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John Paulding is proud to partner with Elizabeth Mascia Child Care Center to provide UPK for our District's 4-year olds.

Our PreK Program is Monday through Friday, and runs on the same hours as our Kindergraten:  8:50 AM - 3:35 PM.

Our 108 students are grouped into six full day classrooms.  Each classroom has a class size of 18 students,  a teacher and teaching asssistant.

Apply for the Pre-K Lottery!

Do you know a child who will be turning 4 by December 1, 2024?

Our Pre-K Lottery Application Process opens on December 1, 2023 and closes on February 14, 2024

The lottery recipient winners and waitlist candidates will be notified by the school within the first week of March 2024. Wishing you the best of luck with the lottery!

You can find our applications to the right of this message along with all the necessary information. 

Questions: Reach out to Melanie Alberto in our Main Office.  Her email is hyperlinked and our Pre-K Phone Number is 914-332-6232​.​​​​​​