Montville’s integrated pre-school now taking applications
Popular program is a
unique and exciting experience for all children.
Applications are now being accepted to the
Montville Township Public Schools’ popular integrated pre-school program.
Aligned with the New Jersey
Department of Education’s guidelines for high-quality early childhood
education, the district’s integrated pre-school offers three and
four-year-olds, with and without special needs, an opportunity for high quality
and personalized education. In addition, children who attend the Montville
Township Integrated Pre-School have access to the Montville school district’s
extensive resources. Resources such as: school assemblies, special programs,
school wide events, theme days and field trips, as well as weekly instruction
in art, music and media taught by certified faculty members.
“Innovative pre-school classes
are part of the unique child-centered education of the Montville Township
Public Schools,” said Patricia Stryker, Supervisor of Special Services. “Our
comprehensive, child-centered, approach helps all students learn and prepare to
successfully transition into kindergarten.”
Housed in the district’s
Valley View Elementary School, Montville’s integrated pre-school curriculum is
designed to promote the academic, social, emotional and language development of
“Our inclusive pre-school is an exciting
educational environment,” Stryker added.
Class sizes in the
Montville integrated pre-school are small. Two fully-certified pre-school
teachers, and two paraprofessionals work in the classroom. In addition, weekly
lessons are facilitated by a certified Speech and Language Specialist to
enhance language development. A certified Occupational and Physical Therapist
also teaches weekly lessons to enhance fine and gross motor development.
The Montville Township
Integrated Pre-School program follows a state approved early childhood
curriculum. The program consists of three half-day sessions per week for
Three-year-olds, and five half-day sessions per week for four-year-olds.
Registration is now open
for morning and afternoon classes. Classes are small and enrollment is limited.
A preschool readiness screening will be administered to all applicants.
In order to be eligible,
children must be at least 3 years of age, but less than 5 years of age, on or
before October 1, 2017. Tuition is $300 per month for 3 days, and $400 for 5
days. Limited transportation is available at a rate of $250 per year, one way,
or $500.00 per year round trip. Applications and more information can be found
Valley View Elementary
School is located at 30 Montgomery Avenue, Montville, NJ 07045. For more
information contact Patricia Stryker, Supervisor of Pupil Personnel Services,
973-331-7100 ext. 2237 or visit www.Montville.net for complete registration
information. Applications should be submitted before March 10, 2017.