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Fishing Cove Elementary School


Fishing Cove Preschool




The Preschool Program is located at 

Fishing Cove Elementary School

110 Wickford Point Road

North Kingstown, RI 02852


The goal of the North Kingstown School Department is to ensure that all children will enter kindergarten with the learning, social-emotional and behavioral skills essential for success. We are committed to promoting opportunities for development, learning and a sense of belonging for every child. The program focuses on the developmental and individual needs of young children.



Our mission is to provide young children with learning opportunities and experiences that will teach, foster, promote and nurture growth and development in the following areas:

  • Speech-language communication
  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Effective and positive behavioral responses
  • Curiosity, creativity, and exploration
  • Gross and Fine motor skills
  • Independence and self-help skills                                                    
  • Persistence and organization
Program Description
Fishing Cove Elementary School is home to five integrated preschool classrooms AM (3yr old) and PM (4yr old) sessions.  All staffed with highly-qualified Early Childhood certified teachers.


Fishing Cove offers two sessions:

         School Year 2020-2021


                                                3 Year Old Students                                                  4 Year Old Students 

                                       Must be 3 by September 1, 2020                         Must be 4 by September 1, 2020
                                            Morning 8:45 to 11:30 AM                                   Afternoon 12:20 to 3:05 PM
                                                   Monday-Friday                                                       Monday-Friday

5 days: Tuition to be determined. If your child qualifies for nutrition support, then your child qualifies for preschool tuition support.  You can apply online at:


To pay for preschool tuition please click below:



Child Outreach Screenings

Child Outreach Screenings is a free service to ALL children 3-5 years old. A screening for all new incoming students is part of the registration process. To schedule an appointment to have your child screened prior to enrollment please contact: Mary Nelson, 541-6350 or


Application and Registration

Community peer vacancies will be filled by a lottery system.  Applications must be submitted to Fishing Cove Elementary School, 110 Wickford Point Road, North Kingstown, RI 02852.  An internal lottery will be held on Monday, March 2, 2020. There will be no public meeting for the lottery.  


Parents will be notified of acceptance into the program or wait list status by email no later than Friday, March 6, 2020. 

*For more information regarding Fishing Cove Preschool please contact the Main Office, 268-6578