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North Haledon Cooperative Nursery School

200 Squaw Brook Road
Haledon, NJ 07508

(973) 427-8709


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"We believe children learn best when there is a strong partnership
between school and home.

We believe in educating the whole child -- encouraging social,
intellectual, emotional and physical growth.

We believe children learn best in a safe nurturing environment.

We believe in providing children with opportunities for guided play and
social interaction while providing parents with the opportunity to be an
active part of their child's first school experience.

We believe in providing a carefully planned, developmentally
appropriate program that is play-based and supported by current

At the NHCOOP, we want children to:
Feel secure in a peer group setting.

Progress at their own rate of development.

Become responsible and independent.

Understand their own feelings so that they can better cope with
others and the world around them.

Learn to respect the rights and differences of others.

Develop a positive self-image, crucial to future school and life success.

Experience the joy of learning through
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Circle Time
Structured Play Time
Art Activities
Snack Time
Active Play Time
Additional Opportunities for Enrichment
Spanish Teacher
Guests from the community
Science and Discovery Activities
Cooking Projects
Curriculum related field trips "
Excerpted from the preschool's website