Pre-K For All



Welcome to Notre Dame Catholic Academy’s 3K/Pre-K For All Information Page




We are excited to share that the 3-K and Pre-K applications are now available!


3-K: All NYC children born in 2019 can apply by the April 14, 2022 deadline. 3-K results will be available in June.

Pre-K: All NYC children born in 2018 can apply by the March 18, 2022 deadline. All families who apply by the deadline will receive an offer in May.


Families can apply three ways:

Notre Dame Catholic Academy’s PreK and 3K for All’s  school code is QADR

***Interpretation services are provided in over 200 languages for applications submitted over the***

phone and in person.


As a reminder, we can assist you in filling out a Pre-K/3K application online, but families must use their own email address and choose the programs to list on their application. If assistance is needed please call our school office to make an appointment.

Current students at Notre Dame Catholic Academy have the highest priority to continue at our program for Pre-K. Please make sure if you are a current Nursery family you have filled out an application and indicate that they are currently enrolled at NDCA. 


Offer letter will be sent out in early/mid-May. If you get an offer letter for a seat in our Pre-K, contact  Mrs. DiLorenzo or Ms. Mazzara at (718) 821-2221 for an appointment to fill out pre-registration documents.

Thank you!

Notre Dame Catholic Academy continues to offer a free Department of Education Pre-K for All program and this year 2021-2022 we are having our 3K for All Program.  We are code 

QADR.  For more information please contact the school at (718) 821-2221.  

We currently offer two full PreK classrooms with 18 students in each class that consists of a teacher and a teacher assistant. We are excited to also offer for the first time this year a Blended PreK and 3K classroom consisting of 15 students, a mixed class of older 3’s and young 4’s, with a teacher and a teacher assistant.


For the 2021-2022 school year the classes are as follows:

3K-A – Mrs Tina Gericke and Mrs. Yvonne Cervants

3K-B – Ms. Palma Taranto and Ms. Elizabeth Mohabir

PK-A –  Mrs. Susan Meyers and Mrs. Therese Hertler

PK-B –  Ms. Nicole Baldassarre and Mrs. Marta Cwalina

PK-C  – Ms. Shakima Renee and Mrs. Nelida Santos (Blended Class)


Please follow us on our facebook page: Notre Dame Catholic Academy of Ridgewood for daily announcements. 

Please review our website calendar for up to date activity information.







Pre-K for All Documents and Resources
Pre-K for All is a New York State early childhood initiative and is offered by 31 schools and academies within the Diocese of Brooklyn for children who are 4 years of age or will be by December 31. 3K for All is offered for students who are 3 years of age by December 31.  More Information

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