Panther Preschool

BRIDGEWATER-RARITAN PANTHER PRESCHOOL

Applications for the Bridgewater-Raritan Panther Preschool Program are now being accepted.

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

Shana Filep
Email: sfilep@brrsd.k12.nj.us
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, 2023

  • Program follows BRRSD District Calendar

  • Start date is September 6, 2023

  • Program runs 5 days per week, Monday – Friday

    • AM Session: 8:55am - 11:35am (subject to change)

    • PM Session: 12:35pm - 3:15pm (subject to change)

  • 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 currently 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, 2023 by 3:00pm 

  • Lottery drawing – February 6, 2023 

  • Families will be notified of lottery number and AM or PM session assignment via email by February 17, 2023

  • 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 

  • Applications must be completed each year to be entered into the lottery for children currently NOT attending the program