• preschool

    General Education Inclusive Preschool Program

    Student Activities/Services 
    732-613-6750
    5 days/week- two-and-one half (2½) hours per day AM or PM
    Location is determined based on student enrollment and room availability.

    This preschool program is open to 3 and 4-year-old children residing in East Brunswick. To be eligible for the 2024-2025 school year, children must be three years of age by October 31, 2024 and not age eligible for kindergarten (5 years of age by October 31, 2024). Children must also be toilet trained.

    This program provides an inclusive educational environment for preschool children aligned with the New Jersey Department of Education Preschool Teaching & Learning Expectations:Standards of Quality.  The classes, taught by certified teachers and supported by paraprofessional aides, include both typically developing and special needs preschool children.  This program provides an inclusive educational environment for preschool children aligned with the New Jersey Preschool Teaching and Learning Expectations.  

    This fee-based program is five days per week and follows the ten-month school calendar. The fee is waived for families who are eligible for free and reduced lunch.  Transportation for this program is the responsibility of the parent/guardian.

    Application Process:
    Step 1: Fill-out application online

    Step 2: Fill-out the eligibility form and mail or drop off to: Karen Keegan, Administration Building: 760 Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

    Applications for the General Education Inclusive Preschool must be received by March 22, 2024. Please send completed applications to: Assistant Superintendent of Student Activities/Services East Brunswick Public Schools 760 Route 18 East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816.

    A limited number of openings will be available. Requests for specific sessions will be considered based on the number of applicants. However, there are no guarantees for parental requested placements. A lottery drawing will occur in April 2024 if the number of applicants exceeds the openings. If there are any questions, call the office of the Assistant Superintendent of Student Activities and Services at 732-613-6750.

    If you are concerned that your preschool child ages three to five may have a developmental delay in motor, social, and/or language areas, or if your child has a diagnosed disability, call the Special Education Department-(732) 613-6748.

    Early Learning Academy (ELA)

    Program Information - 732-613-6629
    Registration Questions - 732-613-6674

     Registration for 2024-2025 opens on April 3, 2024!

    Registration for the 2024-2025 School Year will open April 3, 2024!  April 3, 2024, will be the only day for in-person registration from 7:30am-6:00pm and will be for East Brunswick residents only.  Following April 3rd, all registration paperwork will be dropped off at the Administration Building.   Please email commprog@ebnet.org with any questions.
     

    Full-Day, Half AM, and Half PM options are available. Early morning and/or after-school care are also available. This parent-pay program is for 3 and 4-year-old children residing in East Brunswick and the surrounding areas. To be eligible for the 2024-2025 school year, children must be three years of age by October 31, 2024, and must also be fully toilet-trained.

    The curriculum design and implementation are based on the New Jersey Department of Education Preschool Teaching & Learning Expectations: Standards of Quality and the Preschool Implementation Guidelines. Certified supervisors with expertise in the field of early childhood and school readiness oversee the planning and preparation for the program. The plans will be implemented by experienced and caring staff, most of whom are certified teachers. The program provides parents with the opportunity to register their child for a five-day/week developmentally appropriate learning experience within the school district. 
     

    This tuition-based program is five days per week. Transportation for this program is the responsibility of the parent/guardian.  

    Registration Process:

    Registration is scheduled to begin on April 3rd Please visit www.ebnet.org/ela for full registration instructions, including fees and all required forms.  A non-refundable registration fee plus the first month’s tuition must be received to complete your registration.  For additional information or questions regarding the registration process, curriculum and program content information, please call 732-613-6629.

    Community Programs operates as an enterprise within the East Brunswick Public Schools. It is the goal of the department to provide useful services and programs at an affordable price for East Brunswick’s diverse community.

                                                                                                                                                                                                

    Bears and Cubs Preschool (Teaching Laboratory at EBHS) 
    732-613-6762

    Click on title above for full information and application

    Bears and Cubs is open to East Brunswick residents who have children 3 and 4 years old.  This program is free and begins in late October (first day of school is yet to be determined) and ends in June. For two hours a day, 8:00 am-10:00 am, three times a week, Monday through Wednesday, children attend the Bears and Cubs preschool. 

    In order to be eligible, children must be three years of age by October 31, 2024 and not eligible for kindergarten.  Children must be fully potty-trained in order to start.