Panther Preschool


Applications for the Bridgewater-Raritan Panther Preschool Program are no longer being accepted.

Please click: Waitlist Application to submit an application OR contact:

Shana Filep
Phone: 908-526-6440 x937525

Preschool Fact Sheet - English
Preschool Fact Sheet - Spanish

General Education Lottery Seats

In an atmosphere of “we all belong,” children with and without disabilities are provided with learning opportunities to facilitate academic and social success!

  • Open to all Bridgewater-Raritan School District 3 and 4 year old children; must be 3 by October 1, 2022

  • Program follows BRRSD District Calendar

  • Start date is September 7, 2022

  • Program runs 5 days per week, Monday – Friday

    • AM Session: 8:35-11:15am

    • PM Session: 12:15-2:55pm

  • Each inclusion preschool class is comprised of children with special needs and typically developing preschoolers

  • Programs currently located at Adamsville, Bradley Gardens and Milltown Primary Schools (subject to change)

  • Monthly Tuition – $400.00

  • Transportation is not provided.  Families are responsible for transporting children to and from the program daily

  • There are no AM/PM preferences – children will be chosen for a slot determined by the staff looking at homeschool location, gender and age 

  • Lottery Applications for general education children are due by February 1, 2022 – 3:00pm 

  • Lottery drawing – February 4, 2022 

  • Families will be notified of lottery number and AM or PM session assignment via email.

  • Once a student is in the program, he/she may remain in the program until reaching Kindergarten age (turns 5 by October 1 of the current school year – Board Policy 5111) 

  • Children will return to their home base  school for kindergarten

  • Siblings – each sibling requires an application