The Westmoreland Early Education Center collaborates with the Syracuse City School District (SCSD) to provide 20 pre- school daycare spots for children who are eligible for Syracuse City Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK), offering programs from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. In order to be eligible for this program, children must meet Syracuse City School District criteria. Applications can be accessed and printed below, and are available from the Elmcrest Early Education Center by calling (315) 446-3220.

How to sign up

To apply for this program, you must fill out an application on the Syracuse City School District website.


Elmcrest/SCSD Universal Pre-K Location:  Westmoreland Park, 130 Westmoreland Ave. Syracuse, N.Y. 13210

Get a head start on the sign up process!

You may also get a head start by printing out and beginning the paperwork below. (Online applications will be available soon.)

Syracuse City School District Paperwork

Elmcrest Children's Center Paperwork