Welcome to the Say Yes Little Scholars Program!
Say Yes Little Scholars is a 3-year-old Pre-K pilot being launched in partnership with Buffalo Public Schools. The goal of the Say Yes Little Scholars is to strengthen the path to success for our community’s youngest learners by ensuring they are healthy and academically on track to thrive in school and beyond. This is accomplished by creating equitable opportunities and supports in partnership with families and community stakeholders.
Our six classrooms are located in the following Buffalo Public Schools:
- PS 27 Hillery Park Academy, 73 Pawnee Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14210
- PS 54 Dr. George Blackman ECC, 2358 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214
- PS 90 (formerly 59A), 50 A Street, Buffalo, NY 14211
- PS 93 Southside Elementary, 430 Southside Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14210
- PS 94 West Hertel Academy, 489 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14207
- PS 99 Stanley Makowski ECC, 1095 Jefferson Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14208
Families are invited to complete our eligibility screener to see if their child is eligible for our program.
- Children must be three years old (DOB between 1/1/20 and 12/31/20 for for the 2023-24 school year) and their caregivers must be eligible for, or receiving the Erie County Department of Social Services Day Care Subsidy. Children must be three years old BEFORE entering program, those turning three AFTER opening of classroom in fall 2023 will be waitlisted until their birthday.
Click here to see if your family is eligible for enrollment in our three-year-old pre-k classrooms!