By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – The Hempfield Area School District is getting ready to open a pre-K classroom next week.

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They plan to open the classroom next Thursday inside of West Hempfield Elementary School.

A pre-K expansion grant from the state is making it possible and will cover the cost of 20 kids in the program.

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The class will be for kids ages 3 and 4.

Acceptance will be income-based.

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Parents in the Hempfield Area School District wanting to apply can do so at this link.