Universal Prekindergarten 2023-2024
UPK Lottery Live Stream
Malverne Union Free School District will hold its UPK lottery at 10:00 AM on Monday, June 12. Families who have applied for inclusion in the lottery are invited to view the live streamed drawing at: (Click Here)
Registration for Malverne Union Free School District UPK Program Lottery
The Malverne Union Free School District is able to offer approximately 63 eligible students full-day prekindergarten for the 2023-2024 school year based on information contained in the proposed State Executive Budget and childcare provider availability. The number of eligible students is contingent upon passage of the official New York State budget, the corresponding per pupil allocations, and childcare provider availability.
The universal prekindergarten program is open to children residing in the school district who turn 4-years-old on or before December 1, 2023. Eligible students must be born between December 2, 2018, and December 1, 2019.
This state-funded program follows the 180-day school calendar and runs five days a week from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. beginning September 5, 2023. It provides educationally based, high-quality prekindergarten to 4-year-old children. Transportation will not be provided by the district.
Tutor Time of East Rockaway and Prep for Tomorrow, Inc. will be operating the UPK programs for Malverne UFSD. Both sites will offer a full-day universal prekindergarten program that can provide the nurturing educational experiences needed to prepare our youngest students for success in subsequent schooling. Tutor Time of East Rockaway will operate the program located at 131 Main Street, East Rockaway, NY 11518. Prep for Tomorrow, Inc. will operate the program located at 732 Donlon Place, West Hempstead, NY 11552.
The district will conduct a virtual lottery on Monday, June 12, 2023, at 10 a.m. Applications can be found on the district’s website at www.malverneschools.org > Parents > Universal Prekindergarten. Completed applications must be submitted electronically. The deadline to apply for the lottery is Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at 3:00 p.m.