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In our Free-for-all, Full-day Pre-K program teachers spark wonder and learning in our children. Studies show that Pre-K helps develop stronger math and reading skills in elementary school-and foster a better chance at success in life. In this Monday- Friday, 8:30 am-3:00 pm school, children develop social skills, share, and learn to wait and listen.

Admission for our UPK program is NOT INCOME BASED. Please call us 212-375-9500 to have your name placed on the wait list.


  • Breakfast (optional): 8:05 am – 8:20 am
  • Lunch: 11:30 – 12:15 pm
  • Snack: 2 – 2:30 pm

Meals are often set up in family style so children can serve themselves and continue learning social skills as they engage in rich conversations during meals.


First day of UPK program: September 8, 2016, from 8:30 – 12:15pm

UPK closings:The-Alphabet

  • Oct 3 – Rosh Hashanah
  • Oct 5 – NYC DOE Professional Development
  • Oct 10 – Columbus Day
  • Oct 12 – Yom Kippur
  • Nov 11 – Veterans Day
  • Nov 24 & 25 – Thanksgiving Recess
  • Dec 1 – NYC DOE Professional Development
  • Dec 26 -Jan 2 Winter Recess
  • Jan 16 – Dr. Martin Luther King
  • Feb 1 – NYC DOE Professional Development
  • Feb 20-24 – Mid-Winter Recess
  • March 29 – NYC DOE Professional Development
  • Apr 10- 18 – Spring Recess
  • May 29 – Memorial Day
  • Last day of school: June 28, 2017, Early Dismissal

We offer childcare service during school closings for Pre-K and Extended Day students for an additional fee. More information will be available by the beginning of the school year.

Here are the required documents for enrollment:

We serve balanced nutritious meals each day.

Income Guidelines Form for families will determine how much reimbursement we will receive from CACFP for meals and snacks.

With Pre-K for All, Opportunity Starts Now

Our UPK provides children with meaningful activities and children develop a love for learning. At Evolution Enrichment Center, we draw on three fundamental pillars in our educational approach:

  • Whole- Rounded Child
  • Individualized Instruction
  • Parents Partnership

UPK Curriculum

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The ultimate goal of the New York State Common Core Standards for UPK is to ensure that children have a rich and varied learning experience that prepares them for success and lays the foundation for college readiness. Our UPK program reflects high standards of the Common Core Curriculum and developmentally appropriate instruction that promotes development of skills in the five learning domains:

  • Approaches to learning
  • Health and fitness
  • Social and emotional development
  • Literacy, language and communication
  • Knowledge of the world (math, science, social studies, arts and technology)

Evolution Enrichment Center offers childcare services under UPK Contract with Department of Education free of charge to families. One of our primary goals is to develop a community where parents can fully participate in the learning process of their children. Parents Guide provides suggestions of what parents can do at home to reinforce and extend their child’s learning. If questions or concerns arise, teachers will provide answers by email, plus send out daily emails to inform about the day’s classroom activities and what steps parents can take at home to reinforce topics learned. Parents are also encouraged to volunteer in the classroom, with specific tasks being coordinated with the lead teacher.


Afterschool Pre-K Program complement our UPK program from the hours of 3pm to 6pm with advanced learning and development in literacy, math, and physical activity. This tuition based program is an extension of the UPK schedule and curriculum and is available at a daily, weekly, or a semester rate.

Reserve Your Spot on Our Waitlist Today

Please call our learning center for kids 212-375-9500 or reach out to us online.