Early Childhood Education

  • Welcome to Perth Amboy's Early Childhood Education Program

    Click here for Preschool Registration Information

    Ms. Michelle Loconte
    Supervisor of Early Childhood Education
    Email: michloconte@paps.net
    Phone: (732)-376-6200 ext. 30-234

    Our Schools:

    Ignacio Cruz Early Childhood Center
    601 Cortlandt Street 
    Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
    School Hours: 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM


    School #7 Early Childhood Center                                                                     
    163 Patterson Street                                                      
    Perth Amboy, NJ 08861                                                  
    School Hours: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM     


    Edmund Hmieleski, Jr. Early Childhood Center
    925 Amboy Ave
    Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
    School Hours: 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Please visit your child's classroom website for information, updates, and additional resources.

    Families who are concerned about their child's development, aged three to five, may access the Child Find website located below. The link will also provide information on community services available and it will assist the Perth Amboy School District to identify unserved children who are in need of special education and related services from age three to twenty-one.  You may also contact the District’s Department of Special Education Services at (732-376-6200) ext. 30-229 to answer any questions regarding the evaluation process. 


    Click here for more information on Child Find