The SJCC Preschool program is a supportive environment for social, emotional and cognitive growth. Under supervision of certified staff members, the school provides a place where children can explore, experience, discover, create and form social contacts with their peers, while meeting their own individual needs. While our preschool program provides structure for your child, we maintain that through play and interactive activities, children acquire the skills that they need to enhance all aspects of their knowledge.
There is regularly scheduled use of the SJCC's pool and gym under the direction of trained athletic and aquatic departments.
Hours for our preschool program are 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., following the Niskayuna School District calendar, except for Jewish Holidays. Wrap around care is available for an additional cost from 7am-6pm (Please see Wrap Around Care page for more details)
A sample schedule for preschool:
9:30-9:40 – Welcoming Circle
9:40-10:30 – Free Choice/Imaginative Play
10:30-11:00 – Clean-Up/Snack
11:00-12:00 – Circle/Story/Theme Time/Art/Activities/Music/Games/Outdoor Play
Our preschool program is available for children who are three years of age or four years of age. While 3's and 4's have their own individual classrooms, the schedule of activities is similar, but differs based on ability and level of independence.
3 Year Olds can join us for: 5 days a week, 3 days a week (M,W,F) or 2 days a week (T,TH).
4 Year Olds can join us for: 5 days a week, for 4 days a week (M,T,TH,F).