Barnert Temple Preschool

  • Under the enthusiastic guidance of our director Sara Losch, the Barnert Temple Preschool has helped children develop a lifelong love for learning.
  • While we continue to be a Jewish preschool teaching values of kindness, good deeds, and taking care of the world, we now accept children of all faiths and cultural backgrounds.
  • Becoming part of our preschool means you are part of a community.
  • We have beautiful park-like grounds including forest areas for exploration, a large multi-sensory playground, a working garden, and a mud kitchen.
  • For 30 years, we have consistently provided a nurturing and creative environment that allows children to discover their own unique learning style.
  • Our teachers, programs and overall philosophy also emphasize the need for children to develop the social skills necessary to be successful as they progress through their academic careers.
  • We want to emporwer out students to become critical thinkers and creative problem solvers.
  • All of these elements come together to provide our children with the programs and environment to grow academically, socially, creatively and spiritually.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedYes, any we can support
Year Founded1987
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students64 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Barnert Temple Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(We get dirty!)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition for Kindergarten averages $11,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAlice Berdy

School Notes

  • Follows Developmentally Appropriate curriuculum based on NAEYC standards
  • Small classes; low teacher/child ratio
  • Beautiful facilty with large multi-sensory, fenced in outdoor playground
  • Warm, caring, well-trained staff;
  • Extras include yoga, Hebrew, gym, and music.

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