PHLpreK is the City of Philadelphia’s free, quality pre-K program that gives children a strong foundation for their education. Quality pre-k is proven to reduce the need for special education, raise graduation rates, and narrow the achievement gap. Best of all, 2018-2019 enrollment is open, but filling up fast!
Here is what last year’s students’ parents and caregivers have said about PHLpreK:
- 96% of surveyed families feel their child is better prepared for kindergarten
- 95% of surveyed families are satisfied with the overall quality of their child’s PHLpreK teacher
- 99% of surveyed families would recommend the PHLpreK program to other parents
Parents and caregivers are praising teachers and staff
“I love the curriculum that they are using and I love that my son has learned so much this year”
“Very pleased with this program and so glad we chose to send our children here. Their teachers were phenomenal and we couldn’t have asked for anyone better.”
Parents and caregivers are praising the city
“I’m really thrilled to be a part of this inaugural pre-K program in Philly. It’s been a huge educational and financial asset to our family. I appreciate the strides we are making as a city toward investing in early childhood education, and I talk about the benefits of this program with neighbors and colleagues all the time.”
And best of all, children are prepared for kindergarten!
“My child has learned and studied materials I taught in first and second grade; she is by far ready for kindergarten and first grade. I am very happy with her progress. Keep up the good work!!!!!”
“Excellent program. Such a great way for kids to learn social emotional skills before kindergarten. Helps creativity, addresses different types of learners.”
“Overall the PreK program is a good program to better prepare my child to the next level”