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The transformative learning experiences at Growing Tree Preschool are designed to help our students grow both in and out of the classroom. Founded in 1987, Growing Tree Preschool is located in North Plainfield and reflects the vibrant energy of the area. We are here to help our students make an impact on the world. Are you ready to reach your potential? Join us!

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Meet Our Director

Barbara Doyle, began her career as First Grade and Kindergarten teacher in Newark, N.J., and was part of the city's original Head Start Follow up Program.
A graduate of Rutgers University, she is the Past President of the New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children and Past President of the Mid-Atlantic Region, National Association for Young Children.
She owned and operated Growing Tree Nursery School in Lyndhurst, N.J. from 1978 to 1996. The North Plainfield location, open since 1988, was originally located in Warren, N.J.
Using the Creative Curriculum, Barbara's innovative approach offers children a rich early childhood experience and a staff capable of preparing the students for success in school.

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Check out all the happenings here at The Growing Tree Preschool in our news section below. You’ll find important announcements, key updates and much more!


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Registration now OPEN



Get ready for a whole summer packed with excitement and so much fun!
With a variety of hands-on activities, it's a time for the young ones to explore, create and discover new adventures!
Our Summerfest Program runs for 8 weeks and space is limited to first come first served.



Our educational program is tailored with Weekly Themes to encourage and motivate our children to learn while they have fun!



Growing Tree is open 5 days a week, from 7:00AM to 6:00PM. Depending on your needs, we have options available where you can choose from. Payment options are available and we also accept Community Child Care Solutions Subsidy Program.

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The Growing Tree School Summerfest Enrollment Forms

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Summerfest Registration Form

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Get in Touch!

Visitors are always welcome to our school. If there’s anything you’d like to know about our programs and curriculum, please get in touch. You can call us or send us an email.

334 Somerset St. North Plainfield, NJ 07060, USA

(908) 754-5505

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