Montville’s integrated pre-school now taking applications
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 every child.
“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 at www.montville.net.
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.
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