Frequently Asked Questions

preschool 
Preschool Registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be held on April 4th, 2019 from 9:30-11:30 AM, 12:30-2:30 PM, and 5:30-7:30 PM in the main entrance of the Cecil S. Collins School.

  • What do I need to bring with me to register my child?
    • Please bring the completed registration packet as well as your photo ID, your child's ORIGINAL birth certificate with raised seal, two proofs of residency (cable bill, utility bill, etc.), a list of your child's updated immunizations and physical.
  •  What is the age requirement for the 2019-2020 program?
    • This program is open to any child age 3 by 10/1/2019. The child can be 4 or 5, if they missed the Kindergarten cut off.
  • What are the school hours for the Pre- K program?
    • Robert L. Horbelt, Lillian M. Dunfee School, and Joseph T. Donahue School: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Cecil S. Collins School, Green Thumb, and Learning Ladder:  9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Will there be before and after care offered?
    • The district will provide before and aftercare at CSCS, RLHS, JTDS, Green Thumb, and Learning Ladder. 
    • Before and aftercare registration is currently closed at CSCS, RLHS, and JTDS for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year.
  • Is there an income requirement to be eligible for this program?
    • There is no income requirement.
  • Where can I get a registration packet?
    • You can access the registration packet by clicking here. Please visit our website at www.barnegatschools.com/prek. 
  • Do I need to bring my child to registration?
    • No, you do not need to bring your child.
  • When will I find out school placement, teacher and school hours?
    • Letters for the 2019-2020 school year will be sent over the summer.
  • Will transportation be provided?
    • Yes.
  • Is this a full day program?
    • Yes, the program will run 5 days per week, 6 hours per day.
  • Is there a registration fee for this program?
    • No.
  • Where can I find more information?
    • If you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Jennifer Froehlich at jfroehlich@barnegatschools.com, or Molly O'Brien at mobrien@barnegatschools.com.
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