Free Pre-K Counts 


Latrobe Kinder-Schull

320 McKinley Avenue
Latrobe, PA 15650
Phone: 724.537.2565
Fax: 724.537.7096

Ligonier Kinder-Schull

117 Juniper Lane
Ligonier, PA  15658
Phone: 724.537.2565
Fax: 724.238.5584

PA Pre-K Counts

Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts, established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education is bringing quality full-day pre-kindergarten to 3 and 4-year-olds in Pennsylvania.

LKS provides high-quality Pre-K education for 3 and 4-year old children at NO COST to qualifying families through the Pre-K Counts. The purpose of Pre-K Counts is to expand the number of children who have the opportunity to experience a Pre-K program of high quality. Early education through a Pre-K Counts program opens the doors of opportunity for every child to do well in school, in the workplace, and in life. PA Pre-K Counts is free to income eligible families.

Who Qualifies for FREE Pre-K Counts? Take a look at the income guidelines:

Why choose our Pre-K Counts Program:

Frequently Asked Questions:

What will my child gain from going to Pre-K Counts?

What are the class times?

Do you have childcare available for before and/or after class times?

Does my child need to be potty trained?

What if my family is over the income guidelines?

Contact us! We have other options like Private Pay childcare programs! Some students may qualify for reduced tuition. Please click our Childcare Programs Tab for more information.

How to enroll & what can I expect:

1. Fill out our Pre-K Counts Application and either return it by email, mail it, or drop it off at our locations!

2. After we receive your Application and Income (Tax Returns/SNAP/W-2) we will send you the Enrollment Packet either by mail or email. You can also access this packet below and submit it through email, mail, or by dropping it off at our locations.

3. Once we receive your Enrollment packet, we’ll send you information about our Orientation Day in June/July. At the Orientation Day, parents/guardians will receive in-depth information about our daily Pre-K Counts Program & fill out missing paperwork while your child visits one of our classrooms!