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Are you looking for a preschool for your child?

Consider enrolling your child in the Side By Side Program, a developmentally appropriate preschool that is respectful of the  needs of individual children. Teachers are all certified early childhood educators and the program is provided by the Manchester School District.
  • Programs for three-year olds meet from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. 3  days per week.
  • Programs for four year olds meet 4  per week in the afternoon session (12:30. to 3:00 p.m.)
  • We have classrooms at Parker Varney, Jewett St. School and Smyth Rd. School

What is the tuition?


Annual tuition must be paid in 2 payments. The first payment  must be made prior to the start of the school year and the second payment in January. Current tuition rates are:
  • $900.00 per year for programs that meet 3 days per week
  • 1200.00 per year for programs that meet 4 days per week



Who do I contact for more information?


For more information or to register, contact the Preschool Coordinator, Pam Agate @ 628-6257.

Preschool Announcements

  • Side by Side We are looking for typical peer models to join our classrooms alongside our identified students.Please contact Pam Agate   628-6257 for more information.
    Posted Nov 25, 2013, 5:55 AM by Liane St. Laurent
  • 2013-14 School Calendar: Student Instructional Time Will Increase The Manchester School District announced on Monday, April 8 that the 2013-14 school calendar has been set after the Manchester Board of School Committee approved a Memorandum of Understanding ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2013, 12:25 PM by Liane St. Laurent
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Selma Deitch Early Learning Program

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SDELP is a comprehensive approach to Early Childhood Education serving the special needs of preschoolers throughout the City of Manchester.

The Manchester School District offers three options for preschool. Choose from the list  below for program details and eligibility:


All preschool teachers are certified through the NH Department of Education. Additional certified staff provide family support, speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing services and  adaptive physical education to meet the needs of students and their families. Paraprofessionals assist our teachers and therapists in meeting individual needs.

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