First Presbyterian Church

1605 Genesee Street

Utica, NY 13501

Skills Developed:

  • Language skills, including reading and writing.

  • Fine and gross motor skills.

  • Math literacy.

  • Science and social studies components.

  • School readiness skills including behavior.

 

Activities at First Nursery School to Aid and Supplement the Curriculum:

  • Library access for students at all sites.

  • Parent participation in classroom encouraged.

  • Helper Program when children help with classroom jobs.

  • Family Programs including our annual art show and Dr. Seuss' birthday party.

  • Classroom presentations including visits from the Utica Fire and Police Departments, Mother Goose, a local Milk Inspector, the Utica Zoomobile and more.

  • Field trips to a local gymnastics school, the Utica Zoo and more.

Choose from our four locations:

Kernan School

929 York Street

Utica, NY 13502

Conkling School

1115 Mohawk Street

Utica, NY 13501

Columbus School

934 Armory Drive

Utica, NY 13501

First Nursery School offers high quality pre-school services through our Universal Pre-K Program in the Utica, NY area. This is a state funded program coordinated by the Utica City School District. We have been a part of this program since it began in Utica in 1998. We have certified teachers and small classes.

 

About The UPK Program:

  • FREE to Utica City School District residents who are 4 years old by December 1.

  • 5 days a week, following the Utica City School District school year calendar.

  • Half day sessions at all of our sites.

Universal Pre-K Program Curriculum:

  • Literacy based, follows NYS learning standards.

  • Hands-on learning.

  • Learning centers to develop independence and meet individual learning needs​​.

Universal Pre-K

ENROLLMENT SHALL BE MADE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, CREED OR NATIONAL ORIGIN

Address:

1605 Genesee St. Utica, NY 13501

Call:                      Fax:

315-797-6523         315-797-6523