Preschools and Day Care

Blocks & Bridges Child Development
Preschool, Pre-K, Toddler and Infant Care
1410 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, 201-833-8848
Hours: 7:00 am – 6:30 pm, M-F

Camp KooKooskoos
See under Teaneck Community Education Center

Gan Aliza Preschool
811 Palisade Ave, Teaneck, 201-308-3042
Ages: 2-3 years old

Gan Rina
354 Maitland Ave, Teaneck, 201-833-0458
Ages: 1 to 4 years old (preschool)
Hours: 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Gan Yaldenu Nursery School
85 Copley Avenue, Teaneck, 201-801-0291
Ages: 2-1/2 through 6 years
Months open: 12
Days & Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

The Ivy School
278 Willow Street, Teaneck, 201-771-0990
Age: 0-6
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Nitzanei Noam Nursery School
641 W. Englewood Avenue, Teaneck, 201-836-6871
Ages: 2 and 3 yrs. old

Rhymes and Reasons
687 Larch Avenue, Teaneck, 201-836-4100
Age: 2 1/2 to 6 years old
After school program available.
Hours: 7:15 am to 6:00 pm
Months open: 12 months

School Age Child Care (SACC)
See under Teaneck Community Education Center

Shalom Yeladim
815 Prince Street, Teaneck, 201-837-0837
Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years old
Months open: 12 months
Days & Hours: Monday – Friday, 7:00 am to 6:30 pm

Sniffles Club at Holy Name Hospital
718 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, 201-833-3461
Ages: 3 months to 14 years
Months Open: Year-round except major Holidays
Days & Hours: Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Per diem program for mildly ill children. Registration required.

Sunshine Gardens Learning Center
See under Teaneck Recreation Department at the Richard Rodda Community Center

Teaneck Community Education Center
One Merrison Street, Teaneck, 201-833-5514
The Community Education Center, affiliated with the Board of Education, offers a variety of before and after school options for Teaneck children. Information can be obtained by calling the Center.

    • School Age Child Care (SACC)
      School Age Child Care (SACC) is provided before school and after school at Bryant & Hawthorne schools, before school at Whittier and after school at Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson middle schools.
    • Camp KooKooskoos
      School vacation camp for children K-8 offered during school vacation and during the summer.

Teaneck Montessori Day School
61 Church Street, Teaneck, 201-837-9500
Ages: infants – age 5
Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Teaneck Public Schools – Grades Preschool (PK3, PK4) and Kindergarten
201 833-5545
Preschool Locations:
Kindergarten Locations:
  • Theodore Smiley Lacey SchoolOne Merrison Street
    (formerly known as Eugene Field or your neighborhood school.)
    Chanon McDuffie:

Teaneck Recreation Department at the Richard Rodda Community Center
250 Colonial Court, Teaneck, 201-837-7130

    • Afterschool child care is available for grade K-7 at the Recreation Center, from school dismissal time until 6:00 p.m., every weekday during the school year.
    • Sunshine Gardens Learning Center
      Ages: 3 to 4
      Months open: September – June (when schools are in session)
      Hours: full day Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
      Early drop off starts 8:00 am;
      After Care until 6:00 pm
Updated Nov. 1, 2018