Enrollment for the Great Neck Public Schools Universal Prekindergarten Program (UPK) is now open for the 2015–2016 school year. This program is offered to all district residents at no cost. In order to be eligible, children must be for years old by Dec. 1, 2015.
The UPK program is housed primarily at the Parkville School, 10 Campbell St., New Hyde Park. Morning and afternoon sessions are available. Bus transportation is only provided to and from the Parkville School for either the a.m. or p.m. session. In compliance with the New York State Education Department, some students can attend our UPK collaborative agency, the Great Neck Community School, 225 Schenck Ave. Transportation is not available to this location.
UPK registration is being held schooldays at the Office of Registration and Attendance, located in the Phipps Administration Building, 345 Lakeville Rd., from Oct. 20 to 31. You can register your child between 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. according to the following schedule: last names starting with the letters A–E, register on Oct. 20 and 21; F to J, on Oct. 22 and 23; K to O, on Oct. 24 and 27; P–T, on Oct. 28 and 29; and U to Z, on Oct. 30 and 31.
Please note that no placements will be made until the close of the registration period. Therefore, it is unnecessary to register ahead of time. If you have not received a registration packet in the mail, you can download the registration forms from the district wePlease bring the following information to registration (it is not necessary to bring your child): proof of district residency (deed, current tax bill, or closing statement if ownership, current signed lease or current rent receipts if rental); 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 UPK registration, please contact the Registration Office by phone at 51) 441-4080, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information about the UPK program and the optional “Fun for Fours” enrichment program, please visit the school district website at www.greatneck.k12.ny.us, and click on the Parkville School logo that appears in the scroll near the top of the screen.