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School Resources

School Resources

Families and communities play an integral role in children’s school success. Making informed choices about your child’s education is the first step in ensuring your child’s success. We have compiled a list of educational resources to help you choose the best educational path for your child and your family. Below are local educational programs, preschools, private, public and charter schools that may be helpful to you in finding a schools that can be a good match for your child.

Schools

Stepping Stones

Pre School

Stepping Stones is a preschool serving families from Trenton with students who are 3-4 years old. They have three locations in the Trenton Area.

118 ½ Swam St.
Trenton, NJ 08611
(609) 989-8882

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Kids Ink

Pre School

Kid’s Ink is preschool located in Ewing, NJ serving children infants to five years old.

1676 N.Olden Ave.
Ewing, NJ 08638
(609) 538-0033

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Sprout State University

Pre-School/School

Sprout State University is a preschool/school located in Ewing, NJ serving children from infants to 6th grade.

1650 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08618
(609) 882-1854

The Goddard School

Preschool

The Goddard School is a preschool serving infants to five years old located in Ewing, NJ.

158 Scotch Road.
Ewing, NJ 08628
(609) 883-6800

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Little Kids College Inc.

Preschool

Little Kids College offers programs for children ages three to five years old.

1558 Brunswick Ave.
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
(609) 278-0700

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New Beginnings Child Care Center

Preschool

New Beginnings is a preschool serving children infants to five years old.

1521 Pennington Rd.
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 671-9034


Enrichment Programs

NJ Seeds

College Preparation

NJ SEEDS provides exceptional educational opportunities to motivated, high-achieving students from low-income families, trying to get into private schools.

494 Broad St #105
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 642-6422

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A Better Chance

College Preparation

ABC offers application and financial aid assistance for private schools all over the US.

253 W. 35th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001-2506
(646) 346-1310

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Young Scholars Institute

After School Learning Center

A non-profit learning center that provides educational, cultural and recreational activities for students in grades K-12. Free of charge.

349 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08618
609-392-3220

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Children Services

Child Care Connection

Financial Assistance

Mercer county families may be eligible for financial assistance with the cost of child care through New Jersey Cares for Kids program.

1001 Spruce St., Suite 201
Trenton, NJ 08638
(609) 989-7770

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Children & Family Webguide

After School Care

Information for parents, researchers, and policy-makers about after school programs, including day care/child care. The sites offer answers to questions such as how effective are and what are the benefits of afterschool programs, and how to choose an after school program.

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CYO

After School Care

CYO provides after school programming for students enrolled in Kindergarten through Grade 7. The programming consist of supervised athletic, educational, and recreational enrichment activities held during the after school hours (2:30 – 5:30pm).

920 South Broad Street.
Trenton, NJ 08611
609) 396-8383

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YWCA of Trenton

Youth Development Programming

The YMCA provides programs in child care; education and leadership; swim, sports, and play; and camp that create safe, authentic, and positive relationships with well-trained and caring role models and that teach life skills and values, regardless of program or activity.

431 Pennington Ave.
Trenton, NJ 08618
(609) 599-9622

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Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Mercer County

After School Programming

Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of Mercer County provides one-to-one companionship service to "at risk" children. Volunteer Big Brothers and Big Sisters are screened, trained, and matched for a weekly outing with the children. A one-to-one mentoring program is also operated in area schools.

535 E Franklin St.
Trenton, NJ 08610
(609) 656-1000

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Boys & Girls Club

After School Programming

The Boys & Girls Club holds after-school programs for youth in grades K to 8. Programming includes academic tutoring, cooking classes, sports, games, and more. 

212 Centre St.
Trenton, NJ 08611
609-392-3191

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