Full day Prekindergarten for any student residing in the Newburgh School District who will be 4 years old on or before 12/1/20.
The NECSD Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program is designed to develop school readiness and facilitate a greater success with your child’s transition from preschool, kindergarten and early elementary education.
- Highly qualified staffing
- Low student / staff ratio
- High quality learning environments with well-equipped learning centers
- Developmentally appropriate curriculum and evidence based assessment
- Daily schedules with a balance of intentionally planned, active and quiet play, gross motor activities, as well as individual and small group activities
Universal Pre-Kindergarten Registration - July 1st – July 15th
UPK registration is available online at https://www.newburghschools.org
Option #1A- If you choose a District school option, your child’s UPK school is assigned based on your home address or alternate bus stop request provided at the time of registration. Bus transportation is provided.
District Elementary Schools with UPK may include:
5144 US-9W, Newburgh 845-563-8550
6 Plattekill Turnpike, Newburgh 845-568-6400
Horizons on Hudson
137 Montgomery Street, Newburgh 845-563-3725
Gidney Avenue Memorial School
300 Gidney Avenue, Newburgh
Tara Marshall, Principal, 845-568-6730
Option #1B- If you choose a Community Based school option, your child’s UPK school is assigned based on your home address or alternate bus stop provided at the time of registration. Bus transportation is provided.
Option #2- If you can provide your own transportation, you can choose a UPK site at one of our community partner agencies and enjoy all that our UPK program has to offer plus some flexible options as needed:
Community Based Organizations include:
63 Lawrence Avenue, New Windsor
Darlene Swart, Director 845-565-6112
Antonia Uszenski, Owner
271 Quassaick Avenue, New Windsor
Jenn Hawkes, Director 845-562-3711
Rita Epstein, Owner
SUNY Lab School at the Newburgh Campus
1 Washington Center, Newburgh
Kimberly Huchko, Director 845-857-5492
Head Start of Eastern Orange County*
49 Gidney Avenue, Newburgh
Ann Pagliaro, Director 845-562-0380
*Half Day Programming/Eligibility requirements apply
NECSD Universal Pre-Kindergarten Important Dates 2020-21
Universal Pre-Kindergarten Registration Lottery Window
July 1, 2020 - July 15, 2020
Visit the District Office of Registration website for online registration application and process. https://www.newburghschools.org/page.php?page=19
Universal Pre-Kindergarten registration is not on a first come, first serve basis. You can register on any day during the lottery dates. Registration will be ongoing following the lottery window. Late registrations will be accepted and waiting lists will be created if needed.
Need more information?
District Office of Registration
Registration information will be available at www.newburghschools.org