Editor's Note: The following was contributed by Lawrence Township Public Schools.
Lawrence Township Public Schools is now accepting applications for the district’s preschool program for 4-year-olds. The program is located at Ben Franklin Elementary School.
This is a comprehensive program that services typically developing, low income, and special needs 4-year-old children. Classes will meet for 6½ hours per day, five days per week.
The 4-year-old class will consist of 18-20 children. Special needs students will be placed in the program by identification, evaluation, and eligibility procedures as outlined in the New Jersey Administrative Code.
Placement for eight typically-developing children will be based on a lottery to be held on March 25, 2013. Tuition cost for this program is $800 per month.
Eligibility for this program requires that children must be at least 4 years of age and no older than 5 on or before Oct. 1, 2013, must be a resident of Lawrence Township, and must be toilet trained.
Preschool lottery applications are available at the Board of Education office, Ben Franklin Elementary School main office, or online at www.ltps.org/BFPreK.
Applications must be completed and returned to Pearl Charatz, Department of Student Services, 2565 Princeton Pike, Lawrenceville, N.J. 08648, no later than March 15, 2013.
If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Student Services at (609) 671-5430.