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Pre-K Counts Grants

Expanding access to high-quality, early childhood education is a proven investment and priority for the Wolf administration. Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts provides high-quality pre-kindergarten services to at-risk three- and four-year olds at no cost to families. Children living in families earning up to 300 percent of poverty, or a family of four earning $75,000 annually, are eligible to apply. Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts is offered in school districts, Keystone STARS 3 and 4 child care programs, Head Start programs, and licensed nursery schools. A listing of the Pre-K Counts competitive grant awardees for 2018-19 appears below. To learn more about Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts, visit the COMPASS website.

Agency Name County Counties Served Provider Type
LITTLE LIFE ENRICHMENT CENTER Adams County Adams, York  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Upper Adams SD Adams County Adams  School district
West Mifflin Area SD Allegheny County Allegheny School district
Highlands SD Allegheny County Allegheny  School district
Hosanna House Inc/Weci Allegheny County Allegheny  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Duquesne City SD Allegheny County Allegheny  School district
Bethel Park SD Allegheny County Allegheny School district
Northgate SD Allegheny County Allegheny School district
YWCA Greater Pittsburgh Allegheny County Allegheny  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Crafton Childrens Corner Allegheny County Allegheny Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Imani Christian Academy Allegheny County Allegheny Licensed Nursery School
McKeesport Area SD Allegheny County Allegheny School district
Woodland Hills SD Allegheny County Allegheny School district
Riverview Childrens Center Inc Allegheny County Allegheny, Westmoreland, Butler Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Wilkinsburg Borough SD Allegheny County Allegheny  School district
Council 3 Rvs Amr in Ctr Inc Allegheny County Children from Allegheny County will be served. Head Start grantee
Brightside Academy Allegheny County Allegheny, Philadelphia  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Allegheny IU 3 Allegheny County Allegheny County Head Start grantee
Pittsburgh SD Allegheny County Allegheny School district
KATHERINE GREEN DBA GRANDMAS HOUSE Armstrong County Armstrong, Westmoreland Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Apollo-Ridge SD Armstrong County Students from both Armstrong and Indiana counties will be served by this Pre-K program. School district
Armstrong Co Comm Action Agy Armstrong County Armstrong Head Start grantee
Riverside Beaver County SD Beaver County Beaver, Lawrence School district
Big Beaver Falls Area SD Beaver County Beaver School district
Western Beaver County SD Beaver County Beaver School district
Ambridge Area SD Beaver County Beaver County School district
Hap Enterprises Inc Beaver County Beaver Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Allegheny Lutheran Social Bedford  Children will be served in Bedford County and Cambria County. In Bedford County, the children will be located in the Bedford Area School District at the Growing Years Early Learning Center at Bedford, 106 West Penn Street, Bedford, PA 15522. The children will be located in the Westmont-Hilltop School District at the Growing Years Early Learning Center at Johnstown, 865 Susquehanna Street, Johnstown, PA 15905 in Cambria County. Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Tussey Mountain SD Bedford County Huntingdon, Bedford  School district
Bedford Area SD Bedford County Bedford County School district
Chestnut Ridge SD Bedford County Bedford  School district
Boyertown Area SD Berks County Berks, Montgomery  School district
Governor Mifflin SD Berks County Berks School district
Opportunity House Berks County Berks Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
YMCA of Reading and Berks Co Berks County Berks   Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Berks County IU 14 Berks County Berks Head Start grantee
Berks Community Action Program Inc Berks County Berks County and Chester County A third party entity administering the lead agency responsibilties for entities that are eligible to provide the classroom services under the categories listed above
Tyrone Area SD Blair County Blair, Huntington, Centre School district
Child Advocates Blair Co Blair County Blair  Head Start grantee
KIDS FIRST BLAIR COUNTY Blair County Blair Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Begin With US Child Care Blair County Blair Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Towanda Area SD Bradford County Bradford School district
DISCOVER THE WORLD CHILDRENS CENTER INC Bradford County Bradford Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
WYALUSING VALLEY CHILDRENS CENTER INC Bradford County Bradford, Sullivan Group Child Care Home designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Quakertown Community SD Bucks County Bucks School district
Bucks County IU 22 Bucks County Bucks Head Start grantee
Pennsbury SD Bucks County Bucks  School district
Bristol Township SD Bucks County Bucks, Montgomery School district
Neshaminy SD Bucks County Bucks School district
United Way of Bucks County Bucks County Bucks A third party entity administering the lead agency responsibilties for entities that are eligible to provide the classroom services under the categories listed above
Slippery Rock Univ/Sga Presch Butler County Butler  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Butler Co Childrens Center Butler County Butler  Head Start grantee
Lifesteps Inc Butler County Armstrong, Beaver & Butler  Licensed Nursery School
Penn Cambria SD Cambria County Cambria School district
Cambria Heights SD Cambria County Cambria  School district
Conemaugh Valley SD Cambria County Cambria  School district
COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP OF CAMBRIA COUNTY Cambria County Cambria Head Start grantee
Greater Johnstown SD Cambria County Cambria  School district
Northern Tier Comm Action Corporation Cameron County Cameron  Head Start grantee
Jim Thorpe Area SD Carbon County Carbon. School district
Lehighton Area SD Carbon County Carbon School district
Palmerton Area SD Carbon County Carbon School district
Weatherly Area SD Carbon County Carbon  School district
Pennsylvania State Univ CC Prg Centre County Centre Licensed Nursery School
Child Development & Family Council of Centre Co Inc Centre County Clinton, Lycoming, Centre & Blair Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Creative Play Day School Chester County Chester  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
TREEHOUSE CHILD CARE SERVICES DBA THE CHILDRENS TREEHOUSE Chester County Chester Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Warwick Child Care Center Inc Chester County Chester Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Owen J Roberts SD Chester County Chester School district
Chester County IU 24 Chester County Chester  Head Start grantee
PATHSTONE CORPORATION Chester County Adams
Berks
Carbon
Chester
Franklin 
Head Start grantee
Bright Beginnings Education Center, Inc. Chester County Chester  Licensed Nursery School
North Clarion County SD Clarion County Clarion School district
Keystone Smiles Comm Lrng Ctr Clarion County Clarion, Jefferson, Clearfield, Mercer  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Childrens Aid Society DCC Clearfield County Clearfield Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Cen Clear Child SERVICES INC Clearfield County Centre County (communities of Bellefonte, Howard, Port Matilda, Wingate, Centre Hall and Rebersburg); Clearfield County (communities of Hyde/Clearfield, DuBois, Houtzdale, Osceola Mills, Grampian, Philipsburg, Morrisdale, and Westover); and Elk County (communities of Ridgway, St. Marys, and Kersey). Head Start grantee
FCCA PKC Crawford County Crawford Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Mechanicsburg Area SD Cumberland County Cumberland  School district
Shippensburg Univ Headstart Cumberland County Cumberland and Franklin Head Start grantee
Halifax Area SD Dauphin County Dauphin School district
Harrisburg City SD Dauphin County Dauphin School district
Bright Futures Learning Centers Inc Dauphin County Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, York, Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Keystone Service Systems Inc Dauphin County Dauphin  Head Start grantee
Interboro SD Delaware County Delaware  School district
Aardvark Child Care and Learning Center Inc Delaware County Delaware, Chester City, Chester Licensed Nursery School
The Discovery Tree Delaware County Delaware  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Youth Enrichment Programs Delaware County Delaware  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Chester-Upland SD Delaware County Delaware  School district
Delaware County IU 25 Delaware County Delaware  Head Start grantee
Todays Child Learning Center Delaware County Delaware Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Johnsonburg Area SD Elk County Elk  School district
Millcreek Township SD Erie County Erie  School district
Benedictine Sisters of Erie Erie County Erie Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Corry Area SD Erie County Erie, Crawford, Warren School district
Dr Gertrude A Barber Center Erie County Erie  Licensed Nursery School
Early Connections, Inc. Erie County Erie  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Greater Erie Community Action Committee Erie County Erie  Head Start grantee
YMCA of Greater Erie Erie County Erie, Crawford    Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Edinboro University of PA Erie County Erie, Crawford, Warren  A third party entity administering the lead agency responsibilties for entities that are eligible to provide the classroom services under the categories listed above
Erie City SD Erie County Erie School district
Frazier SD Fayette County Fayette School district
Uniontown Area SD Fayette County Fayette School district
Pinky Toes Childcare and Development Center Fayette County Fayette  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Crayon Clubhouse LLC Fayette County Fayette  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
DUCK HOLLOW DISCOVERY LEARNING CENTER INC Fayette County Fayette  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Fannett-Metal SD Franklin County Franklin School district
Greencastle-Antrim SD Franklin County Franklin School district
Tuscarora SD Franklin County Franklin School district
Waynesboro Area SD Franklin County Franklin  School district
Chambersburg Area SD Franklin County Franklin School district
Southern Fulton SD Fulton County Fulton  School district
Huntingdon County Child & Adult Development Corporation Huntingdon County Huntingdon Head Start grantee
Penns Manor Area SD Indiana County Indiana School district
Indiana Co Chld DC Program Indiana County Indiana Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
United SD Indiana County Indiana  School district
Marion Center Area SD Indiana County Indiana School district
ARIN IU 28 Indiana County Armstrong, Indiana A third party entity administering the lead agency responsibilties for entities that are eligible to provide the classroom services under the categories listed above
Jefferson-Clarion Head Start, Inc. Jefferson County Jefferson, Clarion Counties with parts of :Armstrong County; Indiana County; Butler County; Elk County; and Venango County that are in the catchment area of school districts within Jefferson and Clarion Counties. Head Start grantee
Tuscarora IU 11 Juniata Juniata Head Start grantee
Kreig Institute for Early Childhood Education, Inc. Lackawanna County Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susq., Wayne, Pike  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Northeastern Ch Care Service Lackawanna County Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Wayne Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
ABC Kiddie Kampus Inc Lackawanna County Luzerne, Lackawanna Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Scranton-Lacka Hmn Dev Agy Inc Lackawanna County Lackawanna, Pike, Wayne  Head Start grantee
Sunrise Corporation LLC Lancaster County Lancaster  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Lancaster Day Care Ctr Lancaster County Lancaster  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Lancaster Mennonite School Locust Grove Campus Lancaster County Lancaster Licensed Nursery School
Conestoga Valley SD Lancaster County Lancaster  School district
Owl Hill Learning Center Lancaster County Lancaster Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Hildebrandt Learning Center @ Pequea Valley Lancaster County Lancaster  Licensed Nursery School
KinderCare-Lancaster Lancaster County York, Lancaster, Cumberland, Dauphin, Allegheny Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Lancaster-Lebanon IU 13 Lancaster County Lancaster, Lebanon  Head Start grantee
Lancaster SD Lancaster County Lancaster School district
LAWRENCE COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES INC Lawrence County Lawrence Head Start grantee
Lehigh Carbon Community Coll Lehigh County Lehigh  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Cuddle Zone Learning Center Lehigh County Lehigh  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Lehigh Valley Children's Center Inc. Lehigh County Lehigh
Northampton 
Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Community Services Children Inc Lehigh County Lehigh, Northampton Head Start grantee
Greater Nanticoke Area SD Luzerne County Luzerne School district
Bloom Early Education Centers, Inc. Luzerne County Luzerne  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
King's College Luzerne County Luzerne  A third party entity administering the lead agency responsibilties for entities that are eligible to provide the classroom services under the categories listed above
Building Blocks Learning Center Luzerne County Luzerne  Licensed Nursery School
Northwest Area SD Luzerne County Luzerne, Columbia School district
Child Development Co of NE PA Luzerne County Luzerne  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Luzerne IU 18 Luzerne County Luzerne A third party entity administering the lead agency responsibilties for entities that are eligible to provide the classroom services under the categories listed above
Hazleton Area SD Luzerne County Luzerne, Carbon, Schuylkill School district
Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. Luzerne County Luzerne Head Start grantee
East Lycoming SD Lycoming County Lycoming  School district
Jersey Shore Area SD Lycoming County Lycoming, Clinton  School district
Montgomery Area SD Lycoming County Lycoming  School district
Lycoming-Clinton CCCA Lycoming County Lycoming, Clinton  Head Start grantee
Seneca Highlands IU 9 McKean County McKean, Elk, Potter, Forest  A third party entity administering the lead agency responsibilties for entities that are eligible to provide the classroom services under the categories listed above
Children's Center of Mercer County Mercer County Mercer Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Zion Education Center Mercer County Mercer  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Midwestern IU 4 Mercer County Lawrence, Mercer  A third party entity administering the lead agency responsibilties for entities that are eligible to provide the classroom services under the categories listed above
Community Action Partnership of Mercer Co Mercer County Mercer Head Start grantee
Grace Covenant Church of Lewistown DBA HideNSeek Christan DC Mifflin County Mifflin, Juniata, Huntingdon  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Wee Wons Inc Monroe County Monroe  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
The Growing Place Childcare Centers Monroe County Monroe
Carbon
Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Pocono Svc for Families & Chld Monroe County Monroe  Head Start grantee
Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA Montgomery County Chester, Montgomery  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Montgomery Early Learning Centers Montgomery County Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Play and Learn Center Montgomery County Montgomery  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Montgomery County CC/ Main Montgomery County Montgomery Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
YWCA Tri-County Area Montgomery County Montgomery Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Montgomery County IU 23 Montgomery County Montgomery Head Start grantee
Pottstown SD Montgomery County Montgomery
Chester
School district
Busy Little Beavers Montour County Montour Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Wilson Area SD Northampton County Northampton  School district
Easton Area SD Northampton County Northampton School district
Third Street Alliance For Women and Children Northampton County Northampton Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Bethlehem Area SD Northampton County Northampton & Lehigh School district
Greater Valley Young Mens Christian Association Northampton County Northampton, Lehigh  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Danville Area Head Start northumberland County Montour, Northumberland    School district
Mount Carmel Area SD Northumberland County Northumberland School district
Central Susquehanna IU 16 Northumberland County Columbia, Northumberland, Luzerne Head Start grantee
West Perry SD Perry County Perry  School district
KAIS COMFY CORNER Philadelphia County Philadelphia  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Creative Learning Environments Inc Philadelphia County Philadelphia Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Congregation Beth Solomon dba CBS St Sponsored Food Prg PA Philadelphia County Philadelphia  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Dreamscape Education Philadelphia County Philadelphia  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Asociacion Puertorriquenos en Marcha Inc Philadelphia County Philadelphia. Group Child Care Home designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Heavenly Daycare and Learning Center Inc Philadelphia County Philadelphia Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Excelsior School Philadelphia Philadelphia County Philadelphia, Montgomery Licensed Nursery School
Family Support Services Inc Philadelphia County Philadelphia    Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Motivated Young Mind Community Service Philadelphia County Philadelphia A third party entity administering the lead agency responsibilties for entities that are eligible to provide the classroom services under the categories listed above
Acelero Learning Camden Phila Inc Philadelphia County Philadelphia Head Start grantee
Special People NE Inc Philadelphia County Philadelphia    Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Philadelphia City SD Philadelphia County Philadelphia School district
Delaware Valley SD Pike County Pike  School district
Karen Faust Jeffrey Faust Gary Faust Sr Dolores Faust dba Da Schuylkill County Schuylkill Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Schuylkill IU 29 Schuylkill County Schuylkill  A third party entity administering the lead agency responsibilties for entities that are eligible to provide the classroom services under the categories listed above
Child Development Inc Schuylkill County Schuylkill County Head Start grantee
The Learning Lamp Somerset Cambria, Somerset, Bedford Licensed Nursery School
Tableland Services Inc Somerset County Somerset Head Start grantee
Mountain View SD Susquehanna County Susquehanna  School district
Forest City Regional SD Susquehanna County Susquehanna
Lackawanna
Wayne 
School district
Pennys Daycare LLC Tioga County Tioga  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Stepping Stones Preschool Inc Tioga County Tioga, Bradford Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Southern Tioga SD Tioga County Tioga  School district
Bradford Tioga Head Start Inc. Tioga County Bradford, Tioga  Head Start grantee
Lewisburg Area SD Union County Union  School district
Snyder Union Mifflin Ch Dev in Union County Snyder, Union, Mifflin Head Start grantee
Child Development Ctrs Inc Venango County Crawford and Venango Head Start grantee
Warren-Forest Co Econ Opp Cncl Warren County Warren  Head Start grantee
Blueprints Washington County Washington, Greene  Head Start grantee
UNITY MARKETING GROUP INC DBA GREAT EXPECTATIONS CHILD CARE Westmoreland Indiana, Westmoreland  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Barbara Menser dba Loveli Foundations Westmoreland County Westmoreland Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
JB's Bright Beginnings Two LLC Westmoreland County Westmoreland  Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Appleseed Learning Center Westmoreland County Westmoreland County, Armstrong County and Allegheny County Licensed Nursery School
All Kids Are Special Childcare and Learning Center Westmoreland County Westmoreland, with possible expansion to Allegheny or Armstrong County and Fayette County Licensed Nursery School
Monessen City SD Westmoreland County Westmoreland, Fayette, Allegheny, Washington School district
Westmoreland Community Action Westmoreland County Westmoreland  Head Start grantee
Ligonier Valley Learning Center Westmoreland County Westmoreland, Fayette County Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
PIC of Westmoreland/Fayette Inc Westmoreland County Allegheny; Beaver; Fayette and Westmoreland Counties Head Start grantee
Seton Hill Child Services Inc Westmoreland County Westmoreland Head Start grantee
Lackawanna Trail SD Wyoming County Wyoming, Lackawanna  School district
Tunkhannock Area SD Wyoming County Wyoming  School district
Jewish Community Center for Early Years York County York   Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
York Day Nursery & Kindergartn York County York Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
Community Progress Co York County York Head Start grantee
Crispus Attucks Association of York PA York County York Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
York YWCA York County York Child Care Center designated at Keystone STAR 3 or 4
York City SD York County York  School district