St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy is an approved UPK site. That means free full day Pre-Kindergarten is available for 3-4-year-old children. The Academy has 2 UPK classrooms (36 seats).
The application period for the 2021-2022 school year is ongoing. You can apply in three ways:
- Check online nyc.gov/prek
- Call 311/ 718 – 935 2067 (8am-6pm, M-F)
- Visit a Welcome Center (8am-3pm, M-F).
For locations: nyc.gov/schools/welcomecenters
The program’s curriculum utilizes the New York State Pre-K Foundation for the Common Core and Learning Goals that focuses on:
* Social and Emotional Development
* Language & Literacy
* Mathematical and Scientific Thinking
* Physical Development & Health
* The Arts
* Social Studies which develops an understanding of diversity, family, and community