We Look Forward to Helping Your Child Grow

Thank you for your interest in the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center (APJCC) and our preschool program. We look forward to helping your child grow in all areas of development. In working toward this goal, we follow developmentally appropriate practices in a play-based program that helps children grow in all developmental areas — social, emotional, cognitive, language and motor. Our program is grounded in Jewish values and tradition, and embraces families from all backgrounds.

We welcome children from 18 months to 5 years old. Preschool is five days a week, for half day or full day. Toilet training is not required. We also offer Transitional Kindergarten for children who will be turning 5 years old by January 31.

Virtual Tour

Interested in learning more about our preschool? Take this video tour from our January 2021 Preschool Open House!

Our Mission

The APJCC Preschool provides a developmentally appropriate program that is inspired by Jewish values, traditions, and celebrations, while welcoming families and staff of all ethnic, cultural, and religious backgrounds. Together we create a safe and healthy school environment that encourages children to wonder, explore, inquire, discover, and collaborate in their own learning. We build a community that is caring, nurturing, and supportive for all families.

The School Year

The school year runs from September to early June, with an optional day camp program during the summer.  You can view the preschool calendar and Family Handbook here.


Registration for Fall 2021 is now open. Interested families should contact the preschool office at preschool@jvalley.org or 408.357.7417.

Contact Us

We appreciate your consideration of our preschool. If you need further information, please feel free to call our office at 408.357.7417 or email preschool@jvalley.org.

We recommend a visit! Tours and observations are available. Please make an appointment by calling the Preschool Director at 408.357.7408. Currently we are only offering virtual tours, to help protect against the spread of COVID-19.

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