About Community Nursery School

Community Nursery School is a non-denominational, non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality nursery-school education for preschool children. Sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church of Metuchen, the school was opened in 1949. We are licensed by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Youth and Family Services. Community Nursery School admits students of any race, color and national or ethnic origin.

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Registration is ongoing for the current school year with limited openings. If you are interested in enrolling for the balance of this school year, we are happy to show you our classrooms and tell you about our program. (Visit our facebook page to see classroom photos.) We are definitely child-friendly so bring your child with you to see if we are the right fit for your


  Parents of enrolled students: the KidsKreations student art fundraiser runs through Monday, October 24th. Please take time to look at the one-of-a-kind keepsakes you can purchase, printed with your child’s artwork and consider placing an order. Don’t forget about grandparents, godparents and other special people! Samples are on display in the school hallway.


Designed primarily for our 3 and 5-day Pre-K students, our afternoon program runs from 1:00 – 3:00, with a rest time from 1:00 – 1:30. The children are under the care of our regular staff.  While we encourage signing up for the year or a 10-week session, you may also sign up as needed for a day or two at a time (please call