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What is Pre-K for 3?

  • Six-hour daily program (school days)
  • Breakfast and lunch provided
  • Develops language, social and self-help skills
  • Teachers use school-readiness curriculum
  • Educational field trips
  • Parent lending library in each classroom
  • Free books to take home
  • Daily outdoor activity, weather permitting
  • Free monthly RTS bus passes
Does my child qualify for Pre-K 3?

Students must be:

  • A City resident
  • 3 years of age on or by December 1, 2016

Students must meet one of the following criteria to qualify for the program:

  • Eligible for free or reduced-price lunch
  • A language other than English spoken in the home
  • Receives special education services

The program is available at some elementary schools and community-based agencies throughout Rochester. Please contact the Office of Student Placement to find out about seat availability of locations serving Rochester's three school zones, including program times!

Pre-K for 3 - It's free and now for age three!  
 
 

Contact or visit The Office of Student Placement to inquire about current availability:

 
Student Placement
Central Office, First Floor 
131 West Broad Street
Rochester, NY 14614
585-262-8140 
 

How do I register or receive more information?

 Call us       585-262-8140
 

Is your child turning 4 by Dec 1? They can attend full-day Pre-K. For details, please click here.

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