Universal Prekindergarten

Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) and Statewide Full-Day Prekindergarten are special early childhood programs established by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and contracted by School Districts to provide an early learning experience for the children of eligible families. Eligible families are those who live in a contracted School District and have children who will be four years old by December 1st . 

Applications for the 2024-2025 school year (pending funding approval in the NYS budget) for Universal Pre-Kindergarten ARE DUE FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2024. Please see below for links to the application in English and Spanish. There is a qualified teacher and teaching assistant in every class.  

 Presentation Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) Program for the 2024-2025 School Year.pdf  

2024-25 UPK Application in English: 24_25 Nanuet UPK Application Eng Final.pdf 

 2024-25 UPK Application in Spanish: 24_25 Nanuet UPK Application Spa Final.pdf

2023 Nanuet Prek Application Eng_Spa.pdf     


 Pre-K Info Night Flyer_ Eng_Spa 2024.pdf 

For further information or assistance with this application, please contact Aixa Moynihan (845) 627-9883 or Jenine Valentino at (914) 649-4585.



New York State Early Learning Standards 

All students in UPK follow a State approved curriculum called

Creative Curriculum



Important Links

**Register for district communications for families with children under 5 years old.  Communications will include workshops, events, curriculum, and information to help prepare children for entry to kindergarten.**

Elementary PTA

Nanuet Elementary PTA 

Nanuet Elementary PTA Facebook

Nanuet Elementary PTA Instagram

G. W. Miller Digital Backpack for Weekly Announcements

District Food Services including menus

Community Partnerships