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Medina’s Oak Orchard Hosting UPK/K Signing Event

UPK/K Sign up

Incoming Kindergarten student, Carter Colonna, participating in the signing event at Oak Orchard Primary School


Medina Central School District’s Oak Orchard Primary School has had a busy week.  They have been hosting a UPK (Universal Pre-Kindergarten)/Kindergarten event.  Students who will be entering into Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten are participating in a signing, screening and registration celebration at the school. The event is being held from May 9th to May 20th.  The school’s Principal Jennifer Stearns says students need to be four years of age by 12/1/22 for UPK and five years of age by 12/1/22 for Kindergarten, and residents of the Medina School District.  “It has been very exciting to welcome all our future Mustangs to this fun event,” she says.  “Students and families have been enjoying taking part and having their photograph taken to honor the occasion.”


The UPK and K programs will begin in the 2022-23 school year, Monday through Friday from 7:35 am to 2:30 pm.  As part of the sign up, students are meeting with the UPK and K teachers who complete a screening, which allows them to see the skills students have while entering school. Parents/guardians are also meeting with teachers and the school counselor to share information about their child. There is an opportunity to complete registration while at screening as well. 


The programs are free of cost to Medina CSD families and transportation to and from school is provided by the school district, following their regular transportation policies.  Breakfast and lunch will also be provided to students as well, at no cost.   Spaces will be limited and a random lottery will be held if needed.  The application can be found at the Medina CSD website at and then visiting the Oak Orchard Primary School page.


Mrs. Stearns would like to remind residents that it is not too late to sign up for either program and to participate in the screening. Medina residents are encouraged to complete the sign up found on the website or they can call 585-798-2700, options 3 and then 0, for more information.