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Integrated Preschool Program 2024-2025

The Marlboro Township School District offers a full day integrated preschool program for three and four year olds who are residents of Marlboro. The program is designed to bring preschoolers, with and without special needs, together in an integrated environment. Research has shown that all students benefit from this type of program. Please note children must be toilet trained by the first day of school and be fluent in English.


Sessions are held five days per week at the David C. Abbott Early Learning Center. The hours are 9:30 am-3:30 pm. Parents are responsible for transportation of preschool lottery students.


Enrollment is open to a limited number of preschool students without special needs, who are selected via a lottery process. All students will be chosen and numbered in the order of the lottery selection. Based on the number of openings, children who qualify are offered enrollment in the program. The remaining qualified children are placed on a waiting list. 


The lottery drawing will be held at the David C. Abbott Early Learning Center on Monday, March 25, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. To qualify, students who have attained the age of 3 years old on or before September 1, 2024 and have not met the age requirement to enter kindergarten are eligible.


Children who were selected for the three year old program this past year will be given priority to attend in next year’s four year old program.


Tuition for the 2024-2025 program is $8,000 for the year. If placement is offered and accepted, parents/guardians are responsible for a $1,600 non-refundable deposit, as well as four additional tuition payments of $1,600.  Parents may choose to make one payment for the entire cost or pay the tuition in installments. Payments should be made by check, payable to the Marlboro Township Board of Education and sent to Mrs. Chris Jelinsky, Marlboro Township Board of Education, 1980 Township Drive, Marlboro, NJ 07746.


You may access an integrated preschool application by clicking on the link below. For more information, contact Noreen Favaloro at the David C. Abbott Early Learning Center at (732) 972-7100 ext. 6064.


Completed applications will be accepted by mail only and must be received no later than Thursday, March 21, 2024.