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Universal Pre-Kindergarten

*Our registration process is a 2 step process, please fill out either new registrations for new families or re-registration for families who have been with us in the past. then print our registration form and bring it to our facility please call our office for any questions at (631) 435-3215

What Does The Curriculum Consist Of

Pre-K places its focus on the healthy development of the whole child by providing a safe, happy, nurturing environment where children are intellectually, socially and physically stimulated while participating in fun activities. The curriculum is based on learning centers and a theme-based approach to learning. Each classroom is equipped with Listening, Block, Math Centers, Science Centers, Reading, Computer, Dramatic Play, Art Centers.

Who Can Participate


Shepherd’s Gate offers a Private Pre-Kindergarten program for children who are at least

4 years old December 1st. 

What will your child experience in the Pre-K Program


Shepherd’s Gate provides an exciting classroom environment that will allow children to explore and discover, instilling a love for learning that will follow them throughout their educational lives. Our lessons and activities are developed and

implemented such to meet the varying needs of each child.


UPK Program Hours

•Full Day UPK: 9:45 am – 3:45 pm or 10:00 am-4:00 pm

hours subject to change 

Children Who Attend UPK Will Be:

Other Areas Of Enrichment

Children will also participate in weekly activities including:


Music:                 Singing, Dance, Musical Instruments like Ukulele and Drums


Gym Class:         Physical Activities That Are Developed To Reinforce What Is                                            Learned In The Classroom Based On The Curriculum


Spanish Class:  Children Will Participate In Weekly Spanish Lessons

Better prepared for kindergarten, especially in the areas of pre-reading, pre-math, and social skills;

  • More less likely to need special education services or be held back a grade

  • More likely to graduate from high school

  • Most likely to go to college.

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