145 South Hanover Street Carlisle, PA

Success By 6

Success By 6 is dedicated to making sure children ages birth to six years have access to the highest quality early childhood education and child care regardless of family income.  We offer kindergarten readiness materials, calendars, education and community outreach to help thousands of children in Cumberland County start school ready to learn.

Success By 6 works with PA Keys STARS program.  Centers and early childhood educators can earn STAR ratings and certifications to improve the quality of care at the centers.  The STARS rating alert parents to centers that conform to the PA Early Learning Standards.  For more information see www.pakeys.org.

Kindergarten Registration Information


Activities Calendar

uw-carlisle-sucess-by-6-calendar-2016-17One of the best ways to prepare your children for school is to play with them. Our Success By 6 calendar offers hundreds of activities and suggestions on how to make the most out of the time you spend with your child. Please view our current calendar pages below for fun activities to do with your children to help prepare them for success in school.  

To view our current month’s calendar pages please click here.



We are proud to partner with many other great organizations within our community in order to help prepare our children for school.  The following is a list of our community partners and a brief overview of their involvement or program.

Sadler Health Center receives Success By 6 Reach Out and Read books to distribute to children when they attend a well-check at the health center. 

Partners for Better Health supports the printing of the Getting Ready for Kindergarten Calendars we distribute every year.

Capital Area Association of the Education of the Young Child supports the publishing of the Getting Ready for Kindergarten Calendars each year.

Waveline Direct supports the publishing of the Getting Ready for Kindergarten Calendars each year.

Carlisle Kiwanis Club supports the publishing of the Getting Ready for Kindergarten Calendars each year.

Carlisle Rotary Club supports purchasing the PA One Book for distribution during the Week of the Young Child.

Child Care Information Services provides information and referral as well as child care subsidies

Keystone STARS certifies early childhood centers for their teachers’ level of education and use of classroom and children’s assessment tools.

Cumberland County Library System  distributes 1400 Calendars throughout the county

School Districts

Big Spring School District

Camp Hill School District

Carlisle Area School District

Cumberland Valley School District

East Pennsboro School District

Mechanicsburg Area School District

South Middleton School District

Shippensburg Area School District

West Shore School District

2016-2017 Highlights