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Pre-Kindergarten Early Learning Program

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Suffern Central School District’s Pre-Kindergarten Early Learning Program prepares children with the readiness skills to be successful throughout their school years and foster a love of learning. The program focuses on social and emotional development, academics, physical development, and learning through play. It provides a loving environment where children feel safe, engaged, successful, and supported. The Early Learning Program is a place where our children are excited to learn, play, and grow.
2020 – 2021 School Year Hours:

Half Day Pre-K: Viola Elementary School, 557 Route 202 Suffern, NY 10901

AM Session: 9:00 – 11:30 AM
PM Session: 12:15 – 2:45 PM
Full Day Pre-K: Cherry Lane Elementary School, 1 Heather Drive, Suffern, NY 10901
Session Times TBD 
*This program is for all Suffern Central residents turning 4-years-old by December 1, 2020.    Transportation is not provided.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2020 – 2021 Pre-K program,
please join us at one of our upcoming parent visitation sessions at Viola Elementary School:
Monday, February 10, 2020 – 10:00 AM
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 – 1:30 PM
*Sessions are 30 minutes 

RSVP required. Contact the Office of Instruction at (845) 357-7783 or 

Suffern Central’s Pre-Kindergarten program features:
• Highly qualified, vested SCSD teachers with experience in early childhood education
• Classrooms that focus on social and emotional development, physical development, play, and academics
• A safe and nurturing environment where children feel successful and supportive
• Intentional teaching with thoughtful, purposeful centers
• Use of multi-sensory teaching strategies, hands-on learning through exploration, and interactive read-alouds.


The District partners with Child Care Resources of Rockland (CCRR) to offer Universal Pre-Kindergarten, a special preschool program established by the New York State Education Department and local school districts. Eligibility criteria and application information are available on the CCRR website. Attached please find the letters announcing dates of the upcoming Universal PreK and Statewide Full-day PreK Parent Information Sessions for the 2019 – 20 school year.   2020 – 2021 Universal Pre-K Application (English) 2020 – 2021 Universal Pre-K Application (Spanish)


Suffern Central School District Selection Process

The last day of school for Suffern Central will be Monday, June 15. Click here for more information.

El último día de clases para Suffern Central será el lunes 15 de junio. Haga clic aquí para obtener más información.