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.
The Universal Pre-K program at Manhattan Schoolhouse follows Reggio Emilia inspired learning techniques as it aligns with the NYC Department of Education curriculum. 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 the NYC Department of Education curriculum.
All children participate in weekly specials. Enrichment classes include: music, dance, and language-Spanish. The children take daily walks throughout the neighborhood and play in the local parks.
Manhattan Schoolhouse offers breakfast and serves nutritious lunch and snack to the children.
The UPK day at Manhattan Schoolhouse starts at 8:30 am and ends at 2:50 pm.
All policies and procedures are guided by the Department of Health and the Department of Education regulations for early childhood programs.
Manhattan Schoolhouse offers year-long extended day programs for UPK children before and after school, during UPK holidays when public school is closed, and MSH is open, and throughout the summer. By enrolling in the year-long wrap around program, families are welcomed to drop-off before the UPK day, starting at 8 am. Children in the wrap around program enjoy afternoon enrichment classes until 6 pm. Classes include: STEAM, music, tae kwon do, outdoor sports, dance, language-Spanish and Mandarin. Additionally, children are provided afternoon snack and walks throughout the neighborhood. Summer camp is included in this program.
All policies and procedures are guided by the Department of Health regulations for early childhood programs.