The Ballston Spa Central School District is currently enrolling students for its Universal Prekindergarten Program for the 2020-2021 school year. An eligible child is a child who resides within the school district and who is four years of age on or before December 1, 2020. A child who is age-eligible to attend kindergarten is not eligible for the UPK program.
Agencies that provide the Universal Prekindergarten Program for the district are the YMCA Malta Childcare Center, the Saratoga County Equal Opportunity Center Head Start program at Gordon Creek Elementary School, and the Ballston Area Community Center.
To apply to enroll a child at the YMCA Malta Childcare Center, contact Jenna Graber at (518) 583-4342.
To apply to enroll a child at the Saratoga County EOC Head Start program, contact Lina Sanchez at (518) 884-7270, ext. 3484.
To apply to enroll a child at the Ballston Area Community Center, contact Kathi Leigh at (518) 885-3261, ext. 16.
The application packet is available HERE or through the UPK agencies. The application deadline is January 31, 2020. Parents/guardians will be notified in writing at the end of February of placement decisions.
For any other questions regarding the program, please contact the Ballston Spa Central School District’s Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment at (518) 884-7195, ext. 1330. For additional information, visit the district’s Universal Prekindergarten Program webpage.