Fishing Cove Preschool
WELCOME TO THE NORTH KINGSTOWN SCHOOL DEPARTMENT
EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM
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
Fishing Cove offers two sessions:
School Year 2020-2021
3 Year Old Students 4 Year Old Students
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: http://schoollunchapp.com
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 Mary_Nelson@nksd.net.
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.