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    The Neshaminy Pre-K Counts program is currently FULL.
    You may still submit an application.
    Applications that meet the Pre-K Counts requirements will be added
    to the 2019-2020 waitlist.


     
    Pre-K Counts is a grant program funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that provides FREE, high-quality, full-day pre-kindergarten education to families who meet financial criteria.
     
     
     
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    Video: Pre-K Counts classes at Albert Schweitzer Elementary School

     

    2019-2020 Neshaminy Pre-K Counts Program Information 

    There are two specific requirements for acceptance in the PKC program:

    • The child must be three or four years old by September 1st.
    • The total income for a family of four must meet the Federal Guidelines of $77,250. 

    What can I expect from a PA Pre-K Counts classroom? 

    • FULL DAY classes in Neshaminy School District
    • Certified Teachers and CDA Certified Instructional Assistants with the education and expertise to teach young children;
    • A curriculum that will help your child grow academically and socially;
    • Teachers will regularly review your child’s progress and choose teaching and learning activities that are best for your child;
    • Staff will help your child and you adjust to pre-kindergarten and smoothly move on to kindergarten;
    • Small class size (17 students per one teacher and one instructional assistant)  

    How much does PA Pre-K Counts cost? 

    Nothing! PA Pre-K Counts is free to families who meet the age and financial guidelines.
     

    2019-2020 Income Eligibility Guidelines

    (maximum household income based on 2018 Federal tax returns)

    2 family members: $50,730
    3 family members: $63,990
    4 family members: $77,250
    5 family members: $90,510
      6 family members: $103,770
      7 family members: $117,330


    What else do I need to know?
    • Neshaminy Pre-K Counts is a full day program … generally 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. 
    • Families are accepted on a 'need' basis and not from the date the application was accepted.
    • Families that exceed the Federal Income requirements may not apply or pay tuition.
    • Families who do not live in Neshaminy School District can still apply.
    • There is no before/after school childcare available for PKC children.
    • Families whose children are selected for the Pre-K Counts program must provide transportation on a daily basis to and from the building to which they are assigned.
    • Attendance is essential.  Except for illness, children must be prompt and present on a daily basis.
    • Families are urged to attend parent-teacher conferences and workshops designed to empower them as their children’s first teachers.

    Where are the Neshaminy Pre-K Counts classrooms? 

    Three locations within Neshaminy are planned for the 2019 -2020 school year. Additional seats and/or sites may be added pending grant expansion approval.
     
    (the former Lower Southampton Elementary School)
    7 School Lane
    Feasterville, PA 19053
     
    30 Harmony Lane
    Levittown, PA  19056
     
    300 Heights Lane
    Feasterville, PA  19056


    When should I apply?
     
    Now! Funding for 2019-2020 is complete and selection is under way. New applications should be completed by August 1, 2019.


    How can I apply for the Neshaminy Pre-K Counts program?

    Check 2019 Federal Guidelines chart to compare your 2018 federal income tax form to compare your income to the amount earned for a family of your size.  For instance, a family of four can earn up to $77,250 and still qualify.   If it is less than the amount in that space, please go to the application link.

    Download and complete the application
          • Print it
          • Sign it
          • Gather supporting documents / copies required 
          • Please keep a copy of your application packet for your files.

    Submit your application, please do one of the following:

          • Fax to Neshaminy Pupil Services: 215-809-6579
          • Visit a local Neshaminy school and ask secretary to place in inter-office mail
          • Hand deliver or mail everything to: 

    Ms. Kim Johnson, Pre-K Counts Coordinator
    Pupil Services Office
    Maple Point Middle School
    2250 Langhorne-Yardley Road
    Langhorne, PA  19047
      
    Email your questions to Ms. Kim Johnson, kjohnson@neshaminy.org
     
     
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