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3K & 4K For All

Stepping Stone Pre & Grade School participates in the 3-K & 4-K for All program. All 3 & 4 year old's residing in New York City are eligible for *6.5 hours Free (Full Day). Stepping Stone Pre & Grade School is registered to have 54 UPK spaces.

*6 & 1/2 Hours Free = 9am to 3:30pm

Extended day is offered at a discounted rate.

Starting as early as 7am & pick-up is before 6pm.

We accept BEGIN & ACD vouchers for full day and the after-school program.

Registration Instructions:

The 3-K & 4-K registration must be completed online through the Department of Education. If you do not have the ability to complete the application online, you can apply over the phone by calling the Department of Education at (718) 935-2009 or email for more information.


Online Registration: Log on to to begin the registration process by creating an online account. Once your account has been created, follow the prompts to begin filling out the online application. You will need to enter the school name and the school code as your FIRST CHOICE while you are registering.

School Name: Stepping Stone Pre & Grade School

School Code: 29QAHG


Confirmation Receipt: It is extremely important that you receive a confirmation receipt when you have completed the registration process. If you do not receive a receipt, your application may not have been submitted correctly. Please make sure that you use a valid working email address when registering.


Returning Students or Siblings of a student: Returning students moving up from our Nursery program, please be sure to claim "Current Student" priority on your application. Also, if you have more than one child attending Stepping Stone Pre & Grade School, you can also claim "Sibling" priority on your application. DO NOT fill out a separate application for the sibling; choose "Add Another Child" to the current application.


Offer Letter: You will receive an offer letter from the Department of Education during the Spring. At this time, you will pre-register and provide all the requested documents directly to the school. If you registered online, you will receive an offer letter via email and mail. If you registered over the phone, you will receive an offer letter via the mail.


Pre-Registration: Please contact our school after you receive your offer letter to find out more information about the pre-registration process.


Questions about our school? Please feel free to email us at:

*Pre-K for All is limited to a child's residence in New York City (Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens & Staten Island)

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