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Registration Open for Free Mount Vernon Pre-K Program

Mount Vernon – The Mount Vernon City School District is accepting enrollment for 3-year-old children for its free full-day universal Pre-K program.

Children must be 3 years old on or by Dec. 1, 2016, and will be placed at Friendship for Tots, 261 E. Lincoln Ave. The program begins Feb. 27.

Registration will be held MondayFriday, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Rebecca Turner Elementary School, 625 S. Fourth Ave. Evening registration will be held 5-7 p.m. on Jan. 17 and 19 at the Board of Education, 165 N. Columbus Ave.

Families who are interested should bring to registration:

  • Birth certificate
  • Child’s current immunization that includes a doctor’s stamp
  • Two proofs of district residency – either a current Con Ed / home phone bill, current lease/deed, or correspondence from a government agency
  • Photo identification of the parent or guardian

To learn more, call Frances Tarrant at 914-665-5077.

About Mount Vernon City School District: With more than 8,000 students in 16 schools, the Mount Vernon City School District is committed to providing a quality education to its children as well as developing programs that meet the diverse academic and social needs of its students.



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