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Universal Pre-K

The North Syracuse Central School District continues to accept registrations for its Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program. The District is offering both full-day and half-day options. To be eligible for the District's UPK program, children must live in the North Syracuse Central School District and be four years old on or before December 1, 2021.
 
UPK registrations are being accepted by email (to jshannon1@nscsd.org) or by mail to NSCSD, Attn: UPK, 5355 West Taft Rd., North Syracuse, NY 13212. Additionally completed registrations can be dropped off at the District Office Building (5355 W. Taft Rd., N. Syracuse). In the event that a parent/guardian must come into the Registration Office, we request only 1 person be in attendance to minimize crowds.

Please be advised that the UPK program is funded by a state grant and is subject to the passage of the New York State budget. There will be no charge to parents.

If your child qualifies for the program, he/she will be enrolled at one of the following sites (based on address or sitter location):


It is important to note that NSCSD will not be able to provide transportation to students attending AM or PM programs on District half days.

To complete the registration process you will need to send copies of the following items:
  • COMPLETED NSCSD Registration Packet
  • Proof of residency (current National Grid or home phone bill, signed lease or mortgage statement)
  • Valid proof of birth
  • Up-to-date immunization records
  • Updated physical or proof of scheduled upcoming appointment - child's physical cannot be more than a year old
  • Valid parent identification (driver's license)

The programs at Learn As You Grow will be a half-day (morning or afternoon sessions) five days a week or full-day five days a week following the North Syracuse Central School District school calendar. For further information regarding both programs at Learn As You Grow, please contact Katie Polhamus at (315) 699-7189.

The program at Northminster will be full-day, five days a week following the North Syracuse Central School District school calendar. For further information regarding the program at Northminster, please contact Soheila Yaddow at (315) 458-2669 extension 2.

The YMCA Program at Roxboro Road Elementary School will be full-day, five days a week following the North Syracuse school calendar. For further information regarding the YMCA Program, please contact Cheryl Walker at (315) 451-2562. 


If you are looking for information about other pre-school age programs, please visit our website for the North Syracuse Early Education Program.