Pre-school teacher speaking with children at a table

Preschool Program - State Funded Overview

  • app Preschool Program Questions

    • For general questions about the Preschool Program, you may contact the main office at CELA Alwood - 973-778-0305 or CELA Brighton - 973-470-2060.
    • For questions regarding the app Preschool Program for the Special Needs Child, go to the Preschool Program for Special Needs Webpage or call the Special Services Department at 973-470-2286.

    Registration is now available for the 2023-2024 app Year

    app Public apps offers free Full-Day Preschool for income-eligible 4-Year-Olds (please see the table for income-eligible guidelines).  Limited spots are available for non-income eligible families on a first-come, first-serve basis upon completion of the entire registration process (online registration and providing the necessary documents to the Office of the Registrar).

    Registration Requirements

    • Your child must live in app
    • Your child must be 4 years old by October 1, 2022
    • You must be able to drop off your child at 9 AM and pick up at 3 PM

    If you meet these requirements, please continue the registration process by following the steps below:

    How to Register

    Registration for the State-funded Pre-school program is required to be completed online from our REGISTRATION SERVICES PAGE 






  • Questions about preschool registration call:

    For English - 973-470-7154 or 973-470-2066

    For Arabic/Spanish - 973-365-5869

    For Spanish - 973-472-1762

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(to determine eligibility for Head Start classroom assignments)

Income Eligible Guidleline Table