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Welcome to the Primary Centers

 

"Inspiring all to explore, learn and grow"

 

Principal - Ms. Pamela A. Southard

 

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Upcoming Dates for Jefferson Primary Center 

 

Friday, August 31 - 9:00-9:30 - Kindergarten Drop-In for students and parents

Tuesday, Sept. 4 - 1st  Day of Kindergarten; Drop off 8:15 - 8:25 AM; "Pack the Park"- details to follow.

Tuesday, Sept. 4 - Pre-K Orientation for students and parents 10:00 for AM classes and 1:00 for PM classes

Wednesday, Sept. 5 - 1st Day of Pre-K classes; Drop off 8:50-9:00 for AM classes and 12:20-12:30 for PM classes

Specific information on your child's class assignment and drop-off/pick-up procedures will be mailed home by August 27. School hours are also listed on our website.

 

Upcoming Dates for Wilson Primary Center! 

 

Friday, August 31 - 10:00-10:30 AM - Kindergarten Drop-In for students and parents

Tuesday, Sept. 4 - 1st  Day of Kindergarten; Drop off 8:15 - 8:25 AM

Tuesday, Sept. 4 - 10:00 AM - Pre-K Orientation for students and parents

Wednesday, Sept. 5 - 1st Day of Pre-K classes; Drop off 8:50-9:00 for AM classes 

Specific information on your child's class assignment and drop-off/pick-up procedures will be mailed home by August 27. School hours are also listed on our website.

 

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District Arrival/Dismissal Schedule

Below is the DISTRICT arrival and dismissal schedule. Please go to your primary center webpage for specific program/class information.

SUMMIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS

ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL TIMES

  • REGULAR SCHOOL DAY

Kindergarten (AM) 8:30 – 11:22 (Drop-off Walker 8:10 & Driver 8:15 – 8:25…..Pick-up 11:22)

Kindergarten (PM) 12:22 – 3:15 (Drop-off 12:15 – 12:22...Pick-up 3:15 – 3:30)

Kindergarten (FD) 8:30 – 3:15 (Drop-off Walker 8:10 & Driver 8:15-8:25…Pick-up 3:15-3:30)

Elementary School 8:15 – 3:00

Middle School 7:55 – 2:45

High School 7:45 – 2:49

  • SINGLE SESSION

Kindergarten (AM) 8:30 – 11:00 (Drop-off Walker 8:10 & Driver 8:15 – 8:25…..Pick-up 11:00)

Kindergarten (PM) 9:30 – 12:00 (Drop-off 9:20 – 9:30.......Pick-up 12:00)

Elementary School 8:15 – 12:30

Middle School 7:55 – 12:15

High School 7:45 – 12:06

Kinderquest students are dismissed at 12:00

  • v DELAYED OPENING (weather or other emergency-related late opening)

Kindergarten (AM) 10:15 – 12:45 (Drop-off 10:00 – 10:15*…..Pick-up 12:45)

Kindergarten (PM) 12:45 – 3:15 (Drop-off 12:35 – 12:45.......Pick-up 3:15)

Elementary School 10:15 – 3:00

Middle School 9:55 – 2:45

High School 9:45 – 2:49

Kinderquest students report at 10:15 and are dismissed at 3:15

  • *If you have an elementary student, please drop off your kindergarten student at 10:00 AM and proceed to the elementary school for the 10:15 AM drop-off.
  • v EMERGENCY EARLY DISMISSAL (weather or other emergency-related closing)
  • Pre-School (AM) 11:30 Dismissal No Pre-School (PM)
  • Pre-School (Full Day) 11:30 Dismissal
  • Kindergarten (AM) 11:22 Dismissal No Kindergarten (PM)
  • Elementary School 12:30 Dismissal
  • Middle School 12:15 Dismissal
  • High School 12:06 Dismissal
  • Kinderquest (AM) 11:22 Dismissal No Kinderquest (PM)
  • If you are the parent/guardian of a child who is bused and plan to pick up your child at the school and do not want him/her on the bus, you must call the school as soon as you receive notification of an Emergency Early Dismissal.
  • PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • v REGULAR SCHOOL DAY
  • Half-Day Pre-School Program
  • AM Program, Monday – Thursday PM Program, Monday - Thursday
  • Drop-off 8:50 – 9:00 Drop-off 12:20 – 12:30
  • Instruction 9:00 – 11:30 Instruction 12:30 – 3:00
  • Pick-up 11:30 Pick-up 3:00
  • Full-Day Pre-School Program
  • Monday – Thursday Friday
  • Drop-off 8:50 – 9:00 Drop-off 8:50 – 9:00
  • Instruction 9:00 – 3:00 Instruction 9:00 – 11:30
  • Pick-up 3:00 Pick-up 11:30
  • v DELAYED OPENING

What Delayed Openings Mean for Half-Day Pre-school:

Please note that in the event of a delayed opening, the AM pre-school classes will be cancelled. The PM pre-school classes follow a regular schedule.

What Delayed Openings Mean for Full-Day Pre-school:

The preschoolers in the full day program at Wilson Primary Center will come in at 10:15 AM and dismiss at 3:00 PM (Monday – Thursday only.) If a delayed opening occurs on a Friday, classes are cancelled.

  • v SINGLE-SESSION

What Single Sessions Mean for Half-Day Preschool:

On days listed as “single session” the half-day morning pre-school schedule is as follows:

9:00 AM – 10:40 AM

On days listed as “single session” the half-day afternoon preschool schedule is as follows:

10:45 AM – 12:25 PM

What Single Sessions Mean for Full-Day Preschool:

On days listed as “single session”:

  • If a Single Session falls Monday – Thursday, the full-day preschoolers attend class 9:00 AM – 12:25 PM
  • If a Single Session falls on Friday, the full-day preschoolers attend class
  • 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM


Frequently Asked Questions- Kindergarten

Please click on the link to read the Frequently Asked Questions about Kindergarten.

Half Day Kindergarten Registration

Half Day Kindergarten

Registration for the Summit Public Schools half day kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year is available online at summit.k12.nj.us/resources/registration. Kindergarten is open to all Summit children who will be five years old on or before October 1, 2018.

After completing the online registration, please call the Primary Center your child will attend for an appointment to bring the supporting registration documents on February 6 and 8.

To schedule a registration appointment, please call Eileen Mortenson at the Jefferson Primary Center, (908) 918-2160 x 6752, or Donna Schneider at the Wilson Primary Center, (908) 918-2175 x 6652.



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