Important School Reopening Information: Updated 8/5/2020 at 2:40 pm
Beginning August 3, 2020, all Pennsbury buildings will be open to the public by appointment only.
 
 
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Bucks County PreK Counts Consortium Mission Statement

“The Bucks County Pre-K Counts Consortium is a network of the PKC Lead Agencies in Bucks County working collaboratively to sustain and expand high quality Pre-K Counts programing for families and children.  This is accomplished through mutual sharing of information, responding to professional development needs of our staff, following a standardized county-wide PKC Mentoring & Induction program, promoting legislative advocacy, participating in community events, and promoting family engagement.”  


Pennsbury School District Pre-K Counts
APPLICATION SUBMISSION INFORMATION 
YOU CAN MAIL YOUR APPLICATION PACKET TO THE ADDRESS BELOW OR YOU CAN DROP OFF YOUR APPLICATION PACKET AT WALT DISNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY FROM 8 AM - 2 PM. DUE TO COVID-19, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SPEAK WITH ANYONE REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION PACKET IF YOU ARE DROPPING IT OFF IN PERSON. WE ARE UNABLE TO MAKE COPIES OF YOUR DOCUMENTS AT THIS TIME. PLEASE LEAVE YOUR APPLICATION AND ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS IN THE BASKET MARKED "PREK DOCUMENTS" IN THE VESTIBULE. 
 
 You can mail your application packet and ALL supporting documents to the address below. Please note that all documents submitted MUST be copies as documents WILL NOT be returned to you.  
 
PENNSBURY PREK COUNTS 
ATTN: LAURIE RUFFING
200 LAKESIDE DRIVE
LEVITTOWN, PA 19054
 
The application packet and supporting documents can also be emailed, however all documents must be in PDF format. We are unable to accept photos of the application. Copies of all documents must be clear. You can download a copy of the application below. The application packet and all supporting documents should be sent in one email to [email protected] 
 
Applications for the 2020 - 2021 PreK Counts program are now available on our website. If you are applying for the 2020 - 2021 PreK Counts program, you will need to complete the 2020 - 2021 application .
 
Welcome to The Pennsbury School District Pre-K Counts Website. For more information, please click on the link below. Please note that the Pennsbury School District Pre-K Counts Program is for 3 & 4 year olds that financially qualify. Students must be 4 by September 1, 2020 in order to be age eligible for the 4 year old program during the 2020 - 2021 school year. Students must be 3 by September 1, 2020 in order to be age eligible for the 3 year old program during the 2020 - 2021 school year.
 

Please return your application to the following address:

Walt Disney Elementary School, Attn: Laurie Ruffing, 200 Lakeside Drive, Levittown, PA 19054. For more information, please call 215-949-6868 ext. 20815.

Important Pre-K Counts Documents
Frequently Asked Questions

When will I know if my child is accepted into the program? Families are notified in June about acceptance into the program. This usually occurs around the same time that the state budget is passed. Please note that due to COVID-19 closures, this annoucement may be delayed. 


Is the program a half or full day program? The Pennsbury School District Pre-K Counts program is a full day program. The 4 year old classrooms within the district are from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. The 3 & 4 year old classrooms at the Morrisville YMCA are from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM. Before and after care is not provided at the Pennsbury School District locations. Before and after care may be available at the Morrisville YMCA location for an additional cost. For more information, please call 215-736-8077.


Where is the Pennsbury Pre-K Counts program located? 
The 4 year old classrooms are located within Pennsbury School District. The program will be held at Manor Elementary School (401 Penn Valley Road, Levittown), Walt Disney Elementary School (200 Lakeside Drive, Levittown) and Penn Valley Elementary School (180 North Turn Lane, Levittown). We also have a 3 & 4 year old classroom at the Morrisville YMCA (200 Pennsylvania Avenue, Morrisville).
 
Do I have to reside within Pennsbury School District to apply for the Pennsbury Pre-K Counts Program?
No, the Pennsbury School District Pre-K program is open to all residents of Pennsylvania. Students from other local districts are invited to apply.
 
My financial income is over the 300% financial guideline limit amount for my household size. Can I still apply for the Pre-K Counts program?
No, the Pre-K Counts program is a grant funded program provided through the Office of Child Development and Early Learning. Since this is a grant funded program, which is free of charge to all participants, we must adhere to the guidelines set forth by OCDEL.
 
I am over the income limit, can I pay for my child to attend the program?
No, since this is a grant funded program all students MUST meet the financial guideline requirements.
 
Is transportation provided?
No, transportation is not provided to or from the program. Families are required to provide transportation to and from school each day. 
 
My child receives Early Intervention services through an outside organization. Is my child able to receive these services at school?
Yes, we have several outside agencies that visit children in our Pre-K program and provided early intervention services to them during instructional hours. 
 
How many students are in each classroom?
All of our classrooms have 18 students with one teacher and a paraprofessional.  
 
What supplies does my child need for the program?
The grant pays for all costs of the program including supplies and meals. Your child should arrive to school with a standard size backpack. All other necessary materials will be provided at no charge.
 
Where do I drop off my child's application?
All applications for the Pennsbury School District 3 & 4 year old program MUST be submitted to Walt Disney Elementary School  Attn: Laurie Ruffing, 200 Lakeside Drive North, Levittown, PA 19054.  
 
Walt Disney Elementary
200 Lakeside Drive
Levittown, PA 19054-3935
Telephone: 215-949-6868
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