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Pre-K for 3-year-olds

Niagara Falls City School District


Basic Facts About The 3 Year Old Program

  • The program will address early school readiness skills in an effort to better prepare children for the District’s Universal Pre-K/4year old program

  • Children who have turned 3 years of age, on or before December 1, 2016 are eligible to attend

  • The program will be held at Harry F. Abate Elementary School

  • Busing will NOT be provided, parents will be responsible for getting their child to and from school each day

  • Children will receive breakfast, lunch and a snack

  • Days and hours for the program are as follows:

  • Monday - 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

  • Tuesday – 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM

  • Wednesday – 9:30 AM – 2: 30 PM

  • Thursday – 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

  • Friday – 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM

  • The program will include family events and informational workshops


  • Students who are eligible for a free lunch will receive first priority in the selection process.

  • If the number of applications received is greater than the number of available slots, the District will hold a lottery.  Following the lottery, applicants will be placed on a waiting list.