United School District

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About Pre-K Counts

Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts was enacted into law by Act 45 of 2007 (and amended in 2008 and 2010) amending the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P. S. §§ 25-2501—25-2599.3). Its purpose is to expand the number of children who have access to a high-quality pre-kindergarten program.

United’s Pre-K Counts program is open to 4 year old students whose family meets the income guidelines. The program designed as a full-day program which runs on the regular elementary school time of 8:35- 3:20 daily and operates 180 days each school year.   As part of the program, the United School District will provide bussing to and from school daily.  Additionally, breakfast, lunch, and a daily afternoon snack will be provided at no cost to the families.