The Rutherford Preschool Program is designed to offer Rutherford residents access to a half-day program for preschool children ages 3 and 4. They will be involved in both academic and social activities appropriate for their age.
Who can attend the program?
The program is open to students who reside in Rutherford with a parent or guardian. Students must be 3 or 4 years of age by October 1, 2021.
What is the projected class size?
The projected class size is 20 at each location.
Who will be teaching my children?
Each classroom has a licensed teacher.
What are the hours?
3 year olds – 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
4 year olds -12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The preschool program will follow the 2021 – 2022 calendar for the Rutherford Public Schools.
Where will the classes be held?
Lincoln School – 414 Montross Avenue
Washington School – 89 Wood Street
Is there a fee for the program?
Tuition is $3,000 for the 2021 – 2022 school year half-day program. A non-refundable deposit of $300 is required at registration.
How can I register for the program?
Online registration for the 2021 – 2022 school year begins on January 19. After completing the online registration, please call the Rutherford Board of Education at (201) 438-7675 ext. 1112 to complete the registration process.
Online registration for the 2020 – 2021 school year begins on January 22nd. After completing the online registration, please call the Rutherford Board of Education at (201) 438-7675 ext. 1112 to complete the registration process.
The Rutherford Preschool Program can be found through this PDF.