About Us

About us

The Pre-School Learning Center was established by Joan Godfrey in 1980 to meet the needs of children of working parents in  the New Rochelle area.

The school is centrally located on Eastchester Road in St. Luke’s Church.

LIC NYSDCC 836920 & NYS DOT Inspected Bus.

Age Groups

The Pre-School Learning Center serves several age groups:

  • 2.10 to three-year-olds
  • Four-year-olds (Preschool)
  • After School program kindergarten through fifth grade


Program Hours

  • 9:00 to 11:30
  • 12:30 to 3:00
Full Day Program
  • 9:00 to 3:00
Extended Hours Available
  • 7:30 to 6:00
Universal Pre-K
  • 12:30 to 3:00
(UPK with Full or Extended day options)
Summer Session
  • 9:00 to 12:00
Summer Session Extended Hours
  • 8:00 to 5:00

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Teaching Children How To Think Through

Love, Laughter & Learning

Since 1980 the Preschool Learning Center has offered a competitive academic curriculum consisting of math, language arts, reading, science, social & emotional life skills, music and arts & crafts. We provide programs for 2.10 year olds to 5 year olds. We have certified teachers with experience, who promote a caring, safe, and nurturing environment that encourages the success of every child. Special events include a visit from our Community Workers, a Halloween Parade, a Christmas/Hanukkah stage production and our legendary graduation show.

We have flexible schedules for working parents; half day, full day and extended hours until 6pm. Transportation is provided to and from Barnard School by the Pre-School Learning Center school bus. We also offer an After School Program for school aged children who attend New Rochelle Schools with transportation.

Please Call to make an appointment to observe a class, discuss our curriculum with one of our certified teachers and tour the school.

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Pre-K Curriculum


Three Year Old Curriculum