Our Marcus Avenue Preschool was founded over 40 years ago as part of the Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Department of Long Island Jewish Medical Center’s Children’s Hospital. The program’s oversight was transferred in 2004 and is now part of the Brookville Center family.
Our Marcus Avenue site is located at 1983 Marcus Ave c118, New Hyde Park, NY 11042.
Marcus Avenue currently offers integrated pre-school special education classes. Home and community based services are also available. Hours or Marcus Ave. site are from 8am-3:30pm. We do not currently offer after care hours.
Marcus Avenue is an approved New York State Department of Education evaluation site. All preschool instruction incorporates the New York State Learning Standards as well as nationally recognized research-based curricula. Our integrated classrooms follow a 15:1:2 ratio and use the Creative Curriculum.
The program’s mission is to create an enriched learning atmosphere through curricula and goal directed language and play-based experiences. Language based groups, arts projects, use of interactive computer software, music and movement, sensory and structured/directed play, socialization and physical education, as well as a variety of gross and fine motor activities are utilized to stimulate overall developmental progress.