Pre-K 3 • Pre-K 4 • Universal Pre-K (UPK)
Studies have shown that pre-school paves the way for academic, emotional and social success. At Good Shepherd School, our Early Childhood Program provides the perfect balance of structure and self-direction for our youngest scholars.
Our spacious classrooms provide preschoolers with plenty of room to explore, create, play and move. Students in our tuition-based, selective Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4 programs gain the readiness skills needed to succeed in Kindergarten and beyond. In these programs, direct instruction is balanced with opportunities for play and other types of social engagement Those attending our Pre-K 3 program receive priority placement in our FREE Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program for the following school year!
Good Shepherd School is pleased to offer free UPK through the New York Department of Education. UPK is offered five full days a week from September to June. This free program is designed to provide students with opportunities to participate in learning activities and interact with other children and adults. For more information regarding UPK, please visit
We understand how busy our working families are. Our Early Drop-Off and After School Programs are designed to help parents and caregivers balance the demands on their time. Students can start their day at Good Shepherd School as early as 7:20 AM. They enjoy a free breakfast, and parents are more than welcome to eat with them. After school, we provide supervised care and homework assistance until 6:30 PM.