Universal Pre-K

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Our Universal Pre-K 16:1:2 Classrooms and 12:1:3 CPSE Bilingual Alternate Classrooms offer families a free, high quality, family friendly learning environment for children of all developmental levels. UPK programs are located in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island; all classrooms are close to public transportation.

UPK educational programming is the right choice for many families.  All UPK classrooms are led by licensed and certified teachers and are staffed with certified teaching assistants.  In addition, we provide special education, physical, occupational, and speech therapy as well as counseling and an extensive family support network. 

Our facilities and services include nurses on site, assistive and adaptive technology, augmentative communication, sensory rooms and a technology enhanced classroom experience for all of our children.  Many of our locations have their own special offerings like a large indoor adaptive swimming pool in Brooklyn, 12 acres of open play space in the Bronx, easy access to shopping and parks in Manhattan, and outdoor and indoor adaptive playgrounds in Staten Island.

There are many advantages to UCP of NYC's Integrated UPK classroom programming. Examples include healthcare services, Respite services, summer camp programs, medicaid coordination, access to TechWorks technology resource centers and our SHARE lending libraries.

If you are interested or would like to refer us to someone, please contact Project Connect at projectconnect@ucpnyc.org or 1-877-827-2666 and we will connect you to the borough education director of your choice.  Spanish translation is available.

United Cerebral Palsy of New York City
80 Maiden Lane - 8th Floor
New York, NY 10038


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