The New York City Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) classes, serves children four years of age. It is an early childhood initiative, administered by the New York City Department of Education. UPK provides four-year-old children access, to FREE comprehensive early childhood education experiences that promote their social-emotional, creative expressive/aesthetic, physical, cognitive, linguistic and cultural development.
In New York City, children are eligible if they become 4 years old by December 31 of the school year in which they are enrolled in the program. UPK programs operate for five days a week.
United Edu-Care Preschool UPK Registration FAQ
When can I register my child?
Registration for UPK officially opens March – April each year. Contact us: 718-882-4706 at the school for details.
What is needed to register my child?
There are three ways to register:
- Online at nyc.gov/prek
- Call (718) 9355-2067
- At a Welcome Center. Find one online at nyc.gov/schools./welcomecenters
If you decided to make United Edu-Care Preschool your first choice, please call us at 718-882-4706 to put your name on the pre-registration form. This will give you priority status and you use the priority status os “presently enrolled” on the registration form. You will increase your chances of your child attending this school.
I’ve registered my child, what happens now?
Open House/School Tours – available on request. This gives you and your child an opportunity to meet the teachers, meet some of the other preschoolers that will be in your child’s class, and become familiar with the rooms. Please call us at 718-882-4706 to schedule an appointment.
Tuition – UPK is a free program
Are there before and after school programs?
Yes we have programs available before and after school.
- Before school – 7:00 – 8:00 am
- After school – 2:30 – 6:00 pm
What’s the cost before and after school programs?
Our Standard rates are as follows:
- Full Time: $75.00 per week (5 days a week)
- Part Time: $15.00 per day
If you would like to register your child, take a tour of the preschool, or have any other questions, please contact us at 718-882-4706 to schedule an appointment.
United Educare Preschool
3950 Bronxwood Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466
Phone: (718) 882-4706