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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Start of School

Classes will begin on Tuesday, September 6th for all classes that meet on Tuesdays and on Wednesday, September 7th for Monday/Wednesday/Friday classes. The first day you and your child stay for one hour. There is a parent orientation while your child explores the classroom and discovers all the things preschool has to offer. You will be receiving an email or letter within the next


Registration is underway for next school year (limited openings for the balance of this year). If you are considering enrolling your child in preschool, please come for a visit. 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


On Friday, August 5, 2016, CNS will hold an Open House from 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon. Come for a tour of the classrooms, get registration information and have your questions answered. As always, children are welcome!