2019-2020 Integrated Preschool
The Flemington-Raritan Regional School District offers a 2019-2020 Integrated Preschool program for residents of the community who turn 3-4 years of age on or before October 1, 2019.
The FRSD Integrated Preschool program is held five days a week at Copper Hill Elementary School. Two sessions are available for 3-year-olds: one session is held from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and the other session is held from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. A half-day session may be cancelled based on enrollment. One full-day session is offered for 4-year-olds from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The monthly tuition fee for the 3-year old, half-day program for the 2019-2020 school year is $400 for general education students who are not eligible for special education and related services.
The monthly tuition fee for the 4-year old, full day program for the 2019-2020 school year is $600 for general education peers who are not eligible for special education and related services.
This monthly fee does not include transportation.
Lottery System for Admittance:
Admittance into the FRSD Integrated Preschool program will be completed using a lottery system and registration process. To enter into the lottery system, parents/guardians must complete an application found on the district’s web site at www.frsd.k12.nj.us. The link is also found: here.
Applications for entry into the lottery system are due by March 15, 2019. Families will be notified of receipt of their lottery application via email.
The lottery drawing will be held on March 18, 2019. Families whose lottery number is drawn will be notified by phone on March 19, 2019.
Once a student is selected through the lottery system, his/her family is then responsible for completing the registration process by submitting all necessary forms and information to the Department of Pupil Personnel and Special Education office, located at Copper Hill Elementary School. All forms and documents must be received by the district no later than April 5, 2019. The first month's tuition is required as a deposit at that time.
Once a student’s admittance into the program is confirmed, he/she may remain in the program until reaching kindergarten age. Please be reminded that kindergarten students must turn 5 years of age by October 1st of the current school year to be eligible for kindergarten. In addition, siblings of admitted preschool students are required to complete individual applications for entry into the lottery system.
About the Program:
The FRSD Integrated Preschool program seeks to provide a safe and nurturing learning experience in which children can play and learn. Children identified by the Child Study Team as eligible for special education and related services and general education peers are placed together in an integrated learning environment that utilizes a developmental approach. Children are immersed in a variety of planned activities that promote readiness skills, language and social/emotional growth. To learn more about the FRSD Integrated Preschool, visit: https://www.frsd.k12.nj.us/Page/10490.
For more information, please contact Marie Blaser, Child Study Team Secretary, at (908) 284-7683.