do not have to attend registration, which will take place according to the following schedule, based on the first letter of the student’s last name. Last names starting with A–F register on Nov. 1 or 2, G–K register on Nov. 3 or 4, L–O on Nov. 7 or 9, P–T on Nov. 10 or 14 and U–Z on Nov. 15 or 16.
No placements will be made until the end of the registration period. If you have not yet received a registration packet in the mail, you can download the forms at www.greatneck.k12.ny.us.
The following documentation should be brought to registration: proof of district residency (to show ownership: deed, current tax bill or closing statement; for rental: current signed lease or current rent receipts); three pieces of current official mail—online mail is not acceptable; child’s original birth certificate; parent or guardian valid photo ID; parental control papers (if applicable); and immunization certificate signed and stamped by a physician or an authorized health agency.
For more information about registration, contact 516-441-4080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information about the UPK program and the optional Fun for Fours enrichment program, visit www.greatneck.k12.ny.us and click on the Parkville School logo in the scroll near the top of the screen.