State preschool is a comprehensive, half-day educational program for children who are 3 and 4 years old (priority is given to 4 year-old children). The program focuses on education and child development as well as health, nutrition and social services. Parent involvement is encouraged. The program is three hours a day, five days per week. Families must qualify based on income eligibility.
The program follows the school year calendar and is open from 9am to 12pm. Programs are operated out of the Sunset Ridge, Ocean Shore and Fairmont Park campuses. The program is free to those who qualify. The program starts at the end of August and applications are available starting in May.
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