Gan Shalom is licensed as a year-round preschool that offers separate programming during the 9-month school year and 11 weeks of summer camp.
We offer 3 different classrooms:
Pre-kindergarten, for children who will be eligible to enter kindergarten in the fall
To learn about the curriculum for different ages, please visit our Curriculum page.
Our preschool program runs from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm each day.
9:00 – 9:15
Free-Choice Table-Top Activities
9:15 – 9:30
Group Time & Transition
9:30 – 9:50
9:50 – 10:30
Outdoor Play or Gross Motor Activity Room
10:30 – 11:15
Free-Choice Centers (Rotating Rooms)
11:15 – 11:45
Group Activity or All-School Shabbat Program on Fridays
11:45 – 12:15
12:15 – 12:30
Transition Activity & Prepare for Rest
12:30 – 2:00
Nap / Rest (Quiet Time)
2:00 – 2:30
Small Group Learning Activities
2:30 – 3:00
Transition & Afternoon Snack
3:00 – 3:20
Outdoor Play or Gross Motor Activity
3:20 – 3:30
Wrap-up Group Activity
Before care (7:30 am to 9:00 am) and after care (3:30 pm to 5:30 pm) are available. Families can sign up for these services on a regular basis, ensuring an available spot. Unplanned drop-off care is only offered when space is available.
Transportation is available during the school year and for summer camps to and from Tifereth Israel Synagogue.
Gan Shalom Summer Camp
Looking for summer fun and learning for your preschooler? We’d love for them to join us at camp! We offer flexible scheduling and the high-quality programming you’d expect from Gan Shalom.
Holidays and Events
Gan Shalom is closed for holidays throughout the year. To help keep track of these dates, download our 2019-2020 school calendar.