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enrollment options:



5 days per week (monday - friday)

3 days per week (monday - wednesday)

2 days per week (thursday - friday)

program hours:

full day 

9:00 am arrival

4:00 pm departure

extended hours:

early drop-off: 8:00am - 9:00am

extended day: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

12 students per class

teaching teams of 2 lead teachers, 1 assistant teacher

student-teacher ratio: 4:1

classroom age range:

21 months to 4 years old

mixed age classes

class composition:

daily schedule:

  8:00 am    early drop-off

  9:00 am    all students arrive, free play and table stations

  9:45 am    circle time, yoga practice

10:00 am    music/movement and group imaginative play

10:15 am    story time (curriculum-based)

10:30 am    snack time, outside playtime in backyard

11:30 am    art or small group activity time

12:00 pm    lunch time

12:30 pm    wind-down and independent reading time

  1:00 pm    nap/rest time

  3:00 pm    end of nap/rest time, free play and table stations

  4:00 pm    end of regular day

  5:00 pm    end of extended day

2023-24 school year calendar:

Wed, Sept 6

Mon, Sept 25

Mon, Oct 9

Tue, Nov 7

Thu, Nov 23 - Fri, Nov 24

Thu, Dec 21 - Mon, Jan 1

Tue, Jan 2

Mon, Jan 15

Mon, Feb 19 - Fri, Feb 23

Fri, Mar 29 - Mon, Apr 1

Wed, Apr 10

Mon, Apr 22 - Tue, Apr 30

Mon, May 27

Thu, Jun 6

Mon, Jun 17

Wed, Jun 19

Tue, Jun 25

school year begins, staggered start dates

closed for Yom Kippur

closed for Indigenous Peoples' Day

closed for Election Day

closed for Thanksgiving Break

closed for Winter Break

staff workday- no students in attendance

closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

closed for Mid-Winter Break

closed for Easter Weekend

closed for Eid al-Fitr

closed for Spring Break

closed for Memorial Day

closed for Brooklyn-Queens Day

closed for Eid al-Adha

closed for Juneteenth

last day of the school year

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