Preschools & Daycare Centers
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St. Joseph Hill Academy Elementary is a Catholic-private school. Teaching students of all faiths, Hill has been a pillar of the Staten Island community for nearly 100 years. With an emphasis on cutting edge technology, spiritual development, and service to others, St. Joseph Hill Academy Elementary School provides a premier Catholic education for students Pre-K3 through eighth grade rooted in the tradition of the Daughters of Divine Charity, “to make God’s love visible to all.” Hill offers Extended Day and After School Enrichment Programs. Student activities range from sports clubs to STEM programs such as coding and robotics.
Staten Island Academy
715 Todt Hill Road
Ages: PreK3 to Grade 12
Full Day: Yes
Half Day: Yes
Extended Hours: Yes
Registration: Call for information
Staten Island Academy is a welcoming mix of inspiring people, challenging schoolwork and opportunities for meaningful learning. A co-ed college preparatory school for students in PreK-3 through Grade 12, The Academy is poised to better serve multiple learning styles with the addition of our new Patrick Academic Resource Center, staffed with Orton-Gillingham trained specialists. The Academy has been part of the Staten Island community for more than 130 years and today 100% of our graduates are accepted into some of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the country. Staten Island Academy is committed to providing need-based financial to qualified and deserving students beginning in Kindergarten.
JCC of Staten Island
1466 Manor Road • 10314
1297 Arthur Kill Road • 10312
485 Victory Blvd • 10301
2221 Richmond Avenue • 10314
Ages: 3 months - 5 years
Full Day: Yes
Half Day: Yes
Extended Hours: Yes
Registration: Call to register
At the JCC Early Childhood Center, all activities are individualized and age appropriate. We offer a stimulating, challenging curriculum. A developmental approach fosters social & emotional growth. All programs are staffed with caring and experienced professionals. Teachers are certified by the State Education Department of New York. We are licensed by the Department of Health’s Bureau of Day Care. Parent involvement is key to your child’s success and we welcome a partnership with you and your family. Full time day care starting at 3 months, 7am-6pm; 3K For All and PreK For All provider. Extended hours and extended enrichment. First Foot Forward, our special education preschool for children ages 2.6-5, assists children with development needs.
For over 15 years, Richmond Hill Children’s Center (RHCC) has been a name parents trust when it comes to educating and caring for their young children. RHCC is family owned and operated and offers Free Full Day Pre-K for All and 3-K, a 2 Year Old Program and Summer Program for children ages 2-6 years. Our mission is to provide the opportunities necessary for our students to have fun and make the most of their skills in a safe and secure environment. Our curriculum is designed to stimulate healthy growth in all areas of a child’s development and to insure that they are exposed to the skills necessary to succeed academically. Our nurturing classroom environment helps the children to build friendships, develop turn taking skills, and promotes sharing and cooperative play
Staten Island YMCA
Broadway YMCA - 651 Broadway
718.981.4933 • Allison Sicuranza
South Shore YMCA - 3939 Richmond Avenue
718.227.3200 • Bonnie Schiuma
Ages: Ages: 18 months–5 years
Extended Hours: Yes
Registration: Call for registration dates and information
The YMCA presents NYC’s FREE full-day PRE-K 3 and PRE-K FOR ALL, a quality program five days a week that is open to members and non-members of the Y! We focus on developing children by providing a safe, nurturing environment where they are intellectually, socially and physically stimulated while participating in fun activities. Children will be engaged with highly qualified, certified teachers and personnel. Our curriculum places a high priority on creating an environment in the classroom that encourages children to experiment, explore and pursue their own interests. Our classrooms are air-conditioned, and peanut/tree nut free. Cost: FREE for all residents of NYC, spots are limited; first come, first reserved! Please check the NYC DOE website for information on registration procedures at nycschools.gov. We also offer Social Programs for that run every 8-weeks for younger children.
New Dorp Christian Academy
259 Rose Avenue
718.351.4442 • Vanessa Bavaro (Office Manager)
Pastor Mark Rawnsley (Principal)
Ages: Pre-K to Grade 8
Full Day: 8:30am-2:30pm
Half Day: 9:00am-11:30am
Extended Hours: 7:30-9:00am / 2:30-6:00pm
PROVEN RESULTS: At NDCA we have a comprehensive and challenging academic program. You can request our most recent Stanford Achievement Test (SAT) results at any time. The results show that each class is achieving far above their grade level.
NURTURING STAFF: At NDCA, we know each of our teachers personally and, over the years, each has enrolled their children in our school. In addition to a cumulative teaching experience of over 200 years our teachers have a genuine love for the children and the Lord Jesus. All of our teachers are members of evangelical churches on Staten Island.
AFFORDABILITY: At NDCA, we are aware of how you sacrifice in order to enroll your children with us. To that end we work hard to keep the tuition affordable and have a monthly payment plan available to help make your ends meet.
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Tender Care Preschool
6581 Hylan Blvd • 10309
718.317.2849 or 2858
Full Day: 2's, 3-K and Pre-K
Half Day: Two year olds
Extended Hours: 7am-6pm
Registration: $100 starts February 1st
Tender Care Preschool is located on Mount Loretto’s Campus and provides safe, affordable, high quality childcare. We offer a developmentally appropriate and nurturing environment for children between the ages of 2 and 5 years old. Our focus is to provide a stimulating early education experience which promotes each child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. Our highly qualified staff is committed to the families we serve, and we are licensed by the NYC Department of Health and Education. Our services include a Toddler program (2 year olds), Free 3-K for All, Free Pre-K for All, Days Off Program and Summer Camp.
Busy Beach Day Care is a private non-profit corporation providing quality child care services for children as young as 6 weeks. We provide safe, loving and affordable child care. Children are introduced to baby sign language, music and yoga.
Holy Child Preschool
4747 Amboy Road
Full Day: 4 year olds only
Half Day: 2, 3 & 4 year olds
Extended Hours: Yes, until 3:30pm
Registration: On-going. Call or email for info