Universal Pre-K

Preschool Registration

Lyme Central School is now accepting potential student names to add to the 2024-2025 UPK census list.

To be eligible for the UPK program, children must be four years old by December 1, 2024.  School aged children, aged 5 or over as of December 1 are not eligible for pre-kindergarten, but may enroll for kindergarten.

Our program is limited to 18 students. Please call the counseling office at 315-649-2417, option 2, or email tkimmis@lymecsd.org to add your child to the census list for the 2024-2025 school year. The deadline for the lottery drawing is February 29, 2024.  If more than 18 students are on the list, a lottery drawing will be held on March 1, 2024.  Parents will be notified of the status of their student by mail.  Registration to secure your seat will need to be completed by April 30, 2024. If fewer than 18 students express interest by February 29, 2024, students will be added to the list on a first come first serve basis beginning on March 1, 2024.

To prepare for registration, please gather the following documents:

  • Student's ID: Birth certificate (preferred), passport or baptismal record
  • Parent/ Guardian ID: Photo driver's license or passport
  • Proof of Residency:
    • Deed/ Mortgage Statement
    • Current Signed Lease/ Rental Agreement
    • Current Utility Bill
    • A written, notarized statement by a third-party landlord, owner or tenant from whom the parent(s) or person(s) in parental relation leases or with whom they share property within the district
  • If a divorce or separation applies, please provide Proof of Custody.

The school nurse will need a recent physical and immunization record. Please plan accordingly to get the physical scheduled with your pediatrician.