Registration for the Great Neck Public Schools Universal Prekindergarten Program, or UPK, for the 2018–2019 school year will begin on Monday, Nov. 27.
This program is offered to all district residents at no cost. In order to be eligible, children must be four years old by Dec. 1, 2018.
The UPK program is housed primarily at the Parkville School, 10 Campbell St., 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, located at 225 Schenck Ave. School district bus transportation is not available to or from the Schenck Ave. location.
UPK registration will be held on schooldays at the Office of Registration and Attendance, located in the Phipps Administration Building, 345 Lakeville Road, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It is not necessary to bring your child with you to registration.
Registration will be held between Nov. 27 and Dec. 8, according to last names, as follows: last names starting with the letters A–F, register on Nov. 27 or 28; last names starting with the letters G–K, register on Nov. 29 or 30; last names starting with L–O, register on Dec. 1 or 4; last names starting with P–T, register on Dec. 5 or 6; and last names starting with the letters U–Z, register on Dec. 7 or 8.
Please note that no placements will be made until the end of the registration period. Therefore, it is unnecessary to register before the days and times listed above. If you have not yet received a registration packet in the mail, you can download the registration forms from the district Web site at www.greatneck.k12.ny.us.
Please bring the following required documents to registration: proof of school district residency (in the form of either a deed; current tax bill, or closing statement, if ownership; or current signed lease, or current rent receipts, if rental); three pieces of current, official USPS mail (electronic mail is not acceptable); child’s original birth certificate; parent or guardian valid photo ID; parental control papers (if applicable); and child’s 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 (516) 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 in the scroll near the top of the screen.