Tuition-Free Preschool for the 2024-2025 School Year

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    Preschool pre-registration will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 (see schedule below).   This year's registration will include three (3) year old children for 75 sports located at two preschool providers.  

    Children who will be:    

    • 4 years old by October 1, 2024: Phone Lines Open at 9:00 AM and close at 11:30am.
    • 3 years old by October 1, 2024: Phone Lines Open at 12:30 PM and close at 3:00pm

    You will need to call (201) 646-1062 on that date to secure your initial registration appointment. You will be asked to provide the parent/guardian name, phone number, email address and the preschool child’s name and birthdate.

    Only Hackensack residents are eligible for tuition-free preschool in Hackensack. Once this call is complete, you will receive a confirmation number. A follow-up email will be sent with directions that explain how to begin the online registration process. You will then be contacted by a registrar to schedule an appointment where you will complete your registration in person. 
    This pre-registration phone call will hold your spot until your online registration is complete, your appointment has occurred, and all necessary documents are received. There is no need to line up in person for registration. All necessary registration documents can be accessed using the links on the left.