Welcome! We are a Jewish preschool open to families of all faiths and backgrounds, and committed to providing play-based, high-quality early childhood education to all children. 

At Mickey Fried Preschool, we believe that children learn as they play. Our school offers a warm, creative environment where each child’s unique style of living and learning is valued and nurtured. The foundation of personality, self-image and motivation to learn are all firmly established in the first five years of a child’s life. Our school helps give your child the tools, space and support for the experiences that help them learn and grow.

"Our daughter's three years at Mickey Fried Preschool was key to fostering a love of play, exploration, learning, and friendship that prepared her to flourish in elementary school."
Gary M.

Our Schedule

Now with extended hours until 6 p.m. Perfect for working parents!

The Mickey Fried Preschool offers programs for children ages two to five years old.

In addition to our core morning program from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., we offer early morning drop off starting as early as 8 a.m. and enrichment classes that can extend your child’s day.



"Both of our boys loved preschool at Mickey Fried Nursery School. They flourished in the warm and loving environment. Our whole family learned so much from the great teachers, and we made friends that will last a lifetime." — Jennie R.

Our Director

Now in her third year, Sloane Goldstein is the director of the Mickey Fried Preschool.

Previously, Sloane had been the Assistant Director at The Kaplan Cooperative Preschool (part of the United Synagogue of Hoboken, NJ), a thriving, successful, and highly regarded preschool. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from American University and her Masters in Early Childhood Education from Hofstra University. 

Questions? Email Sloane.


"My family and I were lucky enough to spend 9 consecutive years at Mickey Fried. My three children loved the school, the teachers and the friendships that were built there. Even years later, my three kids' best friends are friends they met at Mickey Fried. It was the perfect way for them to start their education. I am so grateful that I found Mickey Fried when we moved to South Orange. It holds a very special place in our family." — Allison B.

Music at MFPS!