Integrated Preschool Program
The Preschool program offered within the West Orange Public Schools is a program, specifically for four-year old students. The tuition for the general education students in the Preschool program is $300.00 per month.
To be eligible for admission to the Preschool program, students must meet the following criteria:
- Must be a resident of West Orange
- Must be four-years old on or before October 1, 2021
Enrollment in the program is limited and will be determined by a lottery drawing to be held on Friday, March 26, 2021 at the West Orange Board of Education located at the following address: 179 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey.
Special Education students will also be included in this program based upon eligibility for Special Education and Related Services upon being evaluated by the Child Study Team.
All students in the West Orange Preschool program will attend classes at the Betty Maddalena Early Learning Center located at 747 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey, Monday through Friday. There are two sessions as follows: 8:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. for the morning session; 12:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. for the afternoon session. Parents will need to transport their children.
Applications for the Preschool lottery are available and may be obtained from the district website or in person from the West Orange Board of Education receptionist located at 179 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey.
If your child is accepted into the program, the Registrar’s office must be contacted in order for you to make an appointment to register your child. For additional information, please call Student Support Services at (973) 669-5400, Ext. 20539.
To download a copy of the application, please click on the link below: