New Hyde Park-Garden City Park School District – Universal Pre-K for 2022-23

The Island Now

Pending the approval of the NYS Budget, New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Union Free School District will provide a full-day Universal Pre-Kindergarten at all district buildings for the 2022-2023 school year.

Applicants must be a resident of NHP-GCP, not eligible for Kindergarten until September 2023, and 4 years of age (born on or before December 1, 2018).

We will provide a full-day (5 hours) program with certified teachers. As the program is entirely funded through a grant from New York State.

Students will be selected at a public lottery to be held on March 1, 2022 at 9:00 am. This will be done virtually, and you will be provided with a meeting code prior to the public draw. For questions email

In order to apply, please complete the Google Form found at this
link or use the
QR Code on the district website. All Applications –
in order to be placed in the lottery – are due by February 18th, 2022.
Any applications received after that date will be placed on a waiting list.

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