Pre-School Announcements:

  • Would You Like to See Inside Our Classrooms? Take a Tour!

    The Jackson School District will be offering a tour of one of our Pre-School Classrooms on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. at the Crawford-Rodriguez Elementary School, 1025 Larsen Road.

    Please enter on the bus ramp entrance off of Larsen Road. Please be sure to bring your ID with you to sign in as a visitor.

    Please sign up for a tour through this link.


    Comments (-1)
  • The Jackson School District utilizes a lottery system to offer open spots to interested residents.

    The Pre-School Program Lottery for the 2020-2021 school year will

    OPEN January 27, 2020 at 9 a.m. and will CLOSE February 10, 2020 at 4 p.m.

    All lottery applicants must submit the lottery form (which will be released Jan. 27) before the closing date and time in order to be considered for this year's Preschool lottery placements.

    Placement in the Jackson School District Pre-school program is offered through a lottery. The lottery allows us to randomly select the general education students who will be invited to register for one of the limited spots in this program.

    REMINDER: This is a tuition-based program. Tuition Rates for 2020-2021 are the same as the previous year: $749 a month for 6-hour program; $445 a month for 2.5 hour program. All registrants will also be assessed a $75 registration fee.

    Link to Pre-School Lottery Form

    painted hands raised with title of Pre-School Lottery Form that launches link to form

    Comments (-1)

What is the Jackson School District Pre-School Program?

  • We offer:

    • A FULL-Day, 5 day-a-week program, 
    • or a HALF-Day, 5 day-a-week program

    The Pre-School Inclusion Program is a tuition-based educational environment that provides parents of students who are 3 and 4 years old the opportunity to register for a developmentally appropriate early learning experience within the school district. Students must reach the age of 3 or 4 by Oct. 1 of a given school year.

    Special needs and typically developing pre-schoolers will come together in an inclusive classroom where language, academic and social skills will be developed in a nurturing environment. Enrollment is open to pre-school students who live in Jackson at a low tuition cost. 

    The curriculum design and implementation are based on the New Jersey Department of Education’s Pre-School Teaching and Learning Standards and the Pre-School Implementation Guidelines.

    • Child Care is available
    • Taught by certified teachers
    • Developmentally appropriate, fun and interactive early learning experience within the Jackson School District
    • Easy transition to Kindergarten - program is aligned with Jackson School District curriculum

     For cost information, see the RATES page.

    NOTE: Children and grandchildren of Jackson School District staff members are welcome to enter the lottery as well.

Overview of Program

Contact Us

  • Tuition-Based Pre-School Program: 732-833-4684

    Special Education Placements: 732-833-4657