Currently Offering Full Day UPK and Afterschool Program until 6:30pm!

Dear Parents (with children born in 2013),

BedRock Preschool is offering FULL DAY PRE-K for All (previously known as UPK).  NYC families with children born in 2013 may apply to a full-day program at BedRock Preschool.  The Department of Education enrollment period for the 2017-2018 school year will begin on January 17th and end February 24th.

PRE-K for ALL covers 6 hours and 20 minutes (8:30am to 2:50pm).  Many of our families may need early drop off at 7:30am and / or afterschool and late pick up at 5:30pm and 6:30pm respectively.  Additional fees will apply for hours before and after PRE-K for All.  To learn more about our program, we are encouraging families to attend our Open House Information Session on: 

  • Wednesday, January 11 at 3:30pm
  • Wednesday, January 18 at 3:30pm
  • Wednesday, January 25 at 3:30pm
  • Thursday, February 16 at 3:30pm 


Parents must RSVP and email

This is a parent only event.  Please include the following information: 

1. Child's Full Name and DOB

2. Parent's Name, Email, Phone Number

We look forward to helping you through this application process and partnering with you as your child embarks on his or her educational journey!!


BedRock Preschool



Additional Information:  


How can I secure a seat for my child?

According to DOE guidelines, priority seating must be given to current students and siblings of current students.  All students enrolled prior to September 2017 (this includes students joining BedRock for July and/or August 2017 and afterschool program 2017-2018) are considered current students and will be placed in our Pre-K for All classroom.    


How can I enroll my child in the summer and afterschool program?

Visit our website at

And schedule a tour.  We encourage parents to download and complete the “Application for Admission” form in advance.  A one-time application fee of $95 is required and $500 security deposit can secure your child’s spot for summer and afterschool program for 2017-2018.


What is PRE-K for All? 

Prekindergarten for All provides four-year-old children access to comprehensive early childhood education experiences that promote their social-emotional, creative expressive/aesthetic, physical, cognitive, linguistic and cultural development.  Pre-K for All is a free program covering a full day of 6 hours and 20 minutes (from 8:30-2:50pm) and 176 instructional days with 4 professional / staff development days.  The requirements are: 1. Families must reside in the five boroughs and provide proof of residence 2. Child must turn 4 years old by December 31st.


Our Pre-Kindergarten Program focuses on:

* Aligning curriculum with common core standards.

* Continuous assessment of student skill acquisition.

* A classroom environment integrating language & literacy, math, science, social studies, art & music.

* Family Involvement providing for school-home collaboration.

* Building solid foundation for kindergarten readiness.


What should I do with my offer letter / email once I receive it from the DOE?

Parents must contact BedRock Preschool at 718.884.0020 for registration dates / timeslots. 

When pre-registering, you must bring:

  • Your child
  • Your offer letter
  • Your child’s birth certificate or passport
  • Proof of address (two acceptable documents.  Reference list below:
  • Utility bill from past 60 days (gas/electric/water)
  • Letter on government letterhead
  • Current deed or mortgage statement
  • Current property tax bill
  • Current lease agreement
  • Official payroll documentation from employer current deed or mortgage statement
  • Current property tax bill
  • Current lease agreement
  • Official payroll documentation from employe


My child is wait listed at BedRock Preschool.  What should I do?

In cases where your child is wait listed at BedRock Preschool and parents are still interested, it is important to contact our school.  We want to keep an accurate wait list and will contact families when space becomes available.  Parents should email Lauren@BedRockpreschool with the following information:

1. Child's Full Name and DOB

2. Parent's Name, Email, Phone Number

Summer Camp / Afterschool Application
Summer : Afterschool Application.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [227.8 KB]
Parent Statement and Questionnaire
Parent Statement and Questionnaire.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [265.9 KB]
Proof of Residence
UPK Proof of Residence.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [276.9 KB]
BedRock UPK Flyer
BedRock UPK Flyer.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.1 MB]

A Foundation for Your Child's Future

BedRock Preschool
3220 Arlington Ave

Bronx, NY 10463


Main Line:

(718) 884-0020


Ms. Cynthia

Program Director


Ms. Lauren

Assistant Director



Ms. Mego

Director of Admission and Enrollment





To Schedule a Tour

Please contact

Ms. Lauren

School Curriculum

BedRock Preschool’s curriculum follows established educational principles. Activities are divided into different groups to ensure that each child's needs are met in full.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

7:30am - 6:30pm



3 Months to 6 Years old