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Manhattan Schoolhouse Universal Pre-K (UPK)

Manhattan Schoolhouse began its Universal Pre-K program in 2016, when it was awarded a service contract through the New York City Department of Education.

We have been selected for our high quality early childhood program that prepares children for kindergarten and the world at large. Our UPK Program follows Reggio Emilia inspired curriculum as it aligns with NYC Department of Education curriculum.

Manhattan Schoolhouse UPK Basics

New York City offers every four-year-old a free, full-day pre-K seat through the Pre-K for All program. Pre-K programs provide education the year before kindergarten, giving your child an important foundation for success in school, home, and life.

Manhattan Schoolhouse is proud to be part of this program.

School Hours: 8:30 am – 2:50 pm (tuition free)
Extended day is available from 8 am to 6pm
Lunch and snack provided
The Manhattan Schoolhouse UPK is located at 400 East 84th Street

Manhattan Schoolhouse Extends UPK Care and Education With The Following Enrichment Options:

MSH Wrap-Around Program

Our Wrap-Around Program provides full-time extended care and education for our UPK children. We offer a year-long, 12 month program and a 10 month program that does not include the MSH Summer Camp.

12 Month Program  – $1650 per month

  • Early drop-off at 8am
  • Extended day until 6pm
  • Afternoon enrichment classes such as Art, Music and Tae Kwon Do
  • School open on DOE closings
  • Includes MSH Summer Camp in July and August
  • Full year commitment until August 2019

10 Month Program  – $1700 per month

  • Early drop-off at 8am
  • Extended day until 6pm
  • Afternoon enrichment classes such as Art, Music and Tae Kwon Do
  • School open on DOE closings
  • Does not include MSH Summer Camp in July and August

UPK a la carte Options

Full Time After School Program  – $1450 per month

  • Extended day until 6 pm, 5 days a week
  • School open on DOE closings

Daily After School Drop-In  – $70 per day

  • Extended day until 6 pm
  • Not available on DOE closings

Early Morning Drop-In  – $10 per day / $200 per month

  • 8 to 8:30 am

Drop Off on DOE Holidays – $100 per day

  • UPK School Day, 8:30 am to 2:50 pm

 Full Day Drop Off on DOE Holidays – $150 per day

  • Extended Day, 8 am to 6 pm

 Midwinter Recess – $552 per week

  • February 19, 2019 through February 22, 2019
  • Extended Day, 8 am to 6 pm

 Spring Recess – $690 per week

  • April 22, 2019 through April 26, 2019
  • Extended Day, 8 am to 6 pm