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Ready for School, Ready to Succeed

We launched this community initiative to prepare children academically and socially for kindergarten. We currently partner with 9 school districts which include 17 elementary schools in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties.

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Helping Children
Succeed in School

Our Ready for School, Ready to Succeed community initiative prepares children academically and socially for kindergarten. The program employs liaisons who engage children and families with educational workshops and connect families to affordable preschools when available. Research shows high-quality pre-K programs increase a child’s chances of succeeding in school.

Ready for School, Ready to Succeed Results

15,724 People

have participated in 1,586 workshops held virtually, at community locations and at our partner schools.

69% of participants

in kindergarten are proficient versus 58% of their peer students not in the program.

446 children

were enrolled in preschools.

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Is Your Child Ready for School?

Ready for School, Ready to Succeed provides free virtual and in-person workshops for children ages 3 to 5 (and their families) to prepare them for kindergarten. We currently partner with 9 school districts which include 17 elementary schools in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties.

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United Way of the Capital Region 2235 Millennium Way
Enola, PA 17025
717.732.0700