Early Learning Program Details

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Program Details

  • For Fall 2018 admissions, all children must be three for Pre-K 1 or four for Pre-K 2 by September 1, 2018.
  • Both our Pre-K 1 and Pre-K 2 classes are Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. We do not offer partial days; students must enroll for the full day.
  • We offer Early Bird care from 7:30 AM–9:00 AM, Monday through Friday.
  • We offer Late Bird care from 3:00 PM–5:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
  • Each class has two full-time teachers in the classroom.
  • Special classes in Mandarin, Music, Drama, and STEM Discovery will be taught once a week.

A Day in the Life

Our daily schedule for Pre-K 1 and Pre-K 2 classes consists of learning blocks that are 25 or 30 minutes long.

  • Welcome and Morning Meeting
  • Language and Literacy
  • Math Discovery
  • Outdoor/Indoor Play and Snack
  • Open Play
  • One specialist-led class: Mandarin, Music, Drama, STEM Discovery (Science Technology Engineering Math)
  • Lunch and Outdoor Play
  • Nap or Quiet Play Time and Snack
  • Movement
  • World Discovery
  • Open Play and Pick-Up

Our Schoolhouse

In our Early Learning Program, children have access to an outside playground, indoor play area, and several unique spaces for specialist-led classes.

For more information about the BASIS Independent Early Learning Program, please email brooklyn-admissions@basisindependent.com or call (718) 643-6302.