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Kids Express – Preschool & Universal Pre-K (UPK) in Albany, NY

Our Services

At Kids Express, we offer high-quality preschool and Universal Pre-K (UPK) programs in Albany, NY. Our experienced and dedicated staff provide a nurturing environment where children can learn, grow, and thrive. We believe in providing a comprehensive educational experience that prepares children for success in school and beyond.

Our Process

Our preschool and UPK programs follow a carefully designed curriculum that combines play-based learning with structured activities. We focus on developing essential skills such as language, math, science, and social-emotional skills. Our teachers create engaging lesson plans that cater to the unique needs and interests of each child.

Benefits of Our Programs

  • Strong foundation for academic success
  • Enhanced social and emotional development
  • Opportunities for creative expression
  • Preparation for kindergarten and beyond
  • Nurturing and supportive environment
  • Experienced and dedicated staff

Location History

Albany, NY, known as the capital of New York, has a rich history dating back to the 17th century. It played a significant role during the American Revolution and has been home to many influential figures throughout history. Today, Albany is a vibrant city that offers a diverse range of cultural and recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike.

Interesting Facts

  • Albany is the oldest continuously chartered city in the United States.
  • The city is home to several prestigious colleges and universities.
  • Albany’s architecture showcases a mix of historical and modern styles.
  • The Albany Pine Bush Preserve is one of the largest inland pine barrens in the world.

Local Culture and Traditions

Albany has a vibrant cultural scene with numerous theaters, art galleries, and music venues. The city hosts various festivals and events throughout the year, celebrating its diverse heritage. Visitors can explore museums, enjoy local cuisine, and experience the warm hospitality of the Albany community.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What age group does the preschool program cater to?

A: Our preschool program caters to children aged 3 to 5 years old.

Q: Is the Universal Pre-K (UPK) program free?

A: Yes, our UPK program is free for eligible children in Albany, NY.

Q: What qualifications do the teachers have?

A: Our teachers are highly qualified and have extensive experience in early childhood education. They hold relevant degrees and certifications.

Q: Are meals provided for the children?

A: Yes, we provide nutritious meals and snacks for the children, following the guidelines of the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Q: Is transportation provided for the children?

A: Unfortunately, we do not provide transportation services. Parents are responsible for dropping off and picking up their children.

Q: How can I enroll my child in the preschool or UPK program?

A: To enroll your child, please visit our website or contact our admissions office. We will guide you through the enrollment process and provide all the necessary information.


Get in Touch with Us

For more information about our school, programs, or rates, or to set up a private tour, email or call us anytime at (518) 328-0430.