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 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.
Gigglez to Scribbles ALL-day care now offered for Sept 2018. Terrific Two’s Separation Class, 2 hours/2 days a week. Preschool for 3’s, 2 or 3 half days a week. PreK 4’s, 3 or 5 half days a week. Extended day and Kindergarten Readiness Program available. 6 week Parent/Toddler Interaction Program (13-30 months). Zummer Camp, 4 weeks for Preschoolers–5th Graders. 2-4 year olds experience: Math, writing/reading readiness, art, music, computers, theme days, private playground and gym. After school programs: Little Lego Builders, Little Chefs, and more! Everyone is welcome! Check website for current information.
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; Preschool ages 3-5, half day and full day options; 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.
Richmond Hill Children’s Center was created to provide childcare services in a loving and nurturing environment. Our curriculum is designed to provide our students the opportunities necessary to have fun and to stimulate healthy growth in all areas of development. We strive to produce a well-rounded child, stressing independence, self-reliance, and individuality. At RHCC, we believe that the preschool years are the most impressionable time in a child’s life, therefore it is important to use this developmental stage as the foundation that will help them succeed in later school years and throughout their lives.
Staten Island YMCA
718.981.4933 • Allison Sicuranza
3939 Richmond Avenue
718.227.3200 • Bonnie Schiuma
Ages: Broadway Branch Ages: 15 months-5 years
South Shore Branch Ages: 18 months–5 years
Full Day: Pre-K 3
Half Day: Pre-K 3
Extended Hours: Yes
Registration: Call for registration dates and information
The YMCA’s quality program provides enriching experiences which facilitate a child’s cognitive, social, physical and emotional growth. We strive to meet the developmental needs and temperament of each child by working in partnership with families. YMCA Early Child Development programs, licensed by the NYC Department of Health, provide a nurturing environment where children gain the learning skills that are necessary for success in school. Children learn to share, take turns and work in groups and develop skills that form the foundation for reading, writing and mathematics. Swim lessons are included in 3 and 5 day nursery school; outdoor play area, classrooms are air-conditioned, and peanut/tree nut free. Social Programs for ages 18 months – 3 years run every 8-weeks.
New Dorp Christian Academy
259 Rose Avenue
718.351.4442 • Cathy Whittier (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: Ages 2-3
Half Day: Ages 2-3
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, Nursery Program, Full Day Universal Pre-K, UPK Days Off Program and Summer Camp.
Are you looking for a different child care experience? Visit us at Ivy Prep of Staten Island to see what your child’s day could be. We begin enrolling at 6 weeks until children are 5 years of age and in our free full day PKA program and hosts Staten Islands only S.T.E.A.M. lab. We also offer extended hours and different schedules to accommodate your family’s needs. Best of all you’ll be updated throughout your day with our new parent app. We can’t wait to welcome your family into ours.
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: Call to register