Central Elementary School, 400 Ridgedale Ave, East Hanover NJ

Ms. Melissa Falcone, Principal

973-887-0358 ext. 315 or dial 2 (absence reporting/nurse)

Preschool at Central Elementary School

Pre-School Registration

East Hanover’s Integrated Preschool Program is a general education inclusive program designed to provide a preschool enriched curriculum. The curriculum is aligned with the New Jersey Department of Education’s Preschool Teaching and Learning Standards of Quality.

Application Details  

Three-year old program brochure

Application for three-year old program

Four-year-old program brochure

Application for four-year old program 

Applications for East Hanover School District’s 3 year old preschool class and 4 year old preschool class for the 2023-24 school year are open for returning students. Enrollment for all NEW preschool students will open on Monday, January 23, 2023. All children must turn Age 3 or Age 4 by October 1, 2023, and must be toilet trained. Alternately, students who do not meet this cut off may be eligible to attend on their third birthday should there be room in the preschool classes. Please contact the Special Services Office if you wish to inquire about this option and space during the school year.

Enrollment, for both sections, is limited and may need to be determined by a lottery drawing. Students currently enrolled in the preschool program will be guaranteed a spot once their application is submitted. Applications are due by Friday, April 21, 2023. The lottery drawing, if needed, will occur on Friday, May 5, 2023 for any additional openings in the preschool classes.