Our Pre-K Program

Pre-K Directory

PK 206: Ms. Trinidad, Ms. Giallanzo

PK 210: Ms. Garcia, Mrs. Indajit

PK 216: Mrs. Ardito, Ms. Crowley

PK 233: Mrs. Trapani, Mrs. Quintana

PK 240: Ms. Henderson, Mrs. Murullo

PK 242: Ms. Rooney, Ms. McNulty

If you need to contact a teacher, please send a message through ParentSquare, or call the school to make an appointment.
Visit the NYC DOE site to learn about applying to Pre-K.

 Students in the gym  Two students working on building blocks  Teacher reading picture book two two students 

Overview

Children will participate in a variety of learning experiences that aims to cultivate

  • Language development.
  • Meet social-emotional needs.
  • Develop gross and fine motor skills.
  • Increase problem-solving abilities.
  • Develop a love of literacy and learning.

Students will learn through play and discovery in and outside of the classroom while meeting NYS Pre-k Common Core Standards.

Throughout Pre-K, students explore their feelings and what makes them a unique and special individual. Through their school curriculum, students develop the following: Self-awareness, Self-Regulation, Positive Relationships with Others, Accountability, and Adaptability.

A Typical Day in Pre-K Includes:

  • Arrival and Morning Routines - Including signing in and practicing daily hygiene routines.
  • Instructional Breakfast - Children build their independence in serving themselves and holding meaningful conversations with their teachers and peers.
  • Morning Meeting - The class gathers together to examine new topics and share their thoughts and ideas.
  • Center Time - Students explore various centers and thematic materials around the room. Mathematics, writing, reading, speaking, and the development of literacy skills are fostered through play.
  • Gross Motor Play- Students spend time running, jumping, hopping and developing their gross motor skills (Outdoor Play-).
  • Read Aloud - Students listen to and discuss various genres of literature. Questions are asked and students use their critical thinking skills to generate a response.
  • Rest Time - Children allow their bodies to rest and recharge.
  • Music and Movement - Children move and interpret music through physical movement.