Preschool Program (Integrated)
Faber Elementary School Integrated Preschool Program
2021-2022 School Year - APPLICATION IS OPEN
The preschool program provides an opportunity for typically developing 4-year olds and Special Needs preschoolers to be educated together. Classes will consist of 15 to 20 students, several of whom require Special Education service, with the remainder being typically developing 4 year olds. The program is offered five days per week from 8:30 am to 2:10 pm. Our preschool program utilizes the state approved, research-based Tools of the Mind Curriculum that helps young children to develop the cognitive, social-emotional, self-regulatory, and foundational academic skills they need to succeed in school and beyond.
The class will be led by a dual certified Pre-School/Special Education Teacher and one instructional aide.
Your child must be four years old by October 1, 2021 and must be independent when utilizing the bathroom. If you would like to apply for the Dunellen Integrated Preschool Program, please complete this application form.
Admission into the Integrated Preschool Program is based upon your application and the availability of a seat in the program. We have a capacity of 11 integrated preschool students and seats will be filled on a first come - first served basis after we receive your non-refundable tuition deposit.
Tuition : For the 2021-22 School Year, the cost of the program for Dunellen residents will be $5,000 for the school year. A non-refundable deposit is required when the application is submitted in the amount of $500 and this will be applied to your June 2022 Tuition. The remaining nine monthly payments of $500 are due before the first day of the month beginning on September 1, 2021. Non-Dunellen Residents will be considered at an annual tuition of $6,500 and the tuition will be billed quarterly with the first quarter's deposit due upon completion of the application.
REGISTRATION : Must be completed through our online system and can be accessed by clicking on the following: 2021-22 Preschool Registration Link
Preschool Bridge Care Program
Anyone enrolled in the 2021-2022 Preschool program can sign up for the Preschool Bridge Care Program. The program is from the end of the preschool day (2:10PM) until the end of the school day at Faber School (3:00PM). Students will be dismissed at 3:00PM along with the other Faber School Students or parents have the option to continue their child's day in our Aftercare program for an additional charge. Students participating in the program will receive a snack and a drink each day along with care services. The Preschoolers will be monitored by a dedicated staff member and they will be in our AfterCare room. Cost of Preschool Bridge Aftercare Program: $100 per month and registration for this program is ongoing.
Preschool AfterCare Program
AfterCare provides supervised care for our Faber students and is offered five days a week from 3:00 PM until 6:00 p.m. District instructors and certified staff supervise with the assistance of qualified aides. If you need more information or if you are interested in signing up for AfterCare Services, please go to the AfterCare tab of the Faber School web page. Registration for 2021-2022 is not open but seats are unlimited and any student who attends Faber School is guaranteed a seat in our AfterCare program.