Early Childhood Program

This Early Childhood Program is the starting point for a child’s journey at Saddle River Day School. The developmentally appropriate curriculum fosters the social, emotional and educational growth of each child; recognizing each as a unique individual while encouraging collaborative learning in an engaging and supportive environment.  A low teacher to student ratio ensures each child receives personal attention ensuring a meaningful learning experience. 

Saddle River Day School is excited to announce the expansion of our Early Childhood Program with the addition of a Pre-K 3’s class for the 2021-2022 school year. As the starting point for a child’s journey at Saddle River Day School, this program is designed to meet the unique needs of young learners fostering their social, emotional and academic development.

You are invited to visit our campus during one of our Open Houses on Monday, October 19th at 4pm or Saturday, November 7th at 10am.  RSVP to Kris Sweeny in the Office of Admissions at ksweeny@saddleriverday.org or (201) 327-4050 x1105.

 

Pre-K 3 Program

Our Early Childhood Program focuses on fostering an early love of learning in a warm, nurturing environment. The developmentally appropriate curriculum takes into account the social, emotional and educational growth of each child; recognizing each as a unique individual, while encouraging collaborative learning. A low student to teacher ratio ensures each child receives the personal attention he or she needs to thrive.

Students in our program spend each day engaged in meaningful experiences that build foundational academic and social skills. Everything that happens in and out of the classroom—from games that encourage emergent language skills to nature walks around the campus—is mindful of the specific needs of three year olds. As part of the Saddle River Day School community, Pre-K 3 students will participate in special area classes such as science in our lab and art in our studio, explore a new language, and play on a playground “just their size.”

  • Full Day Program
  • Modified Program (3 full days and 2 half days)
  • 2021-2022 Tuition:  $19,000**

Pre-K 4 Program

Our dynamic Pre-K class is a warm, nurturing place for your child to grow as a learner. Our balanced curriculum meets the social, emotional and academic needs of each child. On a daily basis, students are engaged in literacy and math activities. They play and build, interacting with their peers in learning centers designed to promote higher-order thinking skills, interpersonal skills, creativity and imagination. As part of the Saddle River Day School community, they are matched with Reading Buddies, participate in the Rebel Leaders program and enjoy all of the opportunities that make Saddle River Day School a unique place to learn. 

  • Full Day Program
  • Modified Program (3 full days and 2 half days)
  • 2021-2022 Tuition:  $19,000**

Kindergarten Program

The Kindergarten program at Saddle River Day School provides students with many opportunities to receive individualized attention. The focus is to build independence, respect for others and to develop a sense of responsibility within each child. Our curriculum strives to build skills in all academic and social areas, and students are encouraged to apply knowledge through activities that are connected to their interests and lives. Open communication between students, teachers and parents is key to a supportive environment where students are known and encouraged to take intellectual risks.

  • 2020-2021 Tuition:  $17,150 (K tuition not yet set for 2021-22)**

**Additional charges include Meal Plan (optional for Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4) and a Tech ($800 for 20-21 year).  Please contact Kris Sweeny in the Office of Admissions for additional questions about tuition and fees.  ksweeny@saddleriverday.org or (201) 327-4050 x1105.

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