Lancaster Central School District

Centers of Learning and Growth

 Pre-Kindergarten Program's
Requirements and Information
  • To apply for the 2017-2018 school year, an application must be filled out and returned to the following address: ELED Curriculum/UPK Lottery, 177 Central Ave., Lancaster, NY 14086, by Thursday, March 16, 2017
  • You must be a resident of the Lancaster Central School District.
  • Your child must be 4 years old on or before December 1, 2017.
  • Your child must be potty trained before school begins.
  • You can call the district office at (716) 686-3390 for more information or to have an application sent to you. You can also contact the Director, Amy Memminger at (716) 686-3200 ext. 1113.
  • A lottery will take place to fill available slots for the pre-k program. The lottery will be held at William Street School on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 5:00pm. 
  • The pre-kindergarten program, currently provided by Carousel Academy, is located at 149 Central Avenue, Lancaster, NY (in the former Central Avenue Elementary school building).
  • Parents are responsible for transporting their child to and from the program
  • The pre-kindergarten program runs 2.5 hours per day, 5 days a week.
  • The program follows the district calendar. Classes are offered in the morning (9:00 -11:30) and afternoon (12:15 -2:45). (These times may be subject to change.)
*If you have any questions about the lottery process or registration, please contact the district office at 686-3390. Thank you!