List of Partner Preschools

Scroll down for a list of our partner preschools by location . To download a printed list of schools, click here.

BERNARDSVILLE

St. John's Nursery School

379 Mount Harmony Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
Kathleen Keane, Director
908-766-0374
www.sjotm.org/#/St-johns-nursery-school
St. John's Nursery School offers an organized educational environment that focuses on the development of the "whole" child, striving to enhance the growth and development of each child's social, emotional spiritual, intellectual and physical skills in a supportive and nurturing atmosphere.
3 or 5 days

School of St. Elizabeth

30 Seney Drive
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
Sharon Lynch, Director
908-766-0244
www.steschool.org
​The School of Saint Elizabeth provides students with a strong academic foundation, stimulates intellectual curiosity, encourages creativity and fosters self-respect. Children are encouraged to grow in knowledge, love and faith in a Catholic tradition of academic excellence.  The School is committed to providing a supportive environment for all children and their families, and values racial, religious and ethnic diversity.
3 or 5 days

The Palmer School

22 Church Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
Shannon Vincenti, Director
908-766-3353
​www.thepalmerschool.com
​​The Palmer School is a private, non-profit educational facility of the Bernardsville United Methodist Church. The school has been in operation since September, 1982, and a select number of child care institutions nationally accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs (NAEYC.) The Palmer School provides care and education for children focusing on the needs of the total child according to his or her developmental readiness. Therefore, all programs include activities in the areas of math, science, creative arts, movement, imaginative play, play with manipulative toys, pre-reading and language development. 
3, 4 or 5 days

BRIDGEWATER

The Preschool Place & Kindergarten

594 North Bridge Street
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
Carol Rubnitz, Director
908-722-0101
www.preschoolplace.com
The Preschool Place provides a developmentally appropriate, nurturing environment to promote social, emotional, cognitive and physical growth, as well as a positive self-image and a love of learning. ​
2, 3, or 5 Days

CHESTER

The Dogwood School of Chester

8 Dogwood Drive
Chester, NJ  07930
Lisa Robbins, Director
908-879-7477
www.thedogwoodschool.com
The Dogwood School of Chester provides early childhood education for children two through six. Located in a quiet, residential neighborhood in Chester Township, it provides a peaceful, home-like environment and is the natural transition for a child's first school experience.  ​
3, 4, or 5 Days

DENVILLE

Union Hill Church Preschool

427 Franklin Road
Denville, NJ  07834
Jill Head, Director
973-361-5983
www.unionhillchurchpreschool.org
At Union Hill Church Preschool we provide a secure loving environment with small class sizes for children. Our nurturing and experienced staff provides a variety of developmentally appropriate materials, activities and experiences that encourage a balance of academic and social growth.
2, 3, 4, or 5 Days

DOVER

El Primer Paso

29 Segur Street
Dover, NJ  07801
Milagros Castro, Director
973-361-0880
www.elprimerpaso.org
El Primer Paso is a NAEYC-accredited, bilingual preschool program designed to build children's kindergarten readiness.  Certified teachers and bilingual staff help children develop language, social and communication skills while supporting families with culturally competent parent engagement and education programs. Family resources include full-day and afterschool programs, as well as transportation to community childcare providers.
2, 3, or 5 Days

JEFFERSON

Jefferson Child Care & Education Center

29 Nolan’s Point Road
Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
Joan Kegerize, Director
973-663-2704
www.jeffersonchildcare.org
Jefferson Child Care and Education Center provides an environment that offers children opportunities to grow and learn through a developmentally appropriate curriculum, which recognizes and addresses the needs of each child who develops physically, emotionally and socially at their own individual pace.
2, 3, or 5 Days

MADISON

F.M. Kirby Children's Center

54 East Street
Madison, NJ  07940
Harriet McCarter, Director
973-377-4945
www.madisonareaymca.org
The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center of the Madison Area YMCA is a state-renowned childhood development center serving families throughout the area. Located in a former elementary school, the Kirby Center boasts spacious classrooms, a full size gym, a cafeteria that serves healthy meals and snacks, and extensive playground facilities. 
3, 4 or 5 Days

Madison Montessori School

19 Green Avenue
Madison, NJ  07940
Terry Armstrong, Director
973-966-9544
www.madisonmontessorinj.org
Madison Montessori is a not-for-profit school children with an authentic Montessori education in a creative and caring environment.  Our experienced Montessori teaching staff and student/teacher ratio is key to accommodating the many levels of ability in the classroom.  The program is 5-half days per week for children 3- to 6-years of age. ​
5 Days

​Rainbow Montessori School

4 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ  07940
Pam Petrillo, Director
973-377-8313
http://rainbowmontessorinj.com
A nonsectarian Montessori nursery school whose program is based on a unique balance between the benefits of the Montessori Method and the ideals of traditional nursery school.  It is implemented through five areas of education:  art program, music program, gym area, Montessori classroom and practical life room.  Children spend time in traditional nursery school activities as well as progressing individually in the Montessori environment each day.
3, 4 or 5 Days

MENDHAM

The Westmont Montessori School

577 Route 24
Mendham, NJ  07945
Colette Cross, Director
908-879-6355
www.westmontmontessori.org
Westmont fosters a culture of joyful learning, acceptance, belonging, and family. Our goal is to prepare children for life, and goes hand in hand with Dr. Maria Montessori's philosophy of guiding and developing the potential in every child. We partner with parents who want the same for their children as we do: a strong educational foundation.   ​
2, 3, or 5 Days

MORRISTOWN

Children On The Green

50 Park Place
Morristown, NJ  07960
Christine Wyckoff, Director
973-984-0094
www.childrenonthegreen.org
Children on the Green recognizes that all children develop physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially at their own individual pace. We offer an environment rich with materials, ideas, and caring supportive adults. Daily experiences will match the child’s developing abilities and challenge the child’s interest and understanding.​
5 Days

The Nursery School of the Presbyterian Church

65 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
Jeanne Mueller, Director
973-540-1114
http://www.pcmorristown.org/
ministries/gather/children/nursery-school
A traditional nursery school whose goal is to develop a positive self-image and attitude towards learning and to foster growth in all aspects of a child’s development including: social and emotional well-being, physical ability and cognitive development. Individuality is stressed and respected.  The program provides a stimulating environment and prepares all children well for their next journey in Kindergarten.  Presbyterian Church Nursery School is a great place to start!​  3 or 4 Days

The Frances & Herbert Brody Preschool of Temple B'nai OR

60 Overlook Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
Jennie Rubin, Director
973-267-6424
http://templebnaior.org
The Frances & Herbert Brody Pre-School of Temple B’nai Or is a national award winning, developmentally appropriate pre-school that offers creative, modern learning for children ages 24 months through age 5 (Pre-Kindergarten). A warm and nurturing environment provides the perfect setting for children to learn and grow. A dynamic, experienced, and certified staff utilizes a multitude of techniques to engage your child cognitively and socially.  Children learn about Jewish holidays and values as part of the innovative, and expansive curriculum. A spacious facility allows for safe outdoor and indoor play, regardless of weather. Half day and full day school and camp programs are offered  September through July.  Temple B’nai Or Pre-School welcomes people of all faiths. This is a nut free/allergy friendly school.  ​
3 or 5 Days

MORRIS PLAINS

Joyful Noise Nursery School

400 Speedwell Avenue
Morris Plains, NJ  07950
Jane Whitehead, Director
973-539-9514
www.joyfulnoise400.org
Joyful Noise is a traditional nursery school that provides children with an enriched Christian educational program. Each child is encouraged to develop in the areas of language arts, social studies, mathematics, science and all of the creative expressions.
2, 3,4, or 5 Days

Morris Plains Cooperative Play School

8 Cleveland Avenue
Morris Plains, NJ  07950
Betsy McKeever, Director
973-540-1537
www.morrisplainsco-op.org
Morris Plains Cooperative Play School is a nonsectarian cooperative with certified teachers that gives parents an opportunity to take an active and regular role in the classroom if they wish to do so. The child’s time is divided between child-directed free activities and teacher-directed organized activities, both coinciding with a set curriculum.​
3 or 4 Days

MOUNTAIN LAKES

​Mountain Lakes Country Day School

356 Route 46 East
Mountain Lakes, NJ  07046
Diana Grisi, Director
973-983-9831
www.mlcds.com
Our mission at Mountain Lakes Country Day School is to ensure the highest quality early care and education in a safe, nurturing environment.  We recognize our responsibility to all children by providing a setting that is responsive to children’s needs and respectful of each child’s individuality.  We are committed as teachers and caregivers to providing our children with numerous and varied developmentally appropriate experiences and opportunities that foster a sense of self-worth and competence.  Full and part-time classes are available.​
2, 3, or 5 Days

MOUNT OLIVE / FLANDERS

Mount Olive Child Care & Learning Center

150 Wolfe Road
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
Gail Reuther, Director
973-426-1525
www.mtolivechildcare.org
Mt. Olive Child Care & Learning Center's Preschool Program is nationally accredited and 4-star rated and offers developmentally appropriate learning experiences to support intellectual (language, math, and science), social and emotional, and physical (fine and gross motor skills, creative art, music and movement) areas of development.  The mission is to provide affordable, quality child care and education and family support services to the community, regardless of income.  ​
3 Days (Note: extended day programs also offered)

PARSIPPANY

All Saints Academy

189 Baldwin Road
​Parsippany, NJ  07054
Judith Berg, Principal
973-334-4704
www.allsaintspar.org
All Saints Academy is a nationally accredited STEM school of the Diocese of Paterson and is founded in the Catholic tradition of academic excellence.  It is committed to fostering each child’s first school experience as nurturing, productive and fun.  The early childhood center is led by certified teachers that provide developmentally appropriate lessons and experiences and engage young learners to grow intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically.  Centrally located in Parsippany,  All Saints Academy is a diverse and welcoming community for students in Preschool through Grade 8. 
4 or 5 Days

Children's Circle at St. Andrew Lutheran Church

335 Reynolds Avenue
​Parsippany, NJ  07054
Danielle Mautone, Director
973-884-3652
www.childrenscircleparsippany.org
Children’s Circle is a Christian day care center and is an outreach by the congregation to serve the community. The curriculum, staffing, and atmosphere reflect Christian values such as love, respect, and acceptance of all persons as children of God.
4 or 5 Days

Hearts and Hands Preschool

1675 Route 46
​Parsippany, NJ  07054
​Scott Walder, Director
973-257-5550
http://www.parpreschurch.com/hearts-hands-preschool/
Hearts and Hands Preschool offers an exceptional preschool program for children aged 2 ½ to 5. 
3, 4 or 5 Days.

SUCCASUNNA

Hillside Preschool

3b South Hillside Avenue
Succasunna, NJ 07876
Jessica Lines, Director
973-584-6040
www.hillsidepreschoolnj.com 
The programs at Hillside are designed to encourage each child to thrive in the soil of learning and imagination through appropriate activities, reflecting the unique individuals God created them to be​
3, 4 or 5 Days