Queensbury UFSD to offer full-day Universal Prekindergarten

Queensbury Union Free School District is excited to announce that it will offer two sections of full-day Universal Prekindergarten for the 2023-24 school year. The new prekindergarten classes will be housed in the Queensbury Elementary School and staffed by certified teachers. Two young school kids stand with backpacks

Thirty-six seats will be available through a random lottery, which will be drawn on March 1, 2023. The lottery will be open on Jan. 20, 2023 on the district’s website at www.queensburyschool.org.

The lottery is available for children turning age 4 on or before Dec. 1, 2023.

“We are so excited about this opportunity for our students and families,” said Principal Jessica Rossetti. “We know what a difference having a UPK experience makes for setting our youngest learners up for future success, and we are glad to be able to offer it right here at QES.”  

The lottery will close at 5 p.m. on Feb. 28, 2023. Parents will be notified via email by March 3, 2023 of acceptance to the program or placement on the waitlist. 

Young girl looks at cameraParents will be made aware of the registration and screening processes once their child’s name has been drawn through the lottery. 

“As always, our board of education is committed to excellence,” said Superintendent Kyle Gannon. “I am thankful that we have embarked on this journey. It’s an exciting opportunity for our Queensbury community.”