Universal Pre-Kindergarten

The Ballston Area Community Center (BACC) offers Universal Prekindergarten Program (UPK) for the 2017-2018 school year. An eligible child is a child who resides within the Ballston Spa Central School District (BSCSD) and who is four years of age on or before December 1st or otherwise eligible to attend kindergarten following school year, 2018-2019.

The 2 ½ hour, state-funded program is taught by a certified teachers with training in early education. The research based curriculum will promote a child’s total growth and development in all areas including emergent literacy that will instill life long independent learning skills.

BACC offers two sessions at its facility, 20 Malta Ave., in the Village of Ballston Spa. The morning session is from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and the afternoon session will be from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The sessions run from September through June, following the school district calendar.

BACC does not currently have a transportation service for this program. Families and child care providers who wish to take advantage of this free enrichment program for their children will need to provide transportation to and from BACC.

  • Program Contacts

    For information on openings please call 885-3261 extension 4 and leave a message.

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  • News & Updates

    Universal Prekindergarten Program Updated Registration Information

    The Ballston Spa Central School District is enrolling for its Universal Prekindergarten Program (UPK) for the 2017-2018 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 1st or otherwise eligible to attend kindergarten following school year, 2018-2019.

    The application packet is available on the BSCSD website. The application acceptance period is December 30th, 2016 through January 31st 2017. Parents/guardians will be notified in writing by February 28th, 2017 of placement decisions.

    For any other questions regarding the program, please call the Ballston Spa Central School District’s Office of Curriculum, Assessment and Pupil Services at: 884-7195, extension 1336.