Program Overview

The Transfiguration School at the Early Childhood Campus provides an integrated approach to education to advance the intellectual, emotional, physical and social development of three and four year old children. The campus offers an educational program that emphasizes the development of skills, creativity and social integration. Classes start at 8:30 am and dismissal is between 5:15 and 6:00 pm. Each class has a head teacher, assistant teacher, aides and volunteer foster grandparents with a child to adult ratio of 1:7. Breakfast and lunch are provided by the NYC Department of Education and supervised by the Department of Health. Healthy children’s snacks are packed from home.

Breakfast and Lunch for students are provided by NYC Dept of Education School Food.

Choose the following menus to learn what meals the kids are having for the month.  
  •  Breakfast Express Menu
  • K-8 Express Hot Lunch Menu

A Day in the Life of an Early Childhood Student


8:00    Breakfast
8:30    Welcome to Early Childhood; journaling; table centers
9:00    Community prayer & exercise
9:20    Circle time: calendar, weather, movement, song, finger play, good news,
             read aloud time
10:00  Work centers: arts & crafts, listening, math games, small group reading,
             science experiments, cooking
10:30  Rotation of work centers
11:15   Outdoor recess: riding scooters, ball toss and catch, relay races
12:30  Nap time

AFTERNOON (Specialized Classes)

1:30   Mandarin/Choir
2:15   Yoga/Art
3:00  Gym/Ballet/Chinese Dance
3:35   Snack/Chinese Culture Lessons
4:30  Music/Outdoor Recess
5:15   Choice Centers, free drawing, quiet reading
6:00  End of Day
Enrichment Classes (additional fee)
  • Chinese Dance
  • Ballet
  • Piano
  • Swimming (Summer Only)

In addition to regular classroom activities, monthly field trips and a variety of school events such as church services, sports, recitals and community performances make up the annual school calendar. Please download the latest calendar here.

For information regarding uniforms please download here.

We follow the NYS Prekindergarten Foundation for  Common Core.

Please download the 2016-2017 Parent Handbook here.

The Summer Edition of Trans Kinder Nation is available now.