Millburn Township Public Schools is pleased to announce the annual opening of applications for its Integrated Preschool Program. The Millburn Integrated Preschool program has been a valuable service to the community since September 1993. The Millburn Township Public Schools’ Preschool Integrated Program will be located at the South Mountain Elementary School, 2 Southern Slope Drive, Millburn. The unique program is comprised of children with special needs as well as typically developing preschool children from the township. A general Preschool Curriculum is followed for all students.
All preschool sessions are two and one-half hour classes, Monday through Friday. The three-year-old program runs for 2/1/2 hours in the morning. The program for four-year-olds runs for 2/ ½ hours in the afternoon
Regular education students must submit an application to be eligible for the Lottery. Applicants must be three-years of age on or before October 1, 2018, and fully toilet-trained as of the start of school in September. There are 16 openings this year at the three-year-old level. The four-year-old program is automatically populated with returning students from the previous three-year-old class. Applications for four-year-old students will be accepted solely for placement on a wait list. If an opening becomes available due to a student leaving the program, the wait list is utilized.
Applications will be available at the Millburn Education Center, 434 Millburn Avenue, Millburn, between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., from January 3 to February 15, 2018, or on the Millburn School District’s website at www.millburn.org. The deadline for applications is Thursday, February 15, 2018. If you access the application online, please fax the completed form to 973-912-8450. The lottery drawing will be held Friday, February 16, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the Education Center’s Board Room. It is not necessary to attend the lottery drawing to be admitted. Lottery winners will be notified by mail. All three-year-old applicants not selected through the Lottery will be placed on a wait list.
If selected to participate in the program through the lottery, proof of residency in the township and an original birth certificate must be provided in order to be admitted. Students admitted to the Preschool Program must still register for kindergarten at their home school when the student is five-years-old.
To obtain more detailed information about this great program, a “Preschool Information Meeting” will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 3:15 p.m. in the Preschool Section of South Mountain School.