Tom Thumb Preschool
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Why Tom Thumb? -- Tom Thumb provides more value for the price than other preschools.


What Makes Tom Thumb Different from Other Preschools?

  • Educational Excellence since 1968.
  • Over 9,000 Graduates
  • Specialists for Enrichment Programs:
    • Mornings: French, Physical Ed, Music & Dance
    • Afternoons: Science, Drumming, Fun Gym, Introduction to Piano Keyboard &Yoga
    • There is NO additional charge for these programs
  • Tom Thumb is a private school with a primary focus on education
  • Several programs based on age and maturity to choose from:
    • Extended or Full day sessions for 2, 3 or 5 days per week
    • Before/Afternoon School Care
  • Special Working Parents Program
    • Full day (5 days per week)
    • Early as 7 AM drop-off and late as 6 PM pick-up
  • 11 NYS accredited teachers with BS and MS degrees
  • Combined teaching experience is over 130 years.
  • Cooperative with Specialists sent by public school districts
  • Constantly improving our programs by listening to you & our students
  • Licensed by New York State Department of Education
  • Licensed by New York Office of Children and Family Services
  • Member of Child Care Council of Westchester
  • Firehouse and Paramedics access 300 feet from our school
  • 7 to 1 ratio of "students to staff"
  • No registration fee or hidden fees (except for graduation)
  • Tom Thumb offers a 20% discount for a 2nd child including ThumBelina
  • 10% discount for all students whose parent attended Tom Thumb
  • Spring Musical Show & Graduation performed by senior students
  • Campus security & safety is continuously improved & practiced
  • Video cameras monitoring building, hallways and classrooms
  • One-way mirrors are in each classroom's door
  • Parent may visit anytime without notice to observe their child
  • Visitors are always welcome - appointment necessary for security
  • Outside Areas include:
    • 2 very well equipped diverse playgrounds
    • Large grassed ball field
    • Blacktop roadway with 35 riding toys
    • All outside play areas are fenced in to the building
  • Structured Program to develop life-time learning skills
  • After school gymnastics program is available at a discounted cost
  • Before and after school care to fit your needs is also available
  • "Catch Us If you Can" Summer Camp is where summer comes alive
  • Dynamic Gymnastics offers gymnastic classes in summer
  • Tom Thumb provides a detail description and disclosure of Junior & Senior Tuition and Toddler (Thumbelina) Tuition programs on the Internet

If you are interested in visiting our school, please call on (914) 528-5600 or email us to set up an appointment. Our Director or Assistant Director will meet with you and discuss our program, walk you through a tour of our facilities and talk with you about your child.


To find out more about Tom Thumb, Please Call or email us to set up an appointment to visit Tom Thumb Preschool.

At the visit, you can: tour our facilities, see our school in operation, ask your questions and have a conference about your child.

Preschool Checklist

When evaluating Preschools for your child, consider the following. Never choose a Preschool solely on price, instead make your selection based on the value your child will receive.

 

Consider the following "Preschool Checklist" below to obtain best the advantage for your child:


  • Established for at least 6 years.
  • Education & child development is the first priority - not babysitting.
  • Director & staff have years of experience in education.
  • Director & staff must love children, have credentials and practical expertise in early education.
  • School must have a great reputation with word of mouth recommendations.
  • Classrooms run by accredited NY State teachers with BS degrees.
  • Teachers with at least 5 years experience.
  • A "staff-to-student" ratio of 1 to 7 or better
  • Licensing by New York State Department of Education and New York Office of Children and Family Services.
  • Facilities for library, gym, theater, playgrounds and large classrooms.
  • A total program that includes specialties and enrichment: dance, drumming, science projects, French, concerts, phys. ed. ,  music and etc.

tom thumb icon - thumbs upPlease note; Tom Thumb exceeds this checklist and is considered the benchmark in our community to measure quality preschool education.