Hicksville’s Pre-K Lottery Deadline Is February 18


The Hicksville Public School District is offering a Pre-Kindergarten program for the 2022-23 school year with half day and full day openings available. Children must be 4 years of age prior to December 1, 2022 to be eligible to participate. Selection for this program is lottery-based and requires the completion of an application. Applications for the lottery will become available on January 3 and must be received by 3 p.m. on Friday, February 18.

The Pre-K program will be running a full day program and half day program, and classes will be held from Monday through Friday. The program will follow the school district’s school 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 Prekindergarten Standards and is taught by New York State Certified Teachers.

Students will be selected for the program by a randomized lottery to be observed by the District’s auditing firm. Requests to enter the lottery past the deadline are unable to be accommodated. The lottery drawing will be held on March 2. Seats are limited, and placement is not guaranteed.

Students must be a Hicksville Public School District resident and be 4 years of age on or before December 1 in order to participate. For the 2022-23 Pre-K program, students’ birth dates must be between December 2, 2017 and December 1, 2018.

If resident would like to enter their child in the Pre-Kindergarten lottery, complete the online application no later than February 18, 2022 by 3 p.m. with the form below:

English Version – https://forms.gle/kgfNrqusN2zLBxhs5

Version en Español – https://forms.gle/dsKcswHCsMX9BxER7

If you have any additional questions, =contact the Pre-Kindergarten Department at 516-733-2371 or email preschool@hicksvillepublicschools.org.

-Submitted by the Hicksville School District

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