Pre-K enrollments and aid on Long Island
Nearly 8,500 children are enrolled in pre-kindergarten programs at public schools on Long Island, according to a combination of data from state and local entities, with the bulk of them in half-day sessions. An estimated 28,000 Long Island children would be eligible. Here are enrollment details by district, along with current and proposed state aid figures from the governor's budget proposal. Pre-K programs have other sources of funding besides state aid. The map shows which districts have a Pre-K program and is color coded to indicate enrollment; click on any district for details. Read more about the Pre-K situation.
Suffolk districts do not include pre-kindergarten students enrolled in special education programs. Hewlett-Woodmere and Port Washington data did not delineate whether students enrolled in pre-kindergarten programs operated by non-public, community-based organization were enrolled in full or half-day programs. They did list 12 such students in Hewlett-Woodmere and 102 students in Port Washington. New Suffolk receives its state aid under a different program, which is not listed here. Database posted on March 18, 2016.