Welcome to the SP-F Preschool Program!
The Scotch Plains - Fanwood Preschool Program provides a foundation of readiness skills for 3- and 4-year-old children.  The preschool program is a tuition-based, regular education program with integrated classes that include some classified student participation.  Enrollment is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood residents.
Please read the SPF Preschool Program Newsletter (2017-2018) to learn about our classes, curriculum, activities and more!
Fast Facts:
  • Half-day sessions are held in the morning (8:35-11:20am) or afternoon (12:20-3:10pm) 
  • Classes meet 5 days per week following the district school calendar
  • Approximately 15 children comprise each class
  • Each class is supervised by a teacher certified in Early Childhood Education and is assisted by a full-time instructional aide
  • Children must be residents of Scotch Plains or Fanwood to participate
  • Children must be 3 or 4 years old on or before October 1, 2017
  • Our program utilizes Creative Curriculum for its proven results in promoting literacy, mathematics and critical-thinking skills
  • Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the program reaches capacity
Applications now available!

 Update: June 14, 2017
We are happy to announce that placement letters will be going out in the next week. If you sent in an application, keep an eye on your mail for your packet.  Registration appointments will be available soon.  Once you receive your registration packet, please call the office to make an appointment prior to coming in.   


Contact Information

Kate Rosander
Lorraine Staniec
Administrative Assistant
(908) 889-8600 ext. 3302

 If you are concerned that your child is developing or learning differently, you can request an evaluation for preschool special education and related services.  For more information, please call the Department of Special Services at (908) 889-0100.