• PRE K Counts

    A COLLABORATION BETWEEN BOYERTOWN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT & THE FOUNDATION FOR BOYERTOWN EDUCATION


     

    Pre K Counts Flyer

     

    Boyertown Area School District Pre-K Counts Mission:

    To provide high-quality, comprehensive services to all enrolled Pre-K Counts children and their families. By forming a partnership with parents, staff, and community members, we offer services designed to promote the healthiest, safest environment in which children, families, and staff can thrive and reach their full potential.

    Boyertown Area School District Pre-K Counts Goals:

    • Prepare and teach preschool children the school readiness skills needed to be ready for school success.
    • Foster his or her intellectual, social, and emotional growth.
    • Provide opportunities for children and families in our program that will help prepare them for future school and life successes.
    • Increase the chance of doing well in school, attending college or trade school, and having a successful career.

     

    What can I expect from a PA Pre-K Counts classroom?

    Boyertown Area School District PA Pre-K Counts classrooms will:

    • Employ teachers with the education and expertise to teach young children
    • Allow children to participate in indoor and outdoor play daily
    • Use a research-based curriculum that will help your child grow, academically and socially
    • Regularly review your child’s progress and choose teaching and learning activities that are best for your child
    • Help you and your child adjust to pre-kindergarten and smoothly move on to kindergarten
    • Provide nutritious snacks daily

     Who is eligible for Boyertown Area School District Pre-K Counts?

    Boyertown Area School District PA Pre-K Counts is designed for children who:

    • Are the age of 3 (by September 1, 2021) and before the entry age for kindergarten
    • Children who are 4 years and older will have first priority
    • Boyertown Area School District PA Pre-K Counts is free to eligible families and is funded through Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts. Families earning up to 300% of the federal poverty level. 

     

    2021 Federal Poverty Level Guidelines

    Family Size

    100% (Head Start Eligible)

    300% (Pre-K Counts Eligible)

    1

    $12,880

    $38,640

    2

    $17,420

    $52,260

    3

    $21,960

    $65,880

    4

    $26,500

    $79,500

    5

    $31,040

    $93,120

    6

    $35,580

    $106,740

    7

    $40,120

    $120,360

    8

    $44,660

    $133,980

    Each Additional

    +$4,540

    +$13,620

     

     

    Where are Boyertown Area School District PA Pre-K Counts classrooms located?

    Sessions are held at Boyertown Senior High School and Washington Elementary School

    How can I enroll my child in a PA Pre-K Counts classroom?

    We need the following to enroll your child for the 2021-2022 school year:

    1. Completed application 2021-2022 Pre-K Counts Application
    2. A copy of your child’s birth certificate
    3. A copy of your most recent Federal Income Tax form
    4. Completed Physical Form/Immunizations
    5. Completed Dental Exam Form
    6. Completed Emergency Contact Form
    7. Completed Pre-K Counts Publicity Form
    8. Signature Page From Pre-K Counts Student Handbook Signature Page
    9. Student Handbook Pre-K Counts Program Handbook
    10. Completed Pre-K Counts Enrollment Checklist

    Please submit your application packet to the Boyertown Area School District Education Center, 911 Montgomery Avenue, Boyertown PA 19512.  Once your packet is received and approved, you will receive an enrollment confirmation email.

    Who do I contact with questions regarding Boyertown Area School District PA Pre-K Counts Program?