PA Pre-K Counts Grant
Providing high quality pre-kindergarten to thousands of young children across the Commonwealth because every child is Pennsylvania's future.
Classes opening now! For more information visit www.pde.state.pa.us.
If you have questions about the PA Pre-K Counts program call the school district at 814-839-3077.
Why does my child need to attend a high quality pre-kindergarten program?
Pre-kindergarten gives children a chance to learn, become excited about school and be better students.
What can I expect from a PA Pre-K Counts classroom?
use a curriculum that will help your child grow, academically and socially;
regularly review your child's progress and choose teaching and learning activities that are best for your child;
help you and your child adjust to pre-kindergarten and smoothly move on to kindergarten;
offer a small class size (no more than 20 students per one teacher and one aide) so that your child can have plenty of one-on-one time with the teachers.
By enrolling your child in PA Pre-K Counts, you can give your child a great start to a bright future.
Who is eligible for PA Pre-K Counts?
are at risk of school failure, either because of income (300% of the federal poverty level, or a family of four earning $79,500 in 2021), language (English is not your first language), cultural or special needs issues.
Each program offering PA Pre-K Counts classrooms will have their own guidelines. If your child falls into these categories, you may be eligible to apply.
How much does PA Pre-K Counts cost?