PK-8 Half Day - Friday, June 14

Students in grades PK-8 will have a half day on Friday, June 14. Dismissal times: Goff at 10:40 a.m., Pre-K (DPS/Genet/Green Meadow/Red Mill) at 10:45 a.m., Genet at 11:15 a.m., Bell Top/DPS/Green Meadow/Red Mill at 11:30 a.m.

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Pre-K Program

The East Greenbush Central School District offers a pre-k program to eligible four-year-old children. The program began in Fall 2021 with 36 students and it has expanded to 61 students for the 2022-23 school year. This includes one section each at Genet, Donald P. Sutherland and Red Mill Elementary Schools, and seven students at the Early Childhood Education Center.

Students are selected for the Pre-K Program through a random lottery after they’ve been entered by their parents with the Registration office.

2022-23 Pre-K Program

DPS/Genet/Red Mill:

  • Three sections of Pre-K (one each at Genet, DPS and Red Mill Elementary School)
  • Operated by Questar III BOCES
  • Students were selected randomly through a lottery drawing in April 2022
  • School day runs 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
  • Pre-K Program follows the East Greenbush CSD School Calendar
  • No cost to families
  • Transportation will not be provided

Early Childhood Education Center:

  • Seven students attend Pre-K at the Early Childhood Education Center
  • Students were selected randomly through a lottery drawing in April 2022
  • School day runs 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • ECEC School Calendar
  • No cost to families
  • Transportation will not be provided

2023-24 Pre-K Program

Pre-K applications were available starting Monday, February 27, 2023 through Friday, March 31, 2023. All eligible applicants were entered into a lottery, which was held Monday, April 17, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the Genet Elementary School auditorium. The lottery, which was open to the public, was operated by an independent auditor.

The first 61 children drawn in the lottery are being offered spots in the Pre-K Program. All remaining applicants will be added to a wait list. View Pre-K Lottery Results.

If a student who was selected in the lottery is withdrawn from the program by their parents or they are determined to be ineligible, that slot will go to the next available child on the waitlist.

DPS/Genet/Red Mill:

  • Three sections of Pre-K (one each at Genet, DPS and Red Mill Elementary School)
  • Operated by Questar III BOCES
  • School day runs 8:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
  • Pre-K Program follows the East Greenbush CSD School Calendar
  • Transportation is not provided

Early Childhood Education Center:

  • Seven students will attend Pre-K at the Early Childhood Education Center
  • School day runs 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
  • Transportation is not provided

Parents will be asked to provide their 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th choice of locations. The district will do its best to accommodate families but cannot guarantee preferred location.