For over 30 years, Chabad ELC has been one of the most-loved and respected Jewish preschools on the Upper West Side. Here's what makes the Chabad ELC such a wonderful place to begin your child’s educational journey:


  • A warm, healthy and happy environment where children can grow and develop emotionally, cognitively and physically
  • Jewish values-driven curriculum, environment and school culture, with an emphasis on kindness and respect
  • Sensitivity to the range of abilities and developmental levels within each age group
  • An emphasis on whole-child learning that prepares our students for an academic kindergarten and beyond.
  • Carefully selected and trained staff who guide the children and promote active and independent learning, problem solving, friendship and discovery.
  • Well-outfitted classrooms with state-of-the-art preschool furnishings and ergonomically designed playground 
  •  Our alumni go on to great Jewish, independent and public schools. We guide our families to find the right school for their child and their families, and we are there for them every step of the process. 


To apply to one of our preschool programs, please click on this button and fill out the inquiry form.


Fill out the Admission Inquiry Form