1459 Deer Path
Mountainside, NJ 07092
"A Mountainside Tradition"
OUR PROGRAMS and COSTS
We offer nursery school programs starting at 2 1/2 years of age through Pre-Kindergarten.
Below are our programs for the 2023-2024 school year
2 1/2 YEAR OLD PROGRAM:
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:35am - 11:15am
*Children must be 2 1/2 by October 1st
(This program also has a January start if spots are available)
Our 2 1/2 year old program focuses on emotional and social development. Children learn through play, music and stories about colors, shapes, numbers and the world around them. Most learning is initiated through play and there is a strong focus on the development of fine and gross motor skills.
3 YEAR OLD PROGRAM:
3 DAY OPTION: Monday/Wednesday/Friday: 8:45am - 11:45am
4 DAY OPTION: Monday-Thursday: 8:45am - 11:45am
5 DAY OPTION: Monday - Friday: 8:45am - 11:45am
*Children must be 3 by October 1st.
We use differentiated instruction in our 3 year old classes to help all children learn successfully. By using a variety of ways to teach our students, we meet the needs of all the children. Our curriculum addresses all of the important areas of learning from social - emotional and math to technology and the arts, and incorporates them throughout every part of every day. We provide opportunities for individualized instruction as well as small group and whole class instruction. The Learning Without Tears curriculum is also used with the students.
4 YEAR OLD PROGRAM:
4 DAY OPTION: Monday-Thursday: 8:55am - 12:00pm
5 DAY OPTION: Monday - Friday: 8:55am - 12:00pm
5 DAY OPTION: Monday - Friday: 8:55am - 2:30pm
*Children must be 4 by October 1st.
We use Learning Without Tears in our 4 year old classes. Learning Without Tears is fully aligned with state early learning standards and helps children to develop school readiness skills, handwriting skills and critical thinking skills. Our curriculum addresses all of the important areas of learning from social - emotional and math to technology and the arts by incorporating them throughout every part of every day. It offers opportunities for individualized instruction, opportunities for observation and guidance for working with all types of learners. Our 4 year old program is a Kindergarten readiness program which combines academics with the importance of learning through play.
This program is available to students in our 3 and 4 year old half day classes. It is offered Monday through Friday from 11:45am to 2:15pm. Students bring a lunch from home, have rest time and then enjoy an afternoon activity. The price per day is $25 or students can pay at the beginning of the month one fee of $400 for unlimited Playcare for the month.
PROGRAM COSTS (for 2023-2024 school year):
*Tuition is an annual fee, but can be paid in 10 monthly installments for your convenience; you are billed regardless of vacations you take, snow days, or length of a particular month. Tuition is collected August 1st to May 1st.
2 days: 10 monthly installments of $297
3 days/3 year old program: 10 monthly installments of $376
4 days/ 3 year old program: 10 monthly installments of $540
5 days/3 year old program: 10 monthly installments of $627
4 days/4 year old program (half day): 10 monthly installments of $545
5 days/4 year old program (half day): 10 monthly installments of $638
5 days/4 year old program (full day): 10 monthly installments of $758
Give us a call:
Please go to our REGISTER page to print out a registration form for the 2023-2024 school year.