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Why Love Us

Great Teachers
You can have the peace of mind that our years of experience will provide a safe environment for your kid.
Outdoor Play
Play based learning
Excellent Programs
Welcoming place that engages each child
Funny Games
Fun activities to help kids learn

About Us

Our philosophy is learning through play as we offer a stimulating environment for children.

Cooperative School

Parents are actively involved in social activities and in the teaching process by doing monthly parent participation days … Learn More

Participation is key

Parents are an integral part of their child’s first school experience at CCNS … Learn More

Give your kid the best possible start

We pride ourselves on being able to provide a happy, safe and inclusive environment in which children aged two and a half to five years old are encouraged to explore their potential!

Mission Statement

The teachers, in cooperation with family and community, create a nurturing environment that enables children to develop independence, curiosity, respect and a passion for learning

The Cooperative Philosophy

Parents become part of a community working together to help grow our school … Learn More

Our Educational Philosophy

Work and play, fun and learning, take place simultaneously as the child makes contact with the world around him/her … Learn More

We love what we do

We have been educating children for over seventy years. Our goal is to create a place that engages each child.

  • Monthly music and library programs
  • Educational field trips and school presentations
  • Individual attention in a small-class setting
  • Opportunities to carry out scientific investigations
  • Positive learning environment for your child
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Our Classes

The 2s Class

Class size: 10

The 3s Class

Class Size: 14


Class Size: 14

Welcome to Croton Community Nursery School

Fun Activities
Happy Kids
Thankful Testimonials
Loving Teachers

Preschool Learning Through Play.

Social Studies

Holidays, Similarities, Differences, Cultures, Community, Families, Workers, Cooperation


Projects, Painting, Crafts, Music, Singing, Dancing, Drama, Crayons, Collages, Markers


Weather, Seasons, Plants, Experiments, Animals, Space, Humans, Fire Safety, Nutrition, Dinosaurs, Water Table, Sand Table

Language Arts

Spoken Language, Printed Language, Stories, Poems, Books, Name Recognition, Letters, Upper Case, Lower Case, Signs, Charts, Lists, Telling Stories


Counting, Calendar, Blocks, Patterns, Number Recognition, Days of the week, Months, Shapes, Sorting, Graphing, Time, Measurements, Cooking


Playground activities, Fire fighter visits, Librarian visits, Music and Movement, Dentist visits, Visit the elderly

Kenneth M. Garcia

I have a 2 year old and a 4 year old who have been attending for a year now. I can not tell you how much I adore and appreciate all of the wonderful staff.

Matthew D. Campbell

CCNS is a great place for my daughter to start her schooling experience. It’s welcoming and safe and my daughter loves being there.

Cecil J. Kirk

I have to say that I have 2 children ages 4 and 3 and have used various daycare’s in Kindergartens and this is by far the very best I have ever used.

Joe R. Hamblen

CCNS is a great place for my daughter to start her schooling experience. It’s welcoming and safe and my daughter loves being there.

Tony I. Robinette

This letter is to recognize you and your staff for doing an excellent job teaching my son. His skill level is significantly better since attending CCNS.

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