Kernan School

929 York Street

Utica, NY 13502

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 three locations:

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

Call:                      Fax:

315-797-6523         315-797-6523

 

Address:

1605 Genesee St. Utica, NY 13501