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Want to be the Bee’s Knees? Sponsor the 15th annual
BHS Preschool “Roaring 20s” Spring Benefit!


Thursday, May 11 - 7PM at “501 Union”

A fantastic evening filled with food, drinks, fun,and lots of auction action that supports all we do here at BHS! Your donation makes it all possible – and comes with two tickets to this amazing event.

Watch for your invitation, soon!

Preschool is where the heart is…

• Small class sizes

• Curriculum based on children’s interests

• Rich, child-centered approach to Jewish curriculum

• Highly qualified teaching staff

• Weekly music and movement classes

• After school enrichment classes and early drop off



Admissions for the 2017-18 School Year

Call beginning September 6, 2016 at 8:30am to schedule a tour! We are delighted that you are interested in our school, and eager to show you our program. Tours of the preschool will be conducted in late October through early December. Applications are available after your tour.
Once we receive your application, a play visit will be scheduled so we can meet your child and answer any further questions you may have about the program.
Schedule a tour by calling 718-522-2070 x126 or emailing Registrar at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 

In order to apply to our Preschool, children must have turned two by June 30, of 2017. For younger children we offer classes and a partial separation program through our Parenting Center.



Class Schedules and Tuition (2016-17)

Young 2s (turn 2 by 6/30)    8:45-11:45am Tuesdays and Thursdays $8,610

Older 2s    8:45-11:45am Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays   $10,550

Young (and turning) 3s    12:30-3 pm Monday-Thursday $11,950 OR 8:45-11:45 am Monday-Friday  $14,650

Older 3s    9am-1pm Monday – Thursday; 9am-12pm Fridays   $15,830

4s    9am-2pm  Monday – Thursday 9am-12pm Fridays   $17,160



Our Program

Child-Centered Approach
We are dedicated to the belief that individual differences and learning styles should be celebrated and that children learn best through play in a kind, nurturing environment that cultivates their social, emotional, physical, cognitive and spiritual development.

BHS classrooms are designed to embrace exploration with open arms, open shelves, open-ended activities, and open minds! We look forward to listening to our students’ young voices and all they have to share each year. Our high teacher to student ratio allows teachers to support children in both their cognitive and emotional growth.


Emergent Curriculum
Every year and every class is different as they follow their interests! Children may complete a study of the firehouse, find out all about the farmers at the local green market, or perform their own play about the heroes they have invented. Literacy, science, art, and early math skills are incorporated into this engaging curriculum, creating highly motivated learners.



  • This year’s after school enrichment classes include Amazing Art Innovators, creative dramatics, Super Soccer Stars, cooking, a Hebrew immersion movement class and the BHS spin on a music class – “Rock Shabbat!”
  • We offer “Early Bird” early drop off beginning at 8:00am each morning.
  • All classes meet weekly with our music and movement specialists.
  • Children are active throughout the year in our indoor gym. The Preschool also has an outside play yard and is close to several parks in the area


Jewish Curriculum
Teachers introduce the Jewish holidays to children in much the same way they approach curriculum, by making it relevant, meaningful and accessible to young learners. Stories, symbols, songs and even the tastes of holidays allow our students to begin exploration of Jewish traditions and values. Shabbat is celebrated with great enthusiasm with grape juice, challah, songs, and stories. Families often opt to join the “Challah Club” and take home a challah each Friday afternoon.


After BHS Preschool

Students from the Preschool go on to many local public and private schools. Teachers and administrators take an active role in kindergarten placement for our students through advisement and written student recommendations. For those families who join Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, kindergarten in the Religious School at BHS is free.



The Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Preschool opened its doors in the fall of 2002. Since that time the school has reflected the values and traditions held by the Brooklyn Heights Synagogue, an inclusive Reform synagogue with a history of community and social outreach. The caring sense of family and community that is central to the synagogue is incorporated into daily routines and the philosophy of the preschool.



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131 Remsen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
t:718.522.2070, f:718.522.3976
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