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Universal Pre-K FAQs

Universal Pre-K FAQs
Where is the UPK program held?
Lincoln-Titus Elementary School, 10 Lincoln Ave. Crompond, N.Y. 10517, (914)-528-2519
Is transportation provided by the district?
No. The family is responsible for transporting their child to/from school.
What time do the sessions take place?
The morning session runs from 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM. The afternoon session runs from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM.
How many students will be accepted into the UPK program?
There are 72 seats available in the UPK program; 36 students per morning session and 36 students per afternoon session.
When will the lottery be drawn? 
The lottery will be drawn on April 10, 2023
Who is eligible for the lottery?
 All students registered by February 14, 2023, will be included in the lottery.
When and how will parents know if they were selected in the lottery?
A written notification will be mailed to the family on Friday, April 14, 2023. A follow-up call to schedule the child’s screening appointment allows us to know if the family is accepting the seat. Screening appointments will take place on Monday, June 5, 2023.
Is there a waiting list?

Yes, there are two (2) waiting lists. One is for families who have received a spot in the afternoon program but would prefer a morning spot. The second list is a general wait list should there be more than 72 students registered and accepted.  All students registered after February 14, 2023, will be placed on the second waiting list.