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Dietrich Johnson Cooperative Nursery School Inc

61 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08542

(609) 683-1344


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Philosophy & Approach

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"To recognize the unique qualities and individuality of each child, by providing developmentally appropriate activities and materials.
To help the child be successful and happy both as an individual and as a member of a group.
To promote the growth of the child’s self-esteem.
To involve parents actively in the child’s earliest education experience.
To help families get to know one another. "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"Free play and clean-up
Teacher directed activities
Themed projects
Outdoor play
Bathroom etiquette
Snack time
Story time
Circle time "
Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school