Long Island City
Hello Long Island City! Opening our doors in this community marks a new chapter in our commitment to expand quality education to families in New York City. We have spent the past year building an amazing new facility for children that includes a state-of-the-art indoor activity room. Each classroom is designed with lighting, decor and furnishings that optimizes children’s learning.
Bathroom in each classroom. Two floors of amazing classrooms for children to explore. We are one block away from the Hunter’s Point South Park. We are excited to be a PreK for All and 3K for All provider starting Fall 2021.
This school is a NYC Department of Education PreK for All and 3-K for all. This free program is provided by the NYC Department of Education and is open to all NYC families. Families must apply through www.myschools.nyc. Eligibility is based on birth year and residency.
Priority to admission is given to current students and siblings of current students.
Our DOE School Code is QCIF.
Alexandra (Alex) Reynolds: School Director
Alex Reynolds joined Kuei Luck Early Childhood Center – Long Island City in 2021 after ten years of teaching experience. Her last seven years were spent at a Reggio Emilia-inspired nursery school as a head teacher, where she also served on the school’s Leadership Team. As part of this team, she headed the school’s professional development committee, as well as launched the school’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice committee. Alex holds a master's degree in early childhood education with a certificate in special education from CUNY City College of New York, where she completed a thesis on gender development in the early years. In 2017, she attended the Reggio Emilia International Study Group in Reggio Emilia, Italy, to learn more about the esteemed philosophical approach to early childhood education. She has presented at educational workshops on gender in the early years, the Reggio Emilia approach, and, most recently, emergent curriculum. Before working in early childhood education, Alex taught music to students in Grades K-12 at a nonpublic school for children with special needs.
Pre-K for All & 3-K for All
8:00am - 2:00pm
Breakfast & Lunch
Pre-K for All & 3-K for All Extended Day
2:00pm - 6:00pm
Monday - Friday
"Play is the highest form of research."
— Albert Einstein