Universal Pre-K Information 2021/22

  • The program is contingent upon the availability of New York State Universal Pre-K funds, for all Lewiston-Porter children who will turn 4 years of age (but not 5 years) by Dec. 1, 2021. 

    Pre-Kindergarten students will attend a half day of school Monday through Friday, beginning at 8:55 a.m., with dismissal at 11:25 a.m.

    • There is no charge to enroll your child in this morning program.
    • Morning Bus Transportation for students (4+) is available. Students must be picked up at 11:25 a.m. (busing is not available to take students home) unless enrolled in the full-day program.
    • Applicants are expected to be toilet trained and independent in the restroom unless documentation of a medical condition is provided.

    Application Process

    Families must fill out all information in the link below to apply for the 2021-2022 school year. Families must apply and get accepted into the program before completing the registration below. 

    2021-2022 UPK Application



    Registration Process

    Accepted Student Registration will open on May 1st. Please wait to hear from the YMCA about your application status before completing the registration paperwork. Even though you've completed an application, you still MUST register your child with the district.

    1. Follow this link for information about new student registration. You'll learn what documentation and information is required before completing the registration form. 

    2. Click here to access our online UPK registration form. At this time we urge you to register using the online registration form; however, if this is not possible, please contact the registrar's office at 716-286-7265.

    3. The following documents are required:

    • Immunization Record (View a list of required vaccines). It is required to provide the school nurse with an updated immunization form and health examination form (see next bullet point) within TWO WEEKS of the student starting school. Please click here to view a quick fact sheet regarding new legislation surround vaccination and non-medical exemptions. 
    • Home Language QuestionnaireEnglishSpanishSimplified ChineseArabicBengaliRussian
    • Evidence of physical examination performed within 12 months prior to entrance date. You may use a signed health appraisal form completed by a health care provider who is licensed in New York State or the District Health Appraisal Form. MASH and Urgent Care-type physicals are not accepted.