• preschool

    General Education Inclusive Preschool Program

    Student Activities/Services 

    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 all three and four-year-old children who reside in East Brunswick. Children must be three years of age by October 31st, 2022 and not age eligible for kindergarten (5 years of age by October 31st, 2022) in order to participate in the program in September 2022.  If your child is selected for the program, please remember that your child must be 3 years old to participate in the program. Children must also be toilet trained.

    The classes are taught by East Brunswick Public School certified teachers and supported with instructional assistants.  This program provides an inclusive educational environment for preschool children aligned with the New Jersey Preschool Teaching and Learning Expectations.  This program includes both typically developing and preschool children with disabilities

    The tuition based program is five days per week and follows the ten-month school calendar. Tuition is not assessed for families eligible for free and reduced lunch.  Transportation for this program is the responsibility of the parent/guardian.

    Click HERE for PreSchool application.

    Click HERE for Eligibility Verification Form

    Application Process:
    (available online or at Student Activities and Services Office, 760 Route 18)
    A limited number of openings are available for this program.
    Requests for specific sessions will be considered based on the number of applicants. However, there are no guarantees for parental requested placements.

    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) 2022/2023 Registration will open April 4, 2022
    Program Information - 732-613-6629
    Registration Questions - 732-613-6674

    The Early Learning Academy Preschool is located at our Hammarskjold Middle School, 200 Rues Lane, East Brunswick.  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 2022-2023 school year, children must be three years of age by October 31, 2022, 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. Lead instructors are certified teachers. The program provides parents 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:

    On-Line Registration is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 4th.  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 at the time of 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) 

    Information for the 2022-2023 School Year

    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, 2022 and not eligible for kindergarten.  Children must be fully potty trained in order to start.

    For registration, please complete the application below by May 20th.  All communications will be sent out by mid-July, whether accepted into the program or placed on the waiting list. 

    2022-2023 Bears and Cubs application

    For those accepted to the program, all forms below must be submitted by August 15th to the Administration Building, Attn: Magaly Alvarez, 760 Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.