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Jersey City Child Development

1 Canal St
Jersey City, NJ 07302-4330

(201) 332-5633


Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Head Start draws on the strengths and resources of the community, staff and parents, to enrich the life of each child enrolled and provides a broad range of human services to help each family unit to grow to the fullest of their potential. In addition to the Educational Services provided, support services include Health Service, Parent Involvement, Nutrition, Disabilities Services, and Social Services."
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

" 8:45- 9:00 Greet Children and Parents
9:00- 9:30 Breakfast
9:45-10:00 Circle Time - Planning
10:05-10:30 Work Time
10:35-11:00 Gym or Go outside.
11:00-11:30 Small Group Time
11:30-12:00 Recall Time
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30- 1:00 Toileting - Brush Teeth
1:00- 2:00 Nap Time or Rest
2:00- 2:15 Snack
2:15- 2:45 Story and Music"
Excerpted from the preschool's website