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La Casa De Don Pedro Head Start – Pre-K & Early Head Start Academy

About Our School

La Casa de Don Pedro, 201 First Street is a NAEYC accredited site. We have eight classrooms with certified teachers and highly qualified instructional staff. We offer a full day high quality preschool program for children ages 3-5. Our program recognizes that children mature at different stages, and they come from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. In a nurturing and educational setting, develop the necessary skills and abilities to achieve academic success. Our commitment to our community is to implement developmentally appropriate practices for all children in a safe and healthy learning environment as they grow. Our program provides bilingual and multicultural educational learning opportunities, technology, field trips, parent engagement and family support.

School Information

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    Gloria Jerez

  • Address

    201 First Street
    Newark, NJ 07107

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  • School Hours

    8:15 am - 3:00 pm

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School Attendance
Average Daily Attendance Last School Year Percentage of Students Chronically Absent Last School Year
93% 20%
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