HICKSVILLE, NY — Applications for the Hicksville School District’s pre-k program will be available soon.
The district will be running a pre-k program for the 2023-24 school year. Children must be four years old before to Dec. 1, 2023 to be eligible. Selection for the program is lottery based and requires the completion of an application. Applications for the lottery will become available on Jan. 3, 2023 and must be received by 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10.
Classes for the full-day pre-K program will be held Monday through Friday and will follow the school district’s calendar. There is no cost to participate in this program. Families are responsible for providing transportation for their child. The curriculum follows New York State pre-kindergarten standards and is taught by certified teachers.
Students will be selected for the program by a random lottery to be observed by the district’s auditing firm. Requests to enter the lottery past the deadline are unable to be accommodated. Please check the Hicksville schools website for the lottery date. Seats are limited, and placement is not guaranteed. Students must be a Hicksville School District resident to participate. For the 2023-24 Pre-K Program, students’ birth dates must be between Dec. 2, 2018 and Dec. 1, 2019.
If you would like to enter your child in the pre-kindergarten lottery, please complete the online application available here.
If you have additional questions, you may contact the Pre-Kindergarten Department at 516-733-2371 or email [email protected].