Pre-Kindergarten Program


Applications for the Pre-Kindergarten Program will be accepted from April 15 - May 24, 2024.
*The application deadline has been extended until Friday, May 24, 2024.

Please review the informational brochure for the program below:
Pre-Kindergarten Program Brochure - English
Pre-Kindergarten Program Brochure - Nepali
Pre-Kindergarten Program Brochure - Burmese
Pre-Kindergarten Program Brochure - Spanish
Pre-Kindergarten Program Brochure - Turkish

If you and your family are new to our community, we welcome you to the district!

We are excited to be implementing a Pre-Kindergarten program for the start of the 2024-2025 school year. 
The Pre-Kindergarten program will be held at McAnnulty Elementary School and will operate Monday through Friday.

Please read all instructions and review the required application documents prior to submitting the application.

ELIGIBILITY

In order to be eligible for the pre-kindergarten program, a child must:

  • Be four years of age before September 1, 2024;
  • Reside within the Baldwin-Whitehall School District;
  • Meet the guidelines regarding family income listed below.

ELIGIBILITY - FAMILY INCOME

In order to be eligible for the pre-kindergarten program, the family's income must be no more than 300%  of the federal poverty guidelines. Please reference the chart below. If your income is above these guidelines, your child will not be eligible for the program.

2023 Federal Poverty Level Guidelines 300%

Family Size

Annual Income

Monthly Income

Weekly Income

1

$ 43,740

$ 3,645

$  814

2

$ 59,160

$ 4,930

$1,138

3

$ 74,580

$ 6,215

$1,434

4

$ 90,000

$ 7,500

$1,731

5

$ 105,420

$ 8,785

$2,027

6

$120,840

$ 10,070

$2,324

7

$136,260

$11,355

$2,620

8

$151,680

$12,640

$2,917

Each Additional

$5,140

$428.33

$99


If you are currently working, proof of income (a copy of most recent W-2 and three current pay stubs) will be required with your application.

Application Forms

Complete all three documents below.

Pre-Kindergarten Program Application

Income Verification Form

Pre-Kindergarten Commitment Form

Fill out all information carefully, accurately, and completely. When completed, please submit the three documents and proof of income (a copy of most recent W-2 and three current pay stubs - if currently working) to:

Baldwin-Whitehall School District
c/o Education Services
4900 Curry Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Additional Information

Reminder: Applications will be accepted from April 15 - May 24, 2024.
*The application deadline has been extended to Friday, May 24, 2024.

If more than 20 applications are received by May 24, a selection process will occur the week of May 27, 2024 to select students for the program. Parents/guardians who have a child selected for the program will receive an acceptance letter with additional information to begin the registration process. All other eligible students will be placed on an ordered wait list. 

Any additional questions regarding the pre-kindergarten program should be directed to:
Mrs. Andrea Huffman, ahuffman@bwschools.net
Ms. Marissa Gallagher, mgallagher@bwschools.net