Ramapo Central School District’s Pre-Kindergarten Early Learning Program will prepare children with the readiness skills to be successful throughout their school years and foster a love for learning. The program will focus on social and emotional development, academics, physical development, and learning through play. It will provide a loving environment where children feel safe, engaged, successful, and supported. The Early Learning Program will  be a place where our children are excited to learn, play, and grow.


Viola Elementary School
557 Route 202, Suffern, NY 10901


AM Session: 9:00 – 11:30 AM 
PM Session: 12:15 – 2:45 PM

*This program is available for the 2017-18 school year for all Ramapo Central residents turning
4-years-old by
 December 1, 2017.

*Transportation is not provided.

Ramapo Central’s Pre-Kindergarten program features:

Highly qualified, vested RCSD teachers with experience in early childhood education
Classrooms that focus on social and emotional development, physical development, play, and academics
A safe and nurturing environment where children feel successful and supportive
Intentional teaching with thoughtful, purposeful centers
Use of multi-sensory teaching strategies, hands-on learning through exploration, and interactive read-alouds

If you are interested in learning  more about this new Pre-K  program, come to one of our upcoming information sessions:

Monday, February 13, 7:15 - 8:00PM
Friday, March 3, 9:30 - 10:15 AM

Questions? Contact the Office of Instruction at (845) 357-7783 or

The District partners with Child Care Resources of Rockland (CCRR) to offer Universal Pre-Kindergarten, a special preschool program established by the New York State Education Department and local school districts. Eligibility criteria and application information are available on the
CCRR website.

Attached please find the letters announcing dates of the upcoming Universal PreK and Statewide Full-day PreK Parent Information Sessions for the 2017-18 school year.