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Pre-Kindergarten Information

The Port Washington Prekindergarten program is exclusively for families who reside in the Port Washington School District.  In order to be eligible for the Port Washington Prekindergarten lottery your child must turn four years old by December 1st of the upcoming school year.  Please fill out the forms below in order to be eligible for the Port Washington Prekindergarten program lottery.  The lottery will take place in May.  If your child is selected, you will be contacted by the Port Washington School District.  

To be eligible for the Targeted Prekindergarten Program in Port Washington, your child must turn four years old by December 1st of the upcoming school year.  The Targeted Prekindergarten Program is reserved for families who are economically disadvantaged.  Economically disadvantaged students are those who participate in, or whose family participates in, economic assistance programs, such as the free or reduced-price lunch programs, Social Security Insurance (SSI), Food Stamps, Foster Care, Refugee Assistance (cash or medical assistance), Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), Safety Net Assistance (SNA), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), or Family Assistance: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). If one student in a family is identified as low income, all students from that household (economic unit) may be identified as low income.  Please fill out the forms below and attach all supporting documentation.   

Port Washington Union Free School District offers a Pre-K stipend to Port Washington residents enrolled at:
-Child’s World
-Gan Shalom
-Happy Montessori
-Port Washington Children’s Center
-Roslyn Trinity
-Temple Beth Israel
 
To be eligible at any of the facilities above, your child must turn four years old by December 1, and be enrolled full time for the upcoming school year. Please inform your Pre-K director at your school of choice (select from above) if you would like your child to be placed in the lottery. The lottery will take place in May. If you child is selected, you will be contacted by the district and asked to fill out the necessary forms.