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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 11 school districts which include 19 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

32,145 People

have participated in 2,700 education workshops.

48% of participants

in kindergarten are proficient in reading versus 30% of their peers not in the program.

739 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 11 school districts which include 19 elementary schools in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties.

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