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Kindergarten/Pre-K

● Kindergarten/Pre-K ●

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Philadelphia PreK- Mayor’s Office of Education

Find  Pre-K and quality child care for kids from birth to five. Call 844-PHL-PREK (844-745-7735) or check out the great website here. www.phlprek.org
Click here for listing of FREE Pre K for 3-4 year olds by neighborhood

Office of Early Childhood Education

Info and links to many preschool programs in Philly.
Click here for info or call 215-400-4270

Keystone STARS- Quality Rating System for Pre-K

Keystone STARS provides families a tool to gauge the quality early learning programs and is proven to
improve the quality of child care based on an independent study. Child care and Head Start programs earn a STAR 1 to STAR 4 level by meeting quality standards for teacher qualifications, learning environment and program management. Click here for info

Great Philly Schools

The mission of GreatPhillySchools is to make information accessible so parents, guardians, and students can find, compare, and demand great schools.
http://greatphillyschools.org/

 

Head Start -Pre-Kindergarten

Head Start is a comprehensive preschool program for low-income three, four, and five year olds. It provides children with a developmentally appropriate early childhood education. The program ensures that young children get health checkups and treatment, and that they are fed a nutritious hot meal every day. 215-400-4270 to register or 866-763-6481 for more info.
Click here for applications or apply online at Compass
http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/HeadStartOffices

FAST Program

The FAST program for K-1 students and families at 30  District schools. FAST for Kindergarten is an 8 session family engagement program that meets once a week after the school day ends. This program gives confidence to children as well as helps parents engage in their child’s school.
www.phillyfasti3.com
Info
Brochure

 

How to register your child for school checklist

Very helpful guide on what you need to register your child for school.
Click here for guide