Pre-K lottery deadline is February 9th

Pre-K lottery deadline is February 9th
Posted on 02/09/2024

The Hicksville Public School District is offering a full day Pre-Kindergarten program for the 2024-2025 school year.  To be eligible to participate, children must be 4 years of age prior to December 1, 2024 with a birthdate between December 2, 2019 and December 1, 2020.  Selection for this program is lottery-based and requires the completion of an application. Applications for the lottery will be available on January 2, 2024 and must be received by 3 p.m. on Friday, February 9, 2024.  Please complete only one application.

Pre-K classes will run Monday through Friday and will follow the school district’s school calendar. There is no cost to participate in this program. Students must reside in the Hicksville school district to be eligible.  Families are responsible for providing transportation for their child. The curriculum follows NYS Pre-Kindergarten Standards and is taught by New York State Certified Teachers.

Students will be selected for the program by a random lottery observed by the district’s auditing firm. Requests received after the deadline will not be accommodated. Please check the Hicksville Public School website for the lottery date. Seats are limited, and placement is not guaranteed.

If you would like to enter your child in the Pre-Kindergarten lottery, please complete the online application no later than 3 p.m. on February 9, 2024. To access the form, visit:

If you have additional questions, contact the Pre-Kindergarten Department at 516-733-2371 or email: [email protected].