District to hold June lottery for pre-K for 3-year-olds
N.Y. (May 1, 2017) --
Applications are available for a lottery to fill September spots in the
City School District of Albany’s program to provide prekindergarten for
Click here to download an application.
You also can pick up an application at any district elementary school or
Central Registration, located at 75 Watervliet Ave.
There are some 273 spots. Priority will be given to families whose
children would attend Arbor Hill Elementary School, Delaware Community
School, Giffen Memorial Elementary School, Philip Schuyler Achievement
Academy and Sheridan Preparatory Academy.
The deadline to apply for the lottery is May 24. The lottery will be
held June 7.
The district, already a regional leader in providing full-day
prekindergarten, began expanding its early childhood opportunities in
2015 thanks to a grant from the state.