About Our Pre-K Programs
To be eligible for our Pre-K programs, your child must be 4 years old or will be 4 years old on or before December 1st of the current calendar year. You must also live in the Hudson City School District. Please note that no transportation is provided for these programs.
UPK (Universal Pre-Kindergarten) is a full day program open to students who reside in the Hudson City School District and are currently 4 years old or will be 4 years old by December 1st of the current calendar year. These classrooms are in the new primary wing at Montgomery C. Smith Elementary School and staffed by district employees.
TPK (Targeted Pre-Kindergarten) is an income-based full day program open to students who reside in the Hudson City School District and are currently 4 years old or will be 4 years old by December 1st of the current calendar year. The classroom is in the new primary wing at Montgomery C. Smith Elementary School and it is staffed by Questar III BOCES employees.
Pre-K Registration Forms
If you are registering your child for Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) or Targeted Pre-Kindergarten (TPK), please print and complete the following forms and return them to the Registration Office in person, by mail, or by email (paper registration forms are available in the Registration Office; see contact information below):
Additional documentation required:
- Health physical (must be within one year of completion)
- Current immunization record
- Parent/guardian photo identification
- Proof of residency within the HCSD
- Proof of student’s age
We will begin accepting completed applications on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at 8:00am. Applications will be time stamped in the order they are received and slots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
WE WILL ACCEPT FULLY COMPLETED REGISTRATION PACKETS ONLY (i.e., the registration form and supporting documents above). If the forms are incomplete or documents are missing, the application will be returned. Partially completed applications will not reserve a spot in the program.
Please return completed forms and supporting documentation to:
Hudson City School District Administrative Offices
215 Harry Howard Ave
Hudson, NY 12534
To make alternate arrangements, contact the Registrar at 518-828-4360 (ext. 2100) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hudson City School District is excited to continue it’s expanded Pre-Kindergarten programs for the 2023 – 2024 school year because of continued funding from New York State to support Universal Pre-K (UPK) for four-year-old children.