Pre-K Counts

What Is PA Pre-K Counts?

PA Pre-K Counts is a no cost to family, high quality pre-kindergarten education for three- and four-year-olds in Pennsylvania funded by the Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL)

Pre-K Counts ONLINE Family Application

Laura Rockwell, Pre-K Manager
219 Donohoe Rd.,
Greensburg, PA 15601
724-836-2600 ext. 215

What Can I Expect For My Child?

We know it’s important to you that your child is equipped to be successful in school. We can give your three- or four-year-old a boost. Key points about our program:

  • Early childhood-certified teaching staff
  • Safe, well-equipped learning environments
  • Curriculum and educational programming designed to help your child be ready for school
  • Meaningful assessment of your child’s abilities
  • Parent participation opportunities
  • Staff/child ratios that permit plenty of one-on-one time with teachers
  • Full-day classes (classes are five days a week for six hours each day)

Who Is Eligible?

  • Children who live in Pennsylvania and
  • Meet the income eligibility guidelines of a family less than 300% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines and
  • Children who have turned three by the kindergarten cut-off date of the school district in which they reside and
  • Children who are at-risk of school failure due to income, cultural, or special needs issues

Why Should my Child Attend a High Quality Pre-K Program?

  • Quality Pre-K prepares children for reading and math but also for paying attention, following directions, and getting along with others
  • Children who attend a quality early learning program do better in school
  • Quality education today prepares them for high quality jobs tomorrow

What Are The Locations?

Allegheny

  • Marzolf Primary in Shaler Area School District
  • Reserve Primary in Shaler Area School District
  • Penn Hills High School in Penn Hills School District

Beaver

  • Todd Lane Elementary in Central Valley School District

Fayette

  • Connellsville Township Elementary in Connellsville Area School District
  • Marshall Elementary in Laurel Highland School District
  • Masontown Area
  • Springfield Township Elementary in Connellsville Area School District
  • Wharton Elementary in Uniontown Area School District

Westmoreland

  • Southmoreland Elementary in Southmoreland School District
  • Latrobe Elementary in Greater Latrobe School District 

Locations Subject To Change.

How Do I Apply?

Contact the PA Pre-K Counts program for eligibility and enrollment information at 724-437-2590; PA Pre-K Counts, 112 Commonwealth Dr, Lemont Furnace, PA 15456; or prekcounts@privateindustrycouncil.com.

 

PA Pre-K Counts Family Application

  • General Information - Primary Adult

  • Phone NumberType (home, work, cell)Primary?Notes 
  • Family Income

  • Family MemberIncome SourceAmountPerAnnual Amount 
  • Emergency Contacts

  • NameRelationship to ChildCan release child to (Y/N)AddressPhone 1Phone 2Notes 
  • Primary / Legal Guardian Adult

  • Secondary Adult

  • Other Family Members

  • Adult / ChildLastFirstDOBGenderRelationship 
  • NOTICE: “All meals served to children under the Child Care Food Program are served at no separate charge regardless of race, color, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. There is no discrimination in admissions policy, meal service, or use of facilities. “Any complaints of discrimination should be submitted in writing within 180 days, of the incident to the Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, DC 20250.” Information from this application will be used for ongoing reporting/monitoring and assessment on a secured web-based system that is shared with multiple agencies (i.e. OCDEL, Head Start, CCIS, Early Intervention and other divisions within the Private Industry Council of Westmoreland/Fayette Inc).
  • Child Information

    Location subject to change
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
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    The following are included in determining annual income: a. Most recent W-2 Form (2019) or Most recent tax return (2019) or Pay stubs (last 30 days) b. Unemployment Financial Determination Letter c. SSI/Social Security Financial Award Letter d. Child Support Information documenting (SCDU stub 0or court order) amount received monthly e. Unearned income including cash and contributions, dividends, interest, net income, net royalties and periodic receipts from estates or trusts.
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
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  • Max. file size: 50 MB.